Treasury and Foreign Operations

Posted On: 14 December 2020 PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria   Lagos
Reference: N/A Type: Full-Time

Job Description

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria - Our client is a development finance institution involved in providing short and medium-term loans, risk bearing services as well as trade and market information and export advisory services to the Nigerian export community.


The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Managing the organisation's liquidity and cash flow ensuring business needs are met in a cost effective and prudent manner while maintaining and managing optimal investments to drive business values.

  • Coordinating and managing the design and implementation of mechanisms to enable proactive identification, resolution and management of financial risks (liquidity, interest rate, etc).

  • Articulating and ensuring the Treasury and Foreign Operations Strategy aligns with the corporate goals and objectives of the organisation.

  • Providing guidance and direction in the execution of the department’s work plans and programmes.

  • Establishing processes that enhancing effective identification of financial risks and exposure and facilitating appropriate foreign exchange and interest hedging decisions.

  • Managing the organisation’s cash flow liquidity and ensuring its ability to meet financial obligations/contingencies and operations.

  • Ensuring timely and accurate collection, banking and records of inflows.

  • Ensuring disbursements are approved in line with financial authority limits and adequately supported by relevant documentation.

  • Overseeing the preparation of cash forecast and funding requirements to determine the organisation’s cash flow and liquidity position.

  • Reviewing and proposing financing options to meet the organisation’s cash deficits/financing needs at minimal cost.


  • First degree in Business Administration, Accounting or any other Finance / Business related discipline.

  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. CFA, ACCA, ACA.

  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience with at least two (2) years managerial experience.

  • Significant knowledge of treasury operations as well as understanding the different asset classes and financial instruments, including hedge products.

  • Experience in opening letters of Credit and managing domestic and correspondent banking relationships.

  • Ability to monitor trend and developments in the financial markets, including movements interest rates and exchange rates, with a view to making recommendations on sound investment decisions

  • Experience in cash flow and liquidity management.

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organise and manage human resources to attain goals.

  • Willingness to work extra hours where required in order to achieve the organisation’s objectives.


The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Investing the organisation’s free funds to yield optimal returns.

  • Coordinating the review, analysis and reporting of the organisation’s investment portfolio, yield and instruments.

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with relevant financial institutions and government agencies to ensure long term financial viability.

  • Providing advice to management team on all treasury related issues.

  • Continually reviewing and assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of the department’s policies, procedures and processes and identify improvement opportunities.

  • Preparing the department’s annual budget and monitor its implementation.

  • Authorising expenditure/transactions in line with the approved financial authority limits.

  • Communicating the goals of the department to subordinates and ensuring alignment of the department’s activities with divisional goals and objectives.

  • Conducting performance appraisal and monitoring the performance of direct reports in line with agreed targets.

  • Preparing and submitting monthly activity performance reports to the ED, Corporate Services.




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