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Treasury Analyst

Islamic Relief

The Vacancy

Islamic Relief Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organisation, serving humanity for over 40 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disasters.

IRW’s Treasury Division is recruiting for the position of ‘Treasury Analyst’ to join its dynamic team on a full-time, permanent basis to be based out of its offices in Birmingham, UK. The organisation is currently operating to a hybrid working model.

The role holder will support the Treasury function in providing a first-class service to Islamic Relief Worldwide with a key aspect of the role being developing the way the department produces analysis and uses financial information to support decision making and achievement of the organisation’s strategic objective. Additionally, the role will support the operational aspects within the function.

• Development and production of Treasury Dashboards for supporting the organisation with managing Foreign Exchange (FX) and Banking risks.

• Ownership and management of timely, insightful, and accurate cash flow reporting and currency mapping for Treasury including analysis to provide clear outcomes to support the objectives of the Finance and Corporate Services division.

• Identifying and implementing reporting efficiencies within Treasury, ensuring continuous improvement and efficiency projects

• Building relationships to effectively influence and challenge Business decisions, strategy and outcomes.

• Ownership, development and production of the Treasury Reporting Pack.

• Managing controls and processes around report preparation with a view to lead ongoing development and enhancements.

• Supporting the Treasury Operations manager with day-to-day management of treasury operations including oversight of processing payments, both internal and third party, FX confirmation matching, and accurate position determination

• Keep up to date with developments in the charity sector regulatory reporting requirements.

• Provide Management with ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required.

The successful candidate must have or be:

  • Qualified or studying toward a Treasury or Chartered Accountancy qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACT, AMCT), accountancy (or equivalent), with specialism in Banking and/or Treasury, not necessary to have it.
  • Successful track record of operating under pressure; handling sensitive and confidential information and delivering credible service.
  • Practical demonstrable Treasury reporting experience, ideally within a multicurrency treasury, international context
  • Experience in an accounting environment with experience of foreign exchange risk mitigation.
  • Experience of payment processing, ideally within an international environment
  • The ability to operate within a fast-changing environment: with an adaptable, flexible and supportive approach.
  • Recommends and implements process improvements; develops and encourages new and Innovative solutions.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Application of strong technical/analytic skills (Excel based) modelling etc.
  • Report developing Experience of using Microsoft Power Bi and Unit 4 ERP (desirable).
  • Approaches problems and tasks systematically, with an analytical and innovative mindset.
  • Strong time management skills, adept at working calmly under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent numeracy skills with the ability to manipulate large data.
  • Good all-round business acumen, analytical and innovative thinking with an understanding of the role of the Finance department in adding value to operational decision making.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, be self-motivated with high energy.
  • Ability to coordinate and provide support to cross functional teams related to banking and treasury matters.
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals and takes responsibility for personal development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to form working relationships at all levels.
  • Proven ability to understand and explain complex issues to non-finance & finance specialists.
  • Ability to analyse complex information, understand the implications and make clear recommendations.

For more information, please click on the Documents tab above to view the full Job Description.

If you are talented, reliable, service-minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW’s mission and values of sincerity, excellence, compassion, social justice and custodianship, please apply by completing our online application form.

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PLEASE NOTE: Interviews are expected to take place on an ongoing basis until a suitable appointment is made. Thus, we may close the vacancy earlier than advertised.

Pre-employment Checks:

Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:

  • screening clearance
  • proof of eligibility to live and work within the UK
  • receipt of satisfactory references

Please note, for UK-based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

IRW is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom IRW engages. IRW expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.

In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer

How to apply

Treasury Analyst (current-vacancies.com)

Deadline: 10 Mar 2024

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