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(Senior) Manager, Treasury

Requisition Number:  10450
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU


As our Senior Manager, Treasury, you will be responsible for the management of all financial risks within the Group as well as the hedging thereof. A key function of this role is the analysis of the financial risks and preparation of mitigation proposals and corresponding management reporting to the Group Treasurer and the CFO. We will require you to be in close relations with multiple Finance departments as well as banks and monitor market developments in order to propose opportunities to improve the Company’s financial risk profile.


Extended Job Description:



  • Management of Financial Risks
    • Identification of all financial risks within the Group
    • Development and execution of strategies to mitigate those risks within the treasury policy and in close collaboration with FP&A, Tax and Accounting
    • Monitor market developments
  • Preparation of Treasury Roadmap, a detailed analysis of medium to long-term funding needs, liquidity, FX and interest rate risks; for submission to CFO, Senior Leadership Team and SES Board
  • Responsible for Treasury reports to be delivered to the Group Treasurer and/or Chief Financial Officer
    • Quarterly Treasury Report: preparation of exhaustive report on all Treasury related activities, including in-depth market analysis, SES cost of debt analysis, credit rating metrics and bank wallet analysis
    • Global Debt Report representing complete overview of SES’ debt portfolio including calculation and monitoring of key metrics
    • Monthly Treasury Summary: one-pager with key Treasury metrics for CFO
  • Manage the Commercial Paper programs within the Group:
    • Coordination of the yearly update of the program, together with the Legal department
    • Market analysis and negotiation with Banks
    • Issuance and repayment of Commercial Paper to 3rd party investors
  • End-to-end responsibility for all Securitization transactions (i.e. monetizing of future receivables), which includes planning, legal documentation, pricing and execution of trade
  • Sources & Uses of Cash: regular analysis of short-term funding requirements including defining proposals for adequate mitigation tools if needed
  • Forecasting of Financial Charges: provide regular updates to Investor Relations, Strategic Finance as well as FP&A on all matters related to SES’ debt portfolio, including analysis of historic and forecasting of future financial charges (e.g. for Budget or Business Planning purposes)
  • Provide support to M&A or Capital Market transactions through analysis of impact on the Group’s capital structure and financial charges
  • Half-year and year-end preparation of Treasury Notes for external auditor and for annual report
  • Support internal and external audit process
  • Contribute to the development of the dealing policy and group strategy to manage fx, funding and interest rate exposures or other financial risks
  • Back up for Front Office trader
    • Support subsidiaries regarding hedge decisions
    • Replacement of Front Office trader in case of absence in all matters (trading, hedge documentation, reporting etc.)



  • Sound understanding and knowledge of corporate treasury and related matters
  • Effective communication skills to handle treasury reporting to senior management
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a well-organised, accurate and reliable manner



  • Relevant education at academic level (degree in Finance or Economics)
  • 10 years or more experience working as a treasury professional in an international environment
  • Able to work across multiple functions
  • Profound knowledge of MS Office products, in particular PowerPoint and Excel
  • Fluent in English, additional languages are an advantage


SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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