Senior Specialist, Front Office, Regional Treasury Asia Pacific

Full-time
Intermediate (3-6 years)

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Bloomberg
  • Cash Management
  • Compliance
  • Derivatives
  • Economics
  • Forecasting
  • FX
  • Market Development
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Risk Management
  • SAP
  • Settlements
  • Trading Systems
  • Treasury

Job Description

Senior Specialist, Front Office, Regional Treasury Asia Pacific

Location: HK-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Located in Hong Kong, BASF’s Asia Pacific headquarters oversees more than 18,000 employees at about 100 production sites and 125 sales offices across the region. In addition to a number of regional business units, the Hong Kong office also houses regional functional units including Corporate Affairs, Finance and Controlling, Human Resources, Management Consulting, Procurement and Supply Chain Services.
Objectives of the Position
  • Reporting to Senior Manager, Regional Treasury Asia Pacific, the incumbent will
    • Responsible for decision making and execution of cash management and foreign currency hedging of assigned companies under the Regional Treasury platform
    • Prepare monthly liquidity forecast reports of assigned companies
    • Ensure compliance with internal and external rules, regulations and corporate governance
    • Serve as expert for cash and foreign exchange management as well as money market and currency market development in Asia Pacific
    • Take initiatives to streamline or re-engineer treasury processes towards digitization and best practice standards 
Job Responsibilities
  • Monitor cash management and foreign currency exposure on a daily basis and make decision on cash investment, loan draw-down/ repayment and foreign currency hedging
  • Prepare 6-month rolling cash flow forecast and contribute to global liquidity planning community
  • Strictly follow Group guidelines, policies and procedures in conducting Front Office operations; as well as external regulations for all cash management and foreign currency transactions
  • Monitor macroeconomic development, money market and currency market development to contribute to cash management and hedging strategies development
  • Review operation works flow and identify improvement areas to optimize data transparency and process efficiency
  • Work closely with Back Office to ensure smooth execution, settlement and accounting entries
  • Keep up to date on banking products, money market, currency markets and trading systems; assess and select trading partners for competitive bidding
  • Maintain relationship with internal and external business partners, collaborate with global and regional units in cash and foreign currency management projects
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics  or related disciplines. MBA or Master’s degree welcome
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in finance, treasury areas, preferably with experience in cash management, foreign exchange trading and risk management
  • Profound understanding and operation experience in Finance and Treasury such as cash forecasting, pooling, netting bank deposits, loans, money market, foreign currency derivatives as well as local finance related regulatory framework and environment in major Asia countries
  • Ability in developing and analysing cash flow statement and liquidity forecast plans
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, SAP, 360T, Fireapps, Bloomberg and Power BI
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills and is a team player as well as independent
  • Fluent in English
Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelMaster
LanguageEnglish
BASF AGManufacturing and Industrial

45/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central

directions_walk6 mins walk from Central Station