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Treasury Specialist, Banking & Treasury Services

Job Purpose

Reporting directly to the Group Treasurer, this position offers a high calibre individual an exciting opportunity to contribute to a challenging new Treasury role as An Post grows its presence in Retail Financial Services.  


The successful applicant will be responsible for a range of activities including but not limited to the following:

  • Working closely with the Treasurer, with the review and management of key Treasury risks facing the An Post group from a liquidity, credit, market & operational risks perspective along with the analysis of potential solutions to minimise these risks, involving the use of a variety of hedging instruments and other financial instruments, as deemed appropriate. 

  • Driving, co-ordinating and supporting the development of a new Treasury Management System.

  • Forming part of An Post’s relationship management team with key financial institutions and payment service providers (PSPs) and working collaboratively with all partners to ensure key KPI’s are reached, SLA’s met and An Post Third Party Service Provider (TPSP) policies followed.

  • Provision of direct Treasury support from an operational perspective to the An Post Group, as required.

  • Assisting with the management of Merchant Card Services activities for the An Post group at an operational level.

  • Providing Treasury support for all aspects of upcoming banking and PSP tenders from request for tender stage right through to evaluation, award and full implementation to live.

  • Various ad-hoc tasks and project-based work.

Knowledge & Experience

The ideal candidate will have either a Masters in Finance / Quantitative Finance / Treasury (or equivalent) or be a qualified Accountant and have at least two years’ relevant treasury experience in a dynamic corporate environment or financial institution, having built up a clear understanding of the financial markets and a strong working knowledge of a wide range of treasury products and services. Strong technical and digital foundation with skills for banking / treasury technology along with a solid understanding of Microsoft Excel are key.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong working relationships across multiple levels. The ability to concurrently manage and provide support on numerous tasks, and demonstrated ability to maintain focus and attention to detail in a high-pressure environment is also required.

Experience implementing and leveraging various Treasury Management systems would be an advantage and/or familiarity with hedge accounting principles would also be a bonus, but not essential. Some prior knowledge/experience of the merchant services business would also be well regarded, but not essential. 

Critical Competencies: 

  • Technical & Professional Knowledge
  • Problem Solving & Analysis
  • Building & Maintaining Relationships
  • Results Orientated
  • Initiative

About the Benefits

In addition to a highly competitive remuneration package An Post offers access to the following:
  • An Post Company Medical Scheme
  • An Post Pension Scheme
  • PRIP Bonus Scheme
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Paid Paternity Leave
  • An Post Employee Assistance Programme
  • Digital gym with daily scheduled workouts
  • Secure on-site bicycle parking & Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Tax Saver Travel Pass
  • City centre location

How to Apply? 

We welcome interested candidates to submit a detailed CV to by 16 September 2022.
An Post is an equal opportunity employer, celebrating diversity and championing inclusivity. If you require any reasonable accommodations to assist you in participating in the employee selection process, please simply let us know. We heartily encourage all interested parties to apply!  

About An Post

An Post is one of Ireland’s leading organisations, offering financial and postal services as well as being a trusted gateway to government services. We are transforming from the old world of traditional letters and cash to the new digital world of e-commerce parcels and financial services.
An Post’s core purpose — to act for the common good, improving the lives of people in Ireland, now and for generations to come — is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, putting sustainability at the centre of everything we do. Corporate Social Responsibility plays a pivotal role at An Post as we focus on developing long-term sustainability. Diversity and Inclusion are also embedded in our strategy, as we continuously evolve to be representative of our employees and the communities we serve. Read more about our strategy and our progress here today!

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