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Treasury Analyst – Group Finance

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Accounting and Finance

  • Global civil engineering consultancy with great career opportunities
  • Flexible and Friendly working environment across the business
  • Hybrid role – 3 days in the office 2 days remote


About SMEC

SMEC provides unique opportunities to work on iconic industry projects with experienced colleagues and leadership teams. We support and empower employees to drive innovation initiatives within a well-established and growing organisation.

Every employee plays a key role in shaping our business and is driven by teamwork, progressive thinking and creative ideas. We are committed to providing platforms to enable our people to engage in the business, deliver value to clients and develop their careers.

When you join SMEC, you join a flexible growing organisation that has a genuine commitment to CSR, diversity and improving the world we live in.

SMEC delivers smart solutions for clients and communities in Infrastructure, Urban Development and Energy & Resources driven by a desire to improve the world in which we live. Our diverse and skilled teams are engaged in major projects across Transport, Water, Energy and renewables sectors.


The Role

We are seeking to engage a Treasury Analyst for our Group Finance Team in Melbourne. Reporting to the Group Treasury Manager & Funds Controller, you’ll be responsible for assisting with all Treasury activities of the SMEC Group and all other SJ investments and projects in Australia and New Zealand.

This includes cash and liquidity management, inter-group funding, control of bank account management and operations and assist with bank guarantee issuance. In addition, you'll also provide support to the Group Treasury Manager & Funds Controller on ad-hoc project work.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Liaise with GSS on proposed weekly payroll and creditor payments;
  • Manage and prioritise payments to optimise cash and liquidity usage;
  • Review daily cashflow report prepared by GSS for trend analysis;
  • Develop cashflow forecast for the business to identify funding needs and assist with decisions around dividends and repatriation of funds (loan repayment)
  • Review bank accounts to ensure sufficient funds are available for weekly payments and excess foreign currency is flagged for conversion to AUD;
  • Work with the business to develop cashflow forecast
  • Receive intercompany funding requests from the regions and manage transfer of funds;
  • Communicate funding requests with SJ Treasury, Corporate Finance and GSS;
  • Ensures control of bank account management and operations in accordance with Group Policy and Mandate;
  • Assist business with opening/closing of bank accounts;
  • Review bank account signatories and update as required;
  • Provide banks with KYC information as required;
  • Review and monitor user access to ANZ Transactive
  • Work with the business to issue guarantees as required by business projects;
  • Liaise with the banks to issue guarantees under approved facilities;
  • Responsible for ensuring EBS is up-to-date with guarantee information and updating once guarantees are issued;
  • Monthly reconciliation of bank guarantees on issue between EBS and bank records;
  • Is the point of contact between the business and Treasury for bank guarantee requests


About You

Suitable applicants will be/have:

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or another business-related field
  • Professional certification such as CPA or CA (highly desirable)
  • Relative experience working within a Corporate Treasury or banking environment with strong experience in Trade Finance, liquidity management, international fund flows and Australian payments;
  • Exceptional ability to extract data from disparate sources, manipulate data and perform analyses using advanced techniques;
  • Ability to interpret and communicate information of a complex nature;
  • Strong understanding of corporate governance, internal controls and compliance;
  • Problem solving / analytical skills;
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)


In return, SMEC offers you the benefits that come from working in a global multidisciplinary consultancy in an environment where your fresh ideas and enthusiasm will be welcomed and rewarded.

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How to Apply

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Ami Jordan:

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at

All recruitment activities go through our Recruitment & Talent function and currently, this role doesn’t require agency input. Please do not forward resume directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.

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