Liquidity Officer

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    Date: 14 May 2013 - 27 May 2013
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    Expire: 27 May 2013

Fixed-term contract of three (3) years

Business Unit

The incumbent assumes the responsibility of organizing and developing the liquidity management function for EIF’s mandates and ensure effective and efficient risk-return treasury solutions contributing to the achievement of the Fund’s objectives. The Liquidity Officer reports to the Head of Financial Accounting, who in turn reports to the Head of Finance. S/he will work in close relation with all Finance Units – and will maintain contacts with other EIF/EIB services as well as the banking community.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the establishment of the liquidity management process for the Mandates managed by the Fund Design and implement the internal processes, procedures and controls;
    • Actively participate in the development, testing and implementation of a liquidity management IT tool;
    • Assume responsibility for the drafting and the implementation of a specific liquidity management policy ;
    • Establish effective internal and external reporting system;
  • Actively participate in the elaboration of strategies for the mandates’ liquidity management by:
    • Analysing liquidity needs, cash flow forecasts;
    •  Identifying, recommending and developing new business opportunities in close interaction with RBD, TRM and RMM in order to enhance risk/return on liquidity management and to keep the Mandates’ liquidity management in line with  market developments;
  • Execute, with a large degree of autonomy and initiative, standard deals in liquidity management area for the short term portfolio, including:
    • Money market transactions;
    • Foreign exchange position (Spot and Forward).
  • Manage relationships with front and back office colleagues to enable efficient end-to-end completion of liquidity management processes, and maintain business relationships with external counterparties.

Qualifications

  • University degree preferably at postgraduate level in finance, economics, mathematics or related subject;
  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience of which 3  a similar role, ideally within a financial institution;
  • Professional qualifications (e.g. CFA. CAIA) would be considered as an advantage;
  • Knowledge of international Money markets and good understanding of Financial markets;
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Knowledge of other European languages would be an advantage.

Competencies

  • Ability to organise work, set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to manage projects and set up processes;
  • Team worker with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Performance and business oriented;
  • Rigour and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Sense of initiative and problem-solving approach;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit;
  • High levels of commitment, flexibility and initiative.

Comments

Due to high volume of applications, only candidates selected for interviews will receive a formal reply.
Deadline for applications: 27/05/2013
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