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Treasury Payments officer

  • Limassol, Cyprus
Finance and Accounting

Job description

On behalf of our client a top tier, rapidly growing transportation company, with a focus on high value transportation investments in shipping, intermodal, aviation, and rail, is seeking to hire a Treasury Payments officer. Candidates with varying levels of relevant work experience will be considered. The individual will join a new growing, diverse and multi-jurisdictional accounting & finance team to support a growing ship owner group structure.

  • Support the execution of weekly payment cycles through the treasury management system or banking portals ensuring sufficient funds are available in the asset owning entities in the structure for execution of payments.
  • Track effective payment execution and report to the Payments Manager of any issues as well as proposing a course of action.
  • Support the Payments Manager and Treasury Manager with daily liquidity and funding requirements - planning and executing funding payments or withdrawals from various entities within the Group’s banks to maintain liquidity, minimize interest costs.
  • Monitoring cash balances and transactions, effect controlled independent call backs for new beneficiaries and create payment templates, in line with approved treasury procedures.
  • Maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Assist with monthly management reporting on cash balances by account, type, including the reporting of cash returns and trends.
  • Assist with debt facilities management, ensuring loan records are up to date.
  • Support the Payments Manager and Treasury Manager with treasury management system implementation requirements pertaining to payment processes and controls.
  • Support the Payments Manager in the communication with the various banking partners, covering among others the opening & closing bank accounts, handling of issues, fulfilling KYC requirements.
  • Support the Payments Manager in providing data for treasury team’s cash flow forecasting and planning.
  • At all times adhere to internal policies and procedures of the Treasury department and the Group.
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks assigned from time to time by the Payments Manager and/or Treasury Manager.

Job requirements

  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentation)– excellent knowledge of the English language is expected with ability to interact with key stakeholders.
  • At least 3 years of previous experience as a treasury or payments officer, ideally in the shipping industry.
  • Demonstrable strong performance record.
  • Proactive, diligent, reliable, driven and self-motivated, with willingness to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organisational skills, delivering quality results within set deadlines.
  • Willingness to develop professionally through ongoing feedback and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Competent with new technologies (automation, new system rollouts).
  • Rigorous, methodical, analytical.
  • Understanding of finance, accounting rules etc. Prior maritime industry background is desirable but not essential.
  • Team collaborator that builds long term relationships.
  • Limassol, Cyprus
Finance and Accounting