Treasury Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 19 April 2019

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Treasury Specialist in Manila, Philippines. The duration of this post is 3 years.

The Treasury Specialist contributes to the efficient management and implementation of TDCS’ growth and activities with an emphasis on local currency financing in Asia and the Pacific through the origination, structuring, negotiation, and execution of debt capital markets and derivatives transactions.

The ADB aims for an Asia and Pacific free from poverty.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Treasury Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Develop and tailor new and innovative financing solutions to meet specific demands according to volume, tenor and pricing parameters while also contributing to TD’s overall local currency footprint.
  • Provide advisory and execution services to internal stakeholders on currency and interest rate management.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with central banks, government agencies and officials, securities markets regulators, stock exchanges, central securities depositaries and commercial counterparties to achieve optimal financing outcomes.
  • Support, liaise and advise internal stakeholders such as Regional Departments, Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD), Office of the General Counsel (OGC), and Office of Risk Management (ORM) regarding the identification, processing and delivery of local currency funding solutions.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with commercial counterparties to obtain diverse funding solutions and pricing tension.
  • Participate in a team that acts as a key market interface and knowledge centre within ADB for financial markets, keeping abreast of the regulatory environment, changes to market infrastructure, trends in local and international markets and conducts official capacity building exercises.
  • Participate in and supports TDCS knowledge sharing and client outreach programs through forums, workshops and ad hoc events to promote best practices in foreign investment engagement, foreign exchange reserves management, public debt management, and asset-liability management.
  • Disseminate information on ADB’s ordinary capital resources (OCR) financial products to internal stakeholders and external clients.
  • Work with broad policies and objectives, works directly with clients, with supervision for critical tasks.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree, or equivalent, in Accounting, Finance, Business or related fields.
  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related fields combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree
  • Professional qualifications in finance (e.g., CFA charter) desirable.
  • At least 8 years of treasury / financial markets experience, 5 years of which in local currency, preferably within an MDB context but private sector experience also relevant
  • Sound knowledge of: (i) the structure and functioning of capital markets (cash and derivatives); (ii) underwriting, distribution and trading of fixed income securities; (iii) treasury management concepts; (iv) investment practices and asset preferences of institutional investors and fund managers; and (v) financial mathematics.
  • Knowledge of financial risk management concepts.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, with limited day-to-day supervision.
  • Good interpersonal and information technology skills, including financial applications such as Bloomberg and Reuters.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • International experience working in several countries.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.