Treasury Analyst

World Fish

World Fish

IT, Accounting & Finance
Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

About WorldFish

“WorldFish is a leading international research organization working to transform aquatic food systems to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. It collaborates with international, regional, and national partners to co-develop and deliver scientific innovations, evidence for policy, and knowledge to enable equitable and inclusive impact for millions who depend on fish for their livelihoods. As a member of CGIAR, WorldFish contributes to building a food- and nutrition-secure future and restoring natural resources. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, with country offices across Africa, Asia, and the Pacific, WorldFish strives to create resilient and inclusive food systems for shared prosperity.

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About the Position

The Treasury Analyst will report to the Account Manager and will support the end-to-end accounts receivable process across the operation. The Treasury Analyst is entrusted with the task of overseeing cash-flow activities including cash-flow forecast, supervision of the organization banking accounts movements, optimizing foreign exchange activities, monitoring of third parties’ funds and ensuring compliance with the financial policies and procedures as set by WorldFish and CGIAR. S/he will also play a key role in ensuring the master data, segregation of duties and data quality is optimal.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage daily banking activities and serve as the primary contact with banks. This includes handling incoming funds, fund transfers, payment verifications, payment rejections, submitting bank forms, and responding to bank inquiries.
  • Maintain strong communications and relations with domestic and global banks and other financial service providers.
  • Facilitate the opening of new banking relationships as needed.
  • Prepare cash flow forecasting to ensure sufficient funds are available for operational and capital investment needs.
  • Review and analyze banking fees and interest rates to identify cost reductions and maximize the interest income.
  • Manage multi-currency funds to mitigate loss from foreign currency exposure due to exchange rate fluctuation.
  • Ensure standard exchange rates for the organization are prepared accurately according to the policy and upload twice monthly into the system as per scheduled.
  • Review and prepare bank resolution to notarize by Public Notary when required.
  • Supervise and responsible for the validity and completeness of all accounting documents posted globally in the accounting system.
  • Analyze variances from foreign exchange revaluations.
  • Develop and prepare treasury and receivables reports.
  • Overall responsibility for the management of Trade and Non-Trade receivables.
  • Ensure billings are on a timely basis and in accordance with donor agreements.
  • Review fund requests from country offices.
  • Review bank reconciliations.
  • Support in the development and updating of treasury operational policies and training materials.
  • Responsible for proper maintenance of all finance files and their archiving.
  • Any other responsibility related with financial affairs of the Center assigned by the Accounts Manager.