Treasury Accountant

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • CLS UK Intermediate Holdings Ltd.
  • 16 oct. 17 2017-10-16

Purpose – management and effective control of CLS cash and deposits on a daily basis.

Key activities

Major duties and responsibilities of the job

  • Treasury
    • Recommending investments based on cash requirements by entity, rates and diversification of portfolio to senior management for approval, and placing funds with counterparties.
    • Preparing and posting all accounting entries related to investments.
    • Calculating interest from investments, reconciling funds received against expected balances.
    • Preparing and posting revaluation journals for Treasury assets.
    • Reconciling bank accounts on a timely basis.
    • Preparing management reporting information on a monthly and adhoc basis.
    • Compiling Treasury Oversight Committee papers including stress testing analysis, foreign exchange exposure positions and investment proposals.
    • Managing CLS’s foreign exchange exposures including placing FX orders for spot and forward dates.
    • Maintaining hedge accounting documentation requirements, ensuring it is compliant with IAS39/IFRS9.
    • Preparation of papers for the CLS Boards and sub committees.
    • Assisting with oversight of the Accounts Payable function.
  • Cash & Capital management
    • Ensuring funding is in place in each entity to meet liquidity requirements.
    • Reconciling bank accounts on a weekly and monthly basis.
    • Preparing monthly cashflow forecasts by legal entity, using information gathered from the wider finance team and business as required.
    • Ensure cash flow forecasts are in line with the business planning team and understand any discrepancies, using this to determine investment plans and capital structure.
    • Monitoring and managing funds within CLS Treasury Investment Policy limits.


  •     Regulatory and counterparty reporting
    • Preparing regulatory reports for the Fed and other US government agencies as required including BQ2 reporting.
    • Providing information to Treasury counterparties related to FATCA and KYC requests as required.
    • Managing the account opening processes with counterparties and building the accounts into CLS’s internal controls and check.
    • Monitor developments with ESMA and Dodd-Frank. Act on CLS derivatives trading.
    • Ensure all legal documentation is kept up to date for CLS derivative counterparties.

Essential Experience

Experience, education and any certifications as necessary for successful job performance

  • Qualified accountant with broad accounting experience gained within Financial Services (Chartered ACA highly desirable).
  • Exposure, experience and/or understanding of Treasury activity advantageous.
  • Preferably trained within practice and moved into industry or banking upon qualification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Competencies required  for successful job performance

  • Highly numeric with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong understanding of processes and controls.
  • Able to meet deadlines with strong attention to detail.
  • Sound commercial judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with senior managers and external parties.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to produce reports and documentation of a high standard.
  • Strong team player with an eagerness to work collaboratively.
  • Strong Treasury experience gained from practical experience and/or exams.


Success Factors

Personal Characteristics contributing to an individual’s ability to excel in the position

  • Highly motivated.
  • Able to work within a team, encourage collaborative behaviors and create an environment that supports continuous learning and improvement.
  • Enthusiastic learner with strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail with ability to deliver under pressure.