Treasury Accountant at Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies believes every child has the right to high quality education and works in partnership with governments, communities, parents and teachers to deliver education to over 100,000 children in underserved communities across Africa and Asia. Bridge leverages in-depth teacher training and support, advanced lesson plans and wireless technology to provide pupils with a meaningful and life-changing education.Globally, there is an education crisis. Around 263 million children and young people are not in school and the number of primary school aged children not in school is increasing. Bridge is committed to helping tackle this through a data driven, evidence based approach that delivers strong schools and a great education for all.Job: Treasury Accountant[Finance/Finance]The vision of the department is to always be a valued business support providing high quality and timely financial servicesAbout the RoleThe Treasurer reports to the Finance Director and is critical part of daily Finance functions. The Treasurer will play a vital role in improving and maintaining the financial standing of the company. The Treasurer will be responsible for reviewing cash movements, revenue recognition, managing financial risk and ensuring proper cash flow for daily operations. The treasurer should expect to work in a very fast-paced environment supporting a company that is constructing 150 academies a year with over 85,000 customers and continuously growing. The right hire for this position is driven, competitive, analytical, attentive, resourceful, organized and constantly seeking improvement. He or she pays attention to detail and is proficient at ERP systems and excel. The ideal candidate needs to have a flexible schedule and is willing to put in additional hours.What You Will Do:Managing daily cash balances and advising on the market fluctuations;Ensuring that a company's cash flow is adequate to allow it to operate effectively;Forecasting cash payments and anticipating challenges arising from limited cash flow;Undertaking risk management activities to protect a company's financial well-being;Analysing the impact of financial markets on the performance of products or services;Creating solutions to new financial challenges by applying financial or treasury knowledge;Liaising with other departments, such as tax and accountancy, on a range of issues;Providing advice on financial matters impacting on the company as a whole;Taking responsibility for, and supervising the work of, more junior members of staff;Liaising with bankers and maintaining positive working relationships;Keeping up to date with financial and industry developments;

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