Bank of Ireland

Treasury Analyst

Dublin, Ireland
15 Jun 2022
04 Jul 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description of business unit

Group Treasury ("GT") is responsible for providing top-down control with respect to funding, liquidity, capital management and structural market risk, ensuring a co-ordinated approach to balance sheet management to support the Group's growth ambitions. Group Treasury works closely with Group functions (Finance, Risk, Strategy, Legal and Investor Relations) on policy, risk management, strategy development and monitoring.

GT supports the Group purpose of enabling customers, colleagues and communities to thrive, in particular, by;

  • Helping colleagues to navigate financial markets.
  • Facilitating growth in balanced profits by optimising the Group balance sheet.

Purpose of the Role

We are looking for a team member to support the day-to-day management of the Group's Liquid Asset portfolio and Group Treasury strategic priorities.

Key Accountabilities

  • Key team member of Liquid Asset team - responsible for the management of the Group's high-quality liquid asset (HQLA) securities portfolio, ensuring that the composition and structure of the portfolio is in compliance with ALCO approved policy and regulatory requirements
  • Contributing to key portfolio management considerations including liquidity, capital, income, credit quality and market risk.
  • Support the Head of Liquid Assets in preparing investment proposals for consideration by the Head of Group Balance Sheet Management & Execution/ Group Treasurer as required
  • Working closely with key external counterparties including investment banks, securities issuers and research analysts
  • Ensuring all team risks are managed and controls are operating optimally.
  • Group Treasury support;
  • Represent Head of Liquid Assets at relevant fora as required
  • Support other Group Treasury strategic projects as required

What is the opportunity

  • Develop a nice understanding of risk markets.
  • Transact in financial markets on behalf of the Group.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Group balance sheet and develop skills to manage credit, liquidity and interest rate risks
  • We offer flexible working arrangements, value collaboration across our teams and continue to seek ways to build positive relationships with our stakeholders.
  • Work in a diverse meritocratic area that promotes personal development, career progression, independence of thought, autonomy and collegiality.

Essential Qualifications

  • Relevant financial qualification (or currently studying towards same).

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Ability to work well in a team, but also to be a self-starter and work independently when required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • Capacity to express a view with logical and compelling reasoning
  • Self motivated with a growth mindset.
  • Willingness to learn and develop

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Good numerical, analytical and quantitative analysis skills
  • A curiosity about Financial Markets, local and geo-politics, economics or behavioural science.
  • Contribution to revenue optimisation.
  • Risk management experience
  • Experience preparing presentations
  • Knowledge of evolving regulatory environment

Key Competencies

  • Manage Risk - Self
  • Customer Focused - Self
  • Agile - Self
  • One Group, one team - Self
  • Accountable - Self

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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