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Treasury Accountant - 12 months FTC

Location: Buckinghamshire United Kingdom
Job ID: R0009338
Date Posted: May 9, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Together with the Treasury Accountant be responsible for the day-to-day financing of the regional treasury centre. This includes:

  • Short term external financing via loans, commercial paper and FX swaps

  • Long term strategic financing in liaison with Hitachi HQ and other regional treasury centres

  • Cash flow forecasting in order to support business liquidity

  • Intercompany financing for Hitachi Group Companies (EMEA region)

  • Executing payments       

  • Maintaining a close liaison with Hitachi Group Companies and external stakeholders (e.g. banks) on a daily basis

  • Responsible for managing and centralising the cash flow forecasting for the entire EMEA region.

  • Key stakeholder with regard to setting up and maintaining the connectivity of all bank accounts in the treasury management system

  • Assisting the Managing Director and the Treasury Manager with the connection of new internal companies (EMEA region) to the regional treasury centre

  • Continuous review and improvement of internal procedures and documentation processes

  • Providing support to ongoing projects within the treasury department (e.g. payment on behalf of & internal FX)

  • Adopt controls which are in place so as to control, monitor and prevent fraudulent use of company funds

  • Undertake a variety of treasury related analysis and forecasts to ensure that the cash, interest, and investment position is fully understood and that each position is optimised

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Demonstrable experience in Finance, preferably within a treasury or banking environment

  • Knowledge of bank financing, commercial paper and foreign exchange products

  • Keen sense of ownership

  • Strongly promote knowledge sharing

  • Focus on continuous improvement

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with external and internal stakeholders

  • Solid organisational and analytical skills with a close attention to detail

  • Excellent numerical skills

  • Experience of SAP and Excel is desirable

This will be a fixed-term contract for 12 months.

This role will be based in Stoke Poges, UK . Flexible working will be offered, but the successful candidate must be able to attend the office when required.

Benefits Package

Company Funded Benefits

  • Market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement  - with the option to buy up to an additional 5 days per year

  • A Holiday Banking scheme allowing you to bank untaken holiday to use another year

  • Group Personal Pension

  • Private Medical Insurance with self-funded option to cover family members

  • Employee Assistance Programme available to all employees

  • Personal Accident Insurance

Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee) include:

  • Cycle To Work scheme

  • Gym Membership

  • Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children

  • Health screening

  • Dining card

Company Overview

Hitachi Europe Ltd (HEU) is a social innovation company with headquarters based in Stoke Poges, England. The company’s European operations employ over 550 people to deliver services and solutions to customers in several key business areas. The company's portfolio includes digital media products, industrial components and equipment, European procurement and sourcing, research and design, information systems.

HEU is also responsible for managing a Shared Services Group that provides the Company's business units with a range of innovative and effective common services that deliver value, create ‘lean’ processes and support growth and development - including HR, IT, Legal, Finance, Public Affairs and Business Development.

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