Director, Treasury Markets

Recruiter
Checkout.com
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 May 2023
Closes
20 Jun 2023
Ref
19635502
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Company Description

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting fintechs in the world. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We're the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Wise, Hut Group, Sony Electronics, Homebase, Henkel, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.
We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That's why we're on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and a Great Place to Work accredited company. And we're just getting started. We're building diverse and inclusive teams around the world - because that's how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. Join us to build the digital economy of tomorrow.

Job Description

The role
Due to increasing complexity and importance of Treasury Markets/FX topics, Checkout.com is actively looking for a driven and self-motivated Director-level Head of Treasury Markets/FX to own the Treasury strategy to manage and optimise key market risks, in particular FX risks, and its excess liquidity and funding strategy.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience devising strategies to manage risks, P&L and optimising FX and short-term interest rates, ideally with good working knowledge of card schemes and the Payments industry.
The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills working with a variety of stakeholders, including product managers and clients, be well-organized, adaptable to the changing demands of the role, and capable of independently working toward specific goals! The ideal candidate has a positive hands-on and can-do-attitude, willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
How you'll make an impact
  • Provide strategy, direction, and oversight to measure, monitor and optimise our key market risks, in particular FX risks
  • Co-own FX-linked product strategy with our Product teams and optimise setup with card schemes and Alternative Payment Method (APM) partners to optimise FX P&L, risks and client experience
  • Build out market-facing and execution capabilities by working with counterparties to broaden FX capabilities and diversify counterparties, negotiate and set up credit lines and funding facilities
  • Define and implement excess liquidity investment strategy, optimising the balance between investment returns, liquidity and business needs, and build out execution capabilities
  • Implement and execute hedging/trading strategies, supporting management of cash flows by currency
  • Design and build MI and market risk reports, procedures and controls to report and manage market risks
  • Present on Treasury Markets/FX topics to key senior committees
Qualifications

What we're looking for
  • Established track record of managing and optimising FX and short-term interest rates in an international setup
  • Experience with card schemes and Payments (Acquiring/Issuing) and is preferred
  • Experience working with a multitude of partners, including senior management, product managers, sales and clients
  • Experience with setting up frameworks and building capabilities from scratch, including financial modelling and P&L and risk analytics
  • Highly analytical, strategic thinker with strong ideas and foresigh
Additional Information

Apply without meeting all requirements statement
If you don't meet all the requirements but think you might still be right for the role, please apply anyway. We're always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.
We believe in equal opportunities
We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use.
Our clients come from all over the world - and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.
When you join our team, we'll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We'd love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us.
We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We'll be happy to support you.
Take a peek inside life at Checkout.com via
  • Our Culture video https://youtu.be/BEwnpHuadSw
  • Our careers page https://www.checkout.com/careers
  • Our LinkedIn Life pages bit.ly/3OaoN1U
  • Our Instagram https://www.instagram.com/checkout_com/
Apply without meeting all requirements statement
If you don't meet all the requirements but think you might still be right for the role, please apply anyway. We're always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.
We believe in equal opportunities
We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use.
Our clients come from all over the world - and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.
When you join our team, we'll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We'd love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us.
We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We'll be happy to support you.
Take a peek inside life at Checkout.com via
  • Our Culture video https://youtu.be/BEwnpHuadSw
  • Our careers page https://www.checkout.com/careers
  • Our LinkedIn Life pages bit.ly/3OaoN1U
  • Our Instagram https://www.instagram.com/checkout_com/