Cash Manager @ Epson

Amsterdam – Full-time

Due to a recent internal promotion we are looking for a cash manager to join our finance team here at our European Headquarters in Amsterdam.

The cash manager is responsible for all day to day cash management activities and is the first point of contact for all cash management related issues or questions for Epson Europe B.V. (EEB) and its branches. In addition, the cash manager will be involved in EMEAR cash management and treasury projects and/or issues. The cash manager will be working with the EEB finance department to obtain specific information related to forecasting and budgeting and the local finance teams to confirm the cash pool loan balance and bank interest result. Externally there will be contact with the banks for payment and direct debit queries. This role reports directly to the treasury manager EMEAR and the successful candidate will be offered an initial 12 months contract.

Key responsibilities:

Cash management for EEB and branches:

• Manage the daily cash availability. Prepare the cash forecast for the treasury manager EMEAR on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
• Analyse the 8 week rolling forecast, identify and evaluate variances for reporting to the treasury manager EMEAR and provide input for cash management strategies
• Manage the deposit and bank guarantee request process and monitor letters of credit for EEB
• Manage and optimize operational processes for electronic banking systems
• Act as the main contact person for banking institutions
• Coordinate the bank payments process
• Perform all cash related month end closure activities in accordance with the finance closing checklist
• Support subsidiaries and internal stakeholders in relation to cash management activities, where possible identifying opportunities for improvements and automation
• Assist in coordinating the setup of direct debits, including approval by finance management
• Actively participate in EEB cash management projects
• Act as back up for other team members including the treasury manager EMEAR
• Liaise with AP/AR for payment failures (declined or returned) and monitor that vendor bank master data is updated when required
• Provide support and guidance to junior cash associate EMEAR activities
• Perform monthly netting & clearing activities
• Periodically control EMEAR bank management account & signatory control (internally and externally)
• Confirm monthly cash pool loan balance to relevant stakeholders
• Prepare monthly cash pool and bank Interest result for reconciliation with sales companies by treasury accountant
• Participate in EMEAR treasury and FX management projects

Knowledge, skills and experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting or ability to work and interact at this level
• Demonstrated experience in international cash management
• Background in technical treasury would be an advantage (for example cash pool structures)
• Sound knowledge of cash management and related activities
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at different levels
• Experience with bank instruments and knowledge of financial instruments
• Knowledge of electronic banking application (Swift /EBIC)
• Experience with MS Office, including advanced Excel and SAP
• Affinity with treasury management systems
• Up to date treasury and financial market knowledge Epson makes products and delivers solutions for a wide range of customers and we are committed to having a diverse workforce.

We offer a competitive salary with an outstanding suite of benefits. Colleagues based in our European Headquarters in Amsterdam feel valued as part of our global community and work in an excellent location with close proximity to Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena stations (bus, train, metro).

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