Foreign Exchange Operations Manager

Position Type

Permanent - Full Time

Speciality

Operations

Location

Daresbury, UK

Role Purpose

The role will report to the Head of Operations EMEA and US who needs an experienced professional to help drive the evolution of the group’s foreign exchange management processes, ensuring they can continue to support the rapid growth of the business. The Foreign Exchange Operations Manager will be responsible for managing all foreign exchange transactions of Greensill. This will involve working closely with other Operational teams and the treasury team to ensure all currency requirements of the business are met and exposures are hedged according to Treasury Policy. In addition to deal execution, the role will be responsible for aspects including settlement and reporting.

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Accountabilities

  • Be able to step into the daily FX dealing and settlement processes, covering activities such as:
    • Planning each days FX requirements, taking into account maturing deals and new requirements and determining the most effective execution approach
    • After ensuring required approvals are in place, execute the FX deals on the multi bank platform and export into the TMS
    • Oversee settlement with the banks, in close cooperation with the Payment Operations Team
    • Manage intercompany FX settlement, in particular maturities and new deals with Greensill Bank
  • Ensure all processes are fully documented
  • Work closely with the Treasurer on enhancements and process improvements which will be required as the group continues to expand and demands increase
  • Attend meetings with members of the Treasury Team with the Group’s FX banks so ensure maintenance of a high level of service
  • Interact effectively with the Trade Distribution team to ensure all foreign exchange requirements of the Group are understood and planned for
  • Work closely with other Operational teams and the Treasurer on ad hoc transactions where there is a material FX component that needs to be managed
  • Reporting of FX performance and metrics via utilisation of the reporting capabilities of the TMS
  • Involvement with the FX management of international subsidiaries
  • Working with the Treasurer, ensure effective hedging solutions are in place for restricted currencies (likely to involve NDF’s)
  • Assess opportunities to borrow currencies at cheaper rates by reviewing market opportunities
  • Support the Treasurer in communicating the cost of currency funding via swaps (including currency basis)

Skills and Abilities

    • Experience of a front office FX Dealing environment, having transacted FX deals before
    • As a result of experience gained, or formal qualifications, is fully competent in all principles underpinning foreign exchange markets and all products and is able to practically apply this knowledge
    • Familiar and confident in interacting with banking counterparties from a dealing perspective
    • Strong system skills and familiar with using a Treasury Management System
    • Experience of managing a team and welcomes the chance to mentor and develop talent
    • Ability to show initiative and work autonomously and efficiently under tight timeframes with a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent at developing their network, both internally and with external parties
    • Comfortable working in a highly dynamic, flat and entrepreneurial environment
    • Hands on approach with ability to get into the detail and understand complex transactions and issues
    • Willingness to work in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment

Desirable

    • Treasury Qualification, AMCT or FCT
    • Accounting background
    • Middle/Back office Treasury experience relating to foreign exchange dealing

Perks of the job

Hard Work, Well Paid

Our mix of salary, bonus and equity means that when your hard work leads to Greensill's success, you will be generously rewarded. What's more, all of our compensation packages include competitive pensions and benefits.

Great People, Great Work

Greensill people are smart. We are original thinkers who bring innovative ideas to work everyday. We work hard, respect one another, and are treated equally, no matter our position in the company.

Bright Future, Worldwide

The phenomenal rate of global growth that Greensill enjoys translates into abundant opportunity for career development, no matter your role or geographic location. Join us for an exciting career path that can only be offered by one of the fastest growing fintechs in the business.

Cool Offices, Cool Places

Wherever you work for Greensill, you will be in a smart, inclusive and friendly office with all the resources you need. We choose the best locations in the best cities, so you can focus on your work in a challenging and energetic environment without the typical burdens of bureaucracy or hierarchy.

Hear from our people

It’s exciting to come to work and be part of a growing company with fantastic people, where we pull out all the stops to get the job done.

Ann Jones,
Team Leader Payments, UK

Greensill encourages an entrepreneurial spirit among its employees that empowers and inspires our team to find innovative solutions every day.

Adam Cherubini,
VP Origination, USA

I enjoy working in a growth environment, with spirited and smart, eager colleagues who are keen to learn every day.

Myrjam Tschoeke,
Global Head of Origination, Germany

Every day is different, and the team is made up of people from such varied backgrounds so you’re constantly learning and getting different ideas on how to do things.

Debora Santosa,
VP Origination, Australia

Greensill provides an inclusive, family-natured, innovational culture that encourages out of the box thinking.

Jivesh Singh,
Associate, South Africa

Greensill gives hardworking employees the support they need to grow professionally, and the freedom to take on as much responsibility as they desire.

Rachelle Bower,
Analyst, USA

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