Group Treasury & Corporate Finance Manager

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Job Description

About the job

Overall Purpose of Role :

As the Group Treasury & Corporate Finance Manager you will play a pivotal role in managing the Company & Subsidiaries’ (‘the Group’) treasury operations and corporate finance activities. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of treasury management, liquidity management, cash flow forecasting, and corporate finance strategies to optimize the Group’s financial position and support its strategic objectives.

Primary Responsibilities, Authorities & Accountabilities :

Treasury Management:

Develop and implement treasury policies, bank mandates and procedures to ensure efficient cash management, liquidity, and risk mitigation.

Manage daily cash flow operations, including cash positioning, forecasting, and liquidity management.

Monitor and analyze banking relationships, negotiate terms and conditions, and optimize banking services to minimize costs and maximize efficiency.

Execute cash transactions, including payments, investments, and borrowings, in compliance with internal policies and regulatory requirements.

2. Project Finance:

Coordinate the issuance and management of bank guarantees required for project contracts, ensuring compliance with contractual obligations and project specifications.

Evaluate project financing requirements during bid phase and post award and identify the appropriate types of bank guarantees, including bid bonds, performance bonds, and advance payment guarantees and working capital instruments to support project execution.

Liaise with project managers, legal teams, and external banks to facilitate the issuance, renewal, and release of bank guarantees throughout the project lifecycle.

Monitor and track the utilization of bank guarantees and funded facilities, including maintaining accurate records, tracking expiry dates, and coordinating the timely release of guarantees upon project completion or contract fulfilment.

3. Corporate Finance:

Lead the development and execution of corporate finance strategies, including capital structure optimization, debt financing, and capital raising initiatives.

Evaluate financing alternatives and capital markets opportunities to support business growth and expansion plans.

Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including senior management, finance, and legal teams, to structure and execute financing transactions.

Manage relationships with external financial advisors, investment banks, and lenders to facilitate financing arrangements and strategic transactions.

4. Risk Management:

Identify and assess financial risks, including interest rate risk, foreign exchange risk, and credit risk, and implement appropriate hedging strategies to mitigate exposures.

Monitor compliance with financial covenants, debt agreements, repayment schedules and regulatory requirements to ensure adherence to contractual obligations and mitigate compliance risks.

Develop and maintain financial models and scenarios to assess the impact of market developments and economic factors on the Group’s financial position and liquidity.

5. Reporting and Analysis:

Prepare regular treasury reports and analysis for senior management and the Board of Directors, highlighting key performance metrics, financial trends, and risk exposures.

Provide strategic insights and recommendations to senior management based on financial analysis and market intelligence to support decision-making processes.

Support the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and long-term financial plans by providing input on treasury and financing assumptions and scenarios.

Role Specific Competencies

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.

Professional certification such as Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA or CA).

Minimum of 8 years of experience in treasury management, corporate finance, or investment banking, with a proven track record of success in a similar role. Experience working with banks in the UAE and KSA will be a plus.

Strong understanding of financial markets, banking products, and regulatory requirements, with expertise in treasury operations, cash management, and corporate finance.

Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to analyze complex financial data, evaluate financial risks, develop financial models and strategic recommendations.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

Proactive mindset, with the ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Proficiency in financial modeling, Excel, and treasury management systems • High ethical standards, integrity, and commitment to compliance with internal policies and regulatory requirements.