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Location: London
Position: Finance
Salary: £19500 - £22500 per annum pro rata
Date Posted: 07 September 2017
Vacancy Type: Graduate Internship
Job Description:


Positions Available: 1

Hours: Full time 35 hours

Location: Canary Wharf – Head Office

Duration: 12 months

Salary: Competitive Basic Salary - £19500-£22500 per annum pro rata

Start Date: ASAP

Job dimensions

Centralised daily cash flow managed by Corporate Treasury: $12 billion to $15 billion.

Management of cash, forex and financing transactions for roughly 600 affiliates worldwide.

Cash management in around 25 currencies.

Management of corporate financing (bonds and commercial paper) and of internal financing (short-term borrowings, credit lines, long and medium term loans, etc.) for group affiliates.

A large number of internal contacts (Front Office, Accounting, Consolidation, Corporate Finance, Legal Affairs, Affiliates Financing

Operations, Tax, world-wide affiliates) and external contacts (bank counter-parties, custodian banks).

This post will focus on the Contract Desk and the administration of key legal documents. It will also interact with the Treasury Desk and the FX & Financing Desk.

Context and environment

A very high level of risk inherent in a financial markets environment (fraud, counter-party, cyber-security ...).

Stringent regulatory environment: banking regulations, reporting obligations, international economic sanctions and compliance with anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism legislation.

Key role in ensuring the completeness of all documentation relating to a centralised treasury function.

Sarbanes-Oxley procedures to respect throughout the group treasury operations.

Key Deliverables

When necessary, and under the supervision of the Head of Contracts Desk, contribute to the operational activities:

  • Review contractual legal framework relating to payment / FX requests received from Group affiliates
  • Working with team members, control, confirm and update as required all bank mandates / intercompany treasury management contracts
  • Working with team members, control, confirm and update as required the delegation of authorities / Powers of Attorney
  • Liaise with the legal department for the follow-up of compliance on transactions related to international sanctions
  • Participate in daily Sarbanes Oxley controls
  • Participate in treasury management system development to meet the optimisation of treasury activities relating to contract management.
  • Undertake ad hoc administrative tasks relating to Group Cash Management contract administration
  • Undertake ad hoc studies relating to Group Cash Management

Key requirements:

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in relevant subject (finance/economics, min 2:1).
  • Capacity and will to work in an international and multicultural environment with the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to speak fluent French would be an advantage but not essential. 


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