Senior Treasury Analyst – Downtown Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Performs advanced analyses and assists in high-level recommendations on a variety of treasury and financial assurance activities including cash and investment management; financial assurance portfolio structure and cost; financing activities such as bond transactions and leases; and risk management activities such as interest rate and foreign currency hedging.

Responsibilities

  • Manage daily cash positioning and cash flow forecasting to maximize cash for investing and minimize borrowing costs. Actively monitor and assess the cash forecast, analyzing differences between forecast and actuals, coordinating with accounting and financial analysis teams as required to support cash flow-related management and Board of Director reporting.
  • Provide analytical support for the liquidity position of the company, making recommendations for revolving credit facility and commercial paper borrowings and repayments on a timely basis to ensure that cash flow is adequate to support business needs and that debt balances are managed to reduce costs.
  • Work with other team members to ensure outgoing wire transfers are executed on a timely basis within the company’s internal control framework.
  • Works with internal and external resources to ensure that all cash-related needs of existing and/or new business interests are addressed timely and accurately. This includes coordinating efforts associated with field personnel, the  Service Center, and third parties, including lockbox and merchant services providers.
  • Review bank account structure and make recommendations for increased efficiency. Prepare a regular bank fee analysis that can be used by the company to assess banking relationships and cost saving opportunities.
  • Participates in the evaluation of the company’s financing activities, including bond financings, lease versus buy analyses, commercial paper, and bank facilities.
  • Monitors current market conditions and analyzes potential derivative transactions (primarily interest rate and foreign currency). Provides support to the organization by ensuring that derivative activities are carried out within the parameters of established policies and authorization limits.
  • Actively manage responsibilities and deadlines to ensure that customer (field organization) needs are met on a timely and effective basis.
  • Use professional judgment and accounting/finance experience to assess the company’s overall financial position (computation of key financial ratios, benchmarking and stress testing), which will contribute to the compilation of financial presentations to the Board of Directors, senior management or the credit rating agencies as well as quarterly compliance reporting.
  • Provide analytical support to the Treasury and Financial Assurance team on ad hoc/special projects.

Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or similar area of study.,
  • Experience: 3 years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).

Senior Treasury Analyst – Galleria – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Negotiates and procures banking services and assists in the design and implementation of cash management structures.
• Facilitates and coordinates domestic and international banking and risk management projects to improve cost of banking and operational efficiencies of cash and risk management processes.
• Manages cash management relationships with banks and other financial institutions.
• Maintains banking systems and bank account documents.
• Invests excess cash and initiates borrowings as needed (primary backup to Treasury Analyst).
• Responsible for financial analysis which includes evaluating business unit / project cash flows, cash forecasting, accounting and tax issues.
• Coordinates, schedules and reports Quarterly Dividend Payment dates.
• Responsible for the presentation and periodic reporting to management as needed.

EDUCATION: 

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance.
A minimum of 5 years experience in finance, treasury or financial analysis with CTP certification..MBA a HUGE plus! 
Foreign Currency Exchange experience a MUST! 
Experience with investments, banking and payment systems, currency / commodity trades. 

Treasury Analyst – Galleria – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

The Treasury Analyst is responsible for coordinating and monitoring all cash activities and facilitating investment decisions, as well as processing payments, etc. for entry in the general ledger. This position is also responsible for the preparation and distribution of reports for cash and treasury operations.

Why work here?

  • The opportunity to enter the O&G industry at a pivotal time in the industry
  • Rotational options after 2 years including FP&A, Corporate Accounting or other areas
  • Great benefits including 401k match & bonuses
  • Half-day Fridays
  • Little Overtime
  • Strong leadership at the management level

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience (Audit/Accounting/Finance)
  • Treasury experience preferred but not required
  • “Rockstar” personality – Growth oriented

Responsibilities

  • Determine daily cash positions for the organization
  • Provide analysis for daily cash position and short term investments; and accurately upload/ input wire transfers as needed
  • Interface and communicate with outside banks, maintain bank account accuracy, and support bank restructurings
  • Analyze bank fees and identify cost-saving opportunities
  • Recommend improvements to policies and procedures as they relate to Treasury and Corporate Finance for cash management
  • Ensure accuracy of daily payment file uploads and interface with AP and IT when errors occur

Education, Training, Licenses and/or Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university (in Accounting or Finance) required
  • Masters or advanced degree (in Accounting or Finance) preferred
  • CPA or CTP preferred

Treasury Staff Accountant – West Houston – dcd@fittsroberts.com

The Treasury Staff Accountant will work closely with the Treasury senior accountant and report to the Controller. The Treasury Staff Accountant will perform day to day treasury functions such as:
• Initiate ACH/Wires for payments to clients, vendors, financial institutions, and consumer refunds
• Circulate daily cash reports
• Transfer funds between bank accounts
• Prepare Cash Receipts summary on a daily basis
• Entry of treasury related journal entries
• Perform interest calculation
• Processing petty cash related checks and entries
• Process vendor checks
• Maintain Wire Profile sheet

Key Position Requirements : The qualified Treasury Staff Accountant should possess treasury related experience and should have a hands-on knowledge of Treasury Optimizer and experience with interacting with bankers. Candidate should be a team player. Experience in similar role for 1-2 years.

Mergers and Acquisitions / Financial Analyst – Houston, Texas dcd@fittsroberts.com

Mergers and Acquisitions / Financial Analyst

Our client is growing tremendously. There are several acquisitions in process at this moment. The CFO is looking for a right hand person to assist him with the M&A process.

Provide the CFO with financial analysis and guidance for Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning and Treasury.

  • Proficiency in Excel and Power Point Knowledge of the Merger and Acquisition process & terminology
  • Ability to use financial models, financial formulas and valuation methods
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to think strategically & recognize growth opportunities
  • Marketing or Business Development experience
  • Ability to handle highly confidential projects
  • Risk Management
  • Knowledge of Accounting

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics or related business
  • 2- 5 years of financial analysis experience
  • Experience in Mergers & Acquisitions Experience in Marketing, Strategic Planning, or Business Development

Diane Delgado LeMaire | Senior Managing Director, Accounting & Finance Recruiting | Creative Financial Staffing, a division of Fitts, Roberts CPA Firm | 5718 Westheimer Suite 800 | Houston, TX 77057 | 713-260-5238 | dcd@fittsroberts.com| Blog| Twitter| LinkedIn

Cash Manager, Houston, 80 to 90K – dcd@fittsroberts.com

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Responsible for the direction and management of the organization’s treasury activities. This position will be responsible for cash operations; short-term investments, and will have responsibility for developing and implementing various treasury processes and controls.  The Treasury Manager will report to the Director of Finance.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

? Allocates cash balances, maintains investment records and prepares incoming and outgoing forecasts.
? Monitor cash position daily and work with A/P department to manage weekly payments to suppliers.
? Procurement, custody, and investment of funds and other assets.
? Manage weekly cash forecasting, investments, and flow of funds to maximize interest and minimize currency conversion costs.
? Work closely with Finance department to create and monitor annual, quarterly, and monthly cash flow forecasts as part of financial planning cycle.
? Ensure corporate banking structure is best suited to meet the Company’s operating and tax needs.
? Manage and enhance existing banking relationships, develop new relationships/resources as needed.
? Working closely with A/R and Business Development to manage risk in relation to credit evaluations of customers.
? Research and recommend new Treasury products and services.
? Administer and support roll-out of all banking and Treasury operations.
? Support the administration of Letters of Credit / Bonds.
? Monitor and ensure compliance with financial covenants.
? Develop appropriate efficiency measures and metrics to be reported to senior management on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
? Establish and ensure compliance with credit policies and procedures.
? Administer Surety relationships and bonding processes.
? Manage bonding needs and all reporting requirements.
? Foreign Exchange
? Prepare detailed management reports on a monthly/quarterly basis for Senior Corporate, Finance and Accounting teams on all related Treasury activities.
REQUIREMENTS

? BS/BA in Financial discipline, CTP strongly preferred, MBA/CPA a plus.
? 4+ years of direct treasury experience including supervisory role within a global reach company. Experience should include: US cash positioning; inter-company transactions; foreign exchange trading; guiding business units in treasury issues
? Strong analytical and organizational skills, with demonstrated business impact in previous position(s), including a broad financial understanding of financial markets, financial statements, accounting, and forecasting
? Independent problem solving skills to interpret and question data inputs, understand how to use results to support alternative recommendations and drive projects to positively impact the business
? Excellent written and verbal communication, and negotiation skills, with the ability to summarize ideas and data clearly and concisely in a persuasive and appropriate manner to both finance and non-finance individuals
? Advanced PC skills including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access), various banking systems, treasury workstations (including implementation), and SAP

Diane Delgado LeMaire | Managing Director, Accounting & Finance Recruiting | Creative Financial Staffing, a division of Fitts, Roberts CPA Firm | 5718 Westheimer Suite 800 | Houston, TX 77057 | 713-260-5238 | dcd@fittsroberts.com  | http://cfstaffing.blogspot.com/| www.dianedelgadolemaire.wordpress.com| www.twitter.com/CPARecruiterHOU| www.linkedin.com/in/dianedelgadolemaire

International Finance Manager, Wisconsin – 150K

~career path to CFO within 5 years due to retirement

~50% international travel, primarily Europe and Asia

~manage all financial and administrative activities outside of US including treasury, reporting, bonding, tax, banking, etc

Qualifications:

~at least 5 years of international experience (10 years desired), specifically dealing with foreign currency

~cost of completion or project type business experience desired

~proven project mgmt and negotiation skills

~history of advancement and career development

~cross functional exposure with board of directors, legal, shareholders, operations, etc