Treasury Analyst


What does a person in this occupation do?

The Treasury Analyst manages the flow of cash at a bank or financial institution, or in an office where cash transactions are commonplace. The Treasury Analyst is responsible for logging cash transactions, overseeing transfers and monitoring the supply and movement of cash. These financial professionals make financial projections, analyse market conditions and provide advice on taking a long term position in the money market. Treasury Analysts also advise on policy and provide important information for companies evaluating investments, mergers, and other financial transactions. Their tasks include:

  • Managing and analysing cash flow in an organisation
  • Advising on optimisation of cash resources in respect of disbursements and investments
  • Managing and maintaining loans
  • Releasing of foreign payments
  • Submitting monthly VAT returns
  • Uploading Forex onto the system
  • Complying with all SARB regulations
  • Preparing treasury reports
  • Managing external loans
  • Assisting with policy matters


Personality Traits

  • Good mathematical ability
  • Problem solver
  • Strong business analysis skills
  • Likes working with money
  • Discreet, strictly confidential
  • Accurate and diligent
  • Integrity and honesty


Learning Pathway

  • BSc or BComm Degree or Btech in IT
  • BCompt plus completed Articles
  • Preferably one year experience in treasury field or, three years’ experience in general accounting functions, with some treasury experience
  • Calypso / Murex systems experience an advantage
  • Technical background would be an advantage


Employment Avenues

Banking and financial services, manufacturing industry