Financial Risk and Treasury Accountant

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Hull
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Division
    Accountancy & Finance
  • Salary
    £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
  • Ref
    PR29665
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Financial Risk and Treasury Accountant

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Location: Hull

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified/finalist level ACA/ACCA/CIMA accountant keen on joining a forward thinking, high profile organisation based in Hull. Candidates should have broad based accountancy skills. Flexible/hybrid working is an option, salary may be negotiable and an excellent benefits package is available along with specific training into the areas of risk, treasury and hedging.

THE ROLE:
• Oversees the operation of the company’s bank facilities and act as the primary liaison with the Group Treasury Department of the company’s parent group
• Responsible for ensuring that all treasury activities (including any authorised use of swaps, hedges and banking transactions) are properly performed in a timely and effective manner in accordance with the business and its parent group’s treasury management policies.
• Ownership of the company’s risk register and support senior management with the development of the business’ enterprise risk management policies. They will own the procedures and control frameworks around trading and treasury activities, including hedge accounting, whilst maintaining responsibility for the business’ trade capture tool that is used monitor the company’s commodity positions on a real-time basis.
• The Financial Risk and Treasury Accountant will act as the main day-to-day contact point with the front office traders and will work closely with the Commercial team, to produce, analyse and report position data and risk limits
• They will be responsible for middle and back office activities for all physical and derivative commodity trades and They will be expected to advise senior management on foreign exchange risk exposures and limits and assist in the execution of FX trades.
• They will also be responsible for organising and coordinating the Financial Risk Committee where they will also report on the company’s risk exposures and mitigations.

THE CANDIDATE:
• You may be a newly qualified accountant, perhaps 1-2 years post qualified or at part qualified finalist level ACA/ACCA/CIMA and looking to join an extremely forward thinking high profile organisation
• Ideally educated to degree level (although not essential) you have excellent inter-personal and communication skills at all levels and strong technical competence in broad based accountancy skills
• Preferably you will already have an understanding of risk and hedging concepts although training will be provided in this niche area of finance
• You want to join a company that is big enough to be a strong player in their sector but not too big that your input goes unnoticed. The company puts huge emphasis on their inclusive, collaborative culture were working as a team really matters
• Most of all you are looking to join a company where you can grow and develop your skills for your own personal development and where you can really achieve your future career goals

THE COMPANY:
The company is based in Hull and operates in a niche sector of manufacture and trading.

BENEFITS:
£40,000 - £50,000 (negotiable) dependent upon background, experience, and level of qualification. An extra 10% of salary is available for a choice of benefits + 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) + flexible/some hybrid working is available.

THE CONSULTANCY
• Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
• Established in 1998
• Employ approx 30 staff
• 2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
• Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
• Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc’s, blue chip organisations and SME’s , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
• From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.
• It is the policy of Edwards & Pearce to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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