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Senior Financial Analyst, Treasury, London

Requisition ID:  46361
Business Unit:  Fitch Group
Category:  Finance
Location: 

London, GB

Date Posted:  Mar 29, 2024

At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective.  Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion.  Fitch’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences.  Fitch’s ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support. 

 

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

 

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide have helped fund a century of growth and enables you to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Senior Finance Analyst, Treasury, London

 

Fitch Group Treasury department is currently seeking a Senior Finance Analyst based out of our London office located at 30 North Colonnade, Canary Wharf.

 

This position will be based in London, reporting to the Senior Associate Director – Treasury, who in turn reports to the Fitch Head of Treasury, also based in London.  The Fitch Head of Treasury reports to the Hearst Corporate Treasurer and to the Fitch Global Financial Controller (both based in New York).

 

The Senior Finance Analyst will assist on key initiatives and projects across Treasury operations and help to develop and implement best practices. The Senior Finance Analyst will work closely with the London Treasury team as well as their counterparts in New York with an opportunity to engage with teams across Finance.

 

What We Offer:

  • Hybrid working (3 days in office, 2 days working from home per current company policy)
  • Opportunity to make an impact and be recognised at the highest management levels
  • Be a part of implementing market leading Treasury best practices in one of the worlds largest media companies
  • Exposure to and working with the corporate Treasury Team at Hearst

We’ll Count on You To:

  • Conduct research and provide financial and strategic support in evaluation and implementation of new Treasury initiatives
  • Creation of ad hoc analysis and presentations for internal stakeholders
  • Drive process efficiencies by leveraging available data
  • Support strategic analysis and planning for the Treasury team
  • Analysis of key KPIs and trends; implementation of dashboard tools
  • Analyse potential areas for automation and assist in development of RPA (Robotic Process Automation) and other process improvement initiatives
  • Integrate Treasury into the larger corporate initiative around the use of Artificial Itelligence
  • Learn and support Treasury operational daily tasks such as bank account reconciliations, cash allocations, Accounts Payable and Treasury Payments, electronic banking, cash positioning, cash pooling, cash flow forecasting, foreign currency hedging, bank account signatories, SOX requirements, reporting, and other ad hoc tasks
  • Help identify opportunities to optimise the utilisation of the department’s Gtreasury workstation platform

 

What You Need to Have:

  • Minimum of two years' relevant experience in finance, data or software engineering role
  • Degree in Finance, Economics, Math, Statistics, Computer Science or other related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite / tools
  • Data analytics skills or familiarity with tools such as Power BI, SQL, and / or Python
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Self-starter, with a hands-on approach, comfortable with ambiguous or open-ended assignments
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to liaise with colleagues outside department and external partners at all levels across different countries and cultures
  • Self-organised, committed to meet business needs and timelines, able to work flexibly where required
  • Proactive, contributing ideas to enhance all relevant systems and processes

 

What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Knowledge of SAP and/or Oracle ERP’s, including reporting packages
  • Familiarity with a treasury workstation platform

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites:  www.fitchratings.com www.fitchsolutions.com www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

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