Profession bank treasurer

Bank treasurers oversee all aspects of the financial management of a bank. They manage the liquidity and solvency of the bank. They manage and present current budgets, revise financial forecasts, prepare accounts for audit, manage the bank's accounts and maintain accurate record-keeping of financial documentation.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Accounting

    The documentation and processing of data regarding financial activities.

  • Economics

    Economic principles and practices, financial and commodity markets, banking and the analysis of financial data.

  • Financial management

    The field of finance that concerns the practical process analysis and tools for designating financial resources. It encompasses the structure of businesses, the investment sources, and the value increase of corporations due to managerial decision-making.

  • Financial analysis

    The process of assessing the financial possibilities, means, and status of an organisation or individual by analysing financial statements and reports in order to make well informed business or financial decisions.

  • Accounting techniques

    The techniques of recording and summarising business and financial transactions and analysing, verifying, and reporting the results.

  • Corporate social responsibility

    The handling or managing of business processes in a responsible and ethical manner considering the economic responsibility towards shareholders as equally important as the responsibility towards environmental and social stakeholders.

  • Financial statements

    The set of financial records disclosing the financial position of a company at the end of a set period or of the accounting year. The financial statements consisting of five parts which are the statement of financial position, the statement of comprehensive income, the statement of changes in equity (SOCE), the statement of cash flows and notes.

Skills

  • Analyse financial performance of a company

    Based on accounts, records, financial statements and external information of the market, analyse the performance of the company in financial matters in order to identify improvement actions that could increase profit.

  • Trace financial transactions

    Observe, track and analyse financial transactions made in companies or in banks. Determine the validity of the transaction and check for suspicious or high-risk transactions in order to avoid mismanagement.

  • Maintain financial records

    Keep track of and finalise all formal documents representing the financial transactions of a business or project.

  • Strive for company growth

    Develop strategies and plans aiming at achieving a sustained company growth, be the company self-owned or somebody else's. Strive with actions to increase revenues and positive cash flows.

  • Manage accounts

    Manage the accounts and financial activities of an organisation, supervising that all the documents are correctly maintained, that all the information and calculations are correct, and that proper decisions are being made.

  • Evaluate budgets

    Read budget plans, analyse the expenditures and incomes planned during certain period, and provide judgement on their abidance to the general plans of the company or organism.

  • Maintain records of financial transactions

    Collate all the financial transactions done in the daily operations of a business and record them in their respective accounts.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Handle financial transactions

    Administer currencies, financial exchange activities, deposits as well as company and voucher payments. Prepare and manage guest accounts and take payments by cash, credit card and debit card.

  • Prepare financial auditing reports

    Compile information on audit findings of financial statements and financial management in order to prepare reports, point out improvement possibilities, and confirm governability.

  • Advise on financial matters

    Consult, advise, and propose solutions with regards to financial management such as acquiring new assets, incurring in investments, and tax efficiency methods.

  • Conduct financial audits

    Evaluate and monitor the financial health, the operations and financial movements expressed in the financial statements of the company. Revise the financial records to ensure stewardship and governability.

  • Analyse market financial trends

    Monitor and forecast the tendencies of a financial market to move in a particular direction over time.

  • Enforce financial policies

    Read, understand, and enforce the abidance of the financial policies of the company in regards with all the fiscal and accounting proceedings of the organisation.

  • Follow company standards

    Lead and manage according to the organisation's code of conduct.

  • Manage budgets

    Conduct cost estimates and budget planning. Monitor the budget, as well as costs and expenses. Forecast the budget development continuously. Report on the budget.

  • Plan health and safety procedures

    Set up procedures for maintaining and improving health and safety in the workplace.

  • Create a financial plan

    Develop a financial plan according to financial and client regulations, including an investor profile, financial advice, and negotiation and transaction plans.

Optional knowledge and skills

financial products synthesise financial information securities manage corporate bank accounts financial markets maintain relationship with customers statistics communicate with banking professionals create a financial report financial jurisdiction check accounting records banking activities obtain financial information develop audit plan tax legislation present reports produce statistical financial records liquidity management investment analysis financial forecasting