Global Treasury Manager

South East England
13 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Contract Type
The firm Dentons is always looking to invest in the highest-quality talent, recognising that our success is built on the diverse and unique strengths of each of the members of our Firm. Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. . The department Our team of business services staff play a significant role in the success of Dentons, and we recruit staff into a wide variety of areas. Here, we look for focused, flexible individuals from a variety of backgrounds who are team players. Previous experience within the legal sector is not essential. We want to give everyone the opportunity to develop his or her potential fully and, therefore, provide support, training and encouragement to members of staff at all levels. Purpose of role The purpose of this role is to manage global treasury activities on behalf of the Dentons Group (a Swiss Verein). Responsibilities The responsibilities of this role includes: Develop global treasury management policies and an annual financing plan for the Dentons Group covering capital, liquidity, debt and foreign exchange risk management activities. Develop combined financial accounts, collateral and information needed to support lender or financial investor due diligence and understanding of the Dentons global firm, and to comply with lender financial covenants and reporting requirements. Arrange credit facilities on behalf of Dentons Group members as needed to fund capital expenditures and other investments approved by the Global Board. Arrange credit support and coordinate financing arrangements between members of the Dentons Group. Develop foreign exchange risk management policies and programmes including risk appetite definitions, cross-currency cash flows, budget rate concept, hedging strategies, use of derivatives, etc. Present and obtain approval for global treasury policies and plans through the Dentons Group management and governance process. Oversee and supervise all Dentons Group financial or capital markets activities related to the foregoing. Conduct due diligence in relation to practice expansion activities (new member integration and combinations). Work integrally with Finance team across the Dentons Group as well as internal and external subject matter experts covering international accounting, statutory / tax, legal, regulatory and related disciplines. Required experience, skills and attributes Significant experience in a comparable professional services or international banking environment. Recognised global treasury knowledge and domain expertise including in-depth understanding of financial planning and analysis, international banking, credit, capital and foreign exchange markets. Experience with multi-currency debt, structuring, capital and financial risk management projects. Familiarity with Swiss Verein or similar legal operating models. Demonstrable interpersonal and soft skills needed to manage third party relationships and service providers. Ability to credibly influence key Dentons Group stakeholders including Global Management Committee members and other senior managing partners. Ability to think creatively in solving financial problems. Language Capabilities We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities. In light of our recent combination, Mandarin language fluency would be particularly advantageous given that China is now core to our strategy. Equal opportunities Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. If, as a result of a disability, you believe that there are aspects of the recruitment process or job that you would find more difficult than a non-disabled person, please tell us as soon as possible. We will then be able to discuss with you any reasonable adjustments that could be made to the recruitment process or the job itself.