Banking Team Leader

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Banking Team Lead

A new role has just opened in our Finance Department for a Treasury & Banking Team Lead. This is a permanent, full time role. The purpose of this role is to oversee the daily operations of the Treasury & Banking Team to ensure efficiency and accuracy are maintained whilst meeting challenging deadlines in a dynamic environment. The role involves supervision of cash management and liquidity, and general funding to meet trading requirements and client payments. The role also includes overseeing client asset reporting, ensuring we meet out regulatory requirements within the scope of the Client Asset Regulations. Hence, monitoring and control of reconciliations, daily reporting obligations and escalations are an essential part of this role.

Key Responsibilities:

Monitor and control workflows and distribution of tasks among the team;

Responsible for upskilling and development of team members and assisting with their personal development and performance in line with the team's OKRs;

Identify areas in need of process improvement and propose solutions to remove gaps and enhance efficiencies;

Cover critical roles when required; Cash positioning, Third Party payments, FX exposure management, FX rate risk monitoring, Institutional Credit Risk reporting, VAR Analysis, Client Money Calculation, Bank Account Reconciliations and Bank Credit Allocation;

Process and authorise all payment instructions in a time-sensitive manner;

Responsible for all bank account opening and closing, maintenance of internal ledgers, and upkeep of the Master Register of bank accounts;

Responsible for the update and the distribution of mandates of authorised personnel with our banking counterparts;

Act as first point of contact for escalation of issues to Senior Management and Group Risk;

Act as main point of contact for client asset inspections (internal and external);

Maintain strong relationships with numerous internal business areas and external banking partners;

Inspect and sign-off on all reconciliations and reports, deliverable to Senior Management, Group Risk and CBI;

Oversee preparation and distribution of dashboard reports to Senior Management;

Responsible for upkeep of the team's procedure documents, ensuring they are updated in line with current regulations and recommendations;

Ad hoc projects and tasks as they arise.

Requirements

Minimum of 3 years Treasury/Banking experience;

Experience of leading a team an advantage;

Knowledge of Client Asset Regulations is ideal;

Certified Treasury Professional or equivalent certification preferred;

Ability to multi-task, prioritise appropriately and manage completing deadlines;

Strong organisational and critical thinking skills;

Proven problem-solving abilities;

Possess a strong work ethic and drive to be a financial leader within the organisation;

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;

Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

A forward-thinking individual who is adaptable to change;

IT literate with a good knowledge of MS Office applications.

 

 

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Ian Byrne

Consultant 01 9476341 Ian.byrne@cpl.ie