Treasury and Strategic Planning Manager – NS20/3005

Submitted by nsia_admin on Tue, 02/04/2020 - 10:23

Reporting to the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, the successful candidate will assess, organise and manage the efficient utilization of the Authority’s funds to maintain the institution’s liquidity, manage overall cost of funds, support fund raising, and mitigate operational and financial risk. This Officer will lead; financial planning, business forecasting and drive strategic analysis around key business initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the setup of a robust treasury function.
  • Supports strategic business planning process of the Authority.
  • Partners with various teams to formulate and appraise appropriate strategies for their respective areas and supports delivery of the overall business strategy and long-range plans.
  • Conducts financial analysis and business case development to support the corporate strategy on an ongoing basis.
  • Performs scenario modelling for multiple initiatives and layers this into financial planning.
  • Supports fund growth through scenario planning and analysis of business opportunities.
  • Develops models for potential changes to capital structure and supports acquisition and divestiture planning.
  • Ensures forecast accuracy by reviewing short-term and long-term trends for the Authority’s investing products.
  • Monitors economic and market trends, anticipates potential impact on the Authority’s financial soundness and proactively recommends appropriate strategies to ensure the achievement of medium and long-term financial targets.
  • Develops and implements strategies for capital & fund structure to support acquisition, divestment, and other shareholding arrangements.
  • Coordinates the capital deployment review process of the Authority.
  • Manages risk exposure in relation to the Authority’s investment and financing arrangements.
  • Administers foreign exchange risk management and develops foreign exchange risk mitigation strategies.
  • Oversees working capital funding and management.
  • Utilizes cash forecasting and budgeting tools to assist management in short and long-term strategic planning.
  • Maintains a system of policies and procedures that afford an adequate level of control over treasury activities.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance from a reputable university
  • MBA / Masters’ in a finance related field / CFA is required
  • A minimum of 10 years cognate experience, must have spent at least 5 years running a sizeable treasury function
  • Extensive experience in preparing cash forecasts and cash flow analyses
  • Experience in the preparation of financial schedules and building complex financial models to evaluate various financial plans
  • Extensive experience in strategy planning, Assets and Liability Management and fund-raising
  • Knowledge of investment portfolio strategy and financial instruments
  • Advanced spreadsheet and modeling skills and strong project management skills
  • Proven leadership, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Good understanding of the NSIA mandate, regulations and operating environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, networking and communication skills
  • Able to break down problems into meaningful parts and come to rational and well-thought out conclusions