Treasury, Regional Treasury Centre, Associate, Singapore (6-months contract) Treasury, Regional Treasury Centre, Associate,  …

The Blackstone Group (HK) Limited
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Apr 20
Competitive
The Blackstone Group (HK) Limited
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Apr 20
Competitive
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with $571 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

The Chief Financial Office (CFO)
The CFO at Blackstone comprises of Finance, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Treasury and Tax functions. International Finance manages the financial, regulatory and tax reporting requirements of all Blackstone Group entities based outside the US. International Finance is based in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai, Singapore and Tokyo. Our vision is to be:

  • Flawless at Control
  • Efficient Controllers
  • Value-add Business advisors

Within the CFO organization resides the Treasury group, and the Treasury Operations teams are located in three Regional Treasury Centres (“RTC”) - New York, Singapore and London. The Singapore RTC is integrated into Blackstone’s global Treasury operations, supporting global processes under the ‘follow-the-sun’, ‘one platform, one process’ operating model. The purpose of the group is to provide cash management/liquidity, bank account maintenance and FX execution support for all the businesses in the region. The Singapore Regional Treasury Centre currently utilizes a robust Treasury Management System (“TMS”) to centralize the payment processing function for the region, and will also continuously seek opportunistic investments that preserve liquidity while optimizing returns.

 

Responsibilities
The candidate will be supporting the team’s operations across a wide spectrum of Treasury Operations
functions. Specifically, the individual will be fully/partially responsible for:

  • Working with the team to ensure the timely execution of payments adhering to strict cut-off times for corporate and fund level activities
  • Monitor account balances in lieu of the above and execute recommended daily sweeps
  • Primary contact with the banks, international Treasury counterparties, and finance groups and deal teams for Blackstone’s various corporate and investing businesses
  • Provide middle and back office support for cash, investments and FX onboarding and settlements
  • Monitoring and review of SWIFT (SAA), FIN & Fileact Messages
  • Static data maintenance, as well as creation, authorization and release of payments via the TMS system
  • Liaising with and managing internal clients and external banks on all payment matters

 

Qualifications/Skills

  • Graduate with 2-4 years’ of experience in a Corporate Treasury/Cash Management function at a multinational corporation or financial institution
  • Good understanding of the Swift payment network and Swift message formats relating to cash and cash reporting
  • Possess exposure to or knowledge of middle/back office operations as well as understanding of financial instruments
  • Experience in supporting FX/Fixed Income/Derivative products through the pre/post-trade process
  • Experience in Management Reporting
  • In-depth experience using a Treasury Management Workstation - previous experience using Wall Street Suite Treasury Management System is a significant plus
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail and control minded
  • Quick learner, able to prioritize and multitask where required
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Eager to learn and must operate with the highest level of integrity and trustworthiness
  • Good team player who excels in a team-first environment
  • Previous experience with an alternative asset management company or other asset management company is a plus
  • Some experience in opening bank accounts and preparation of AML/KYC bank account documentation

 

 

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