Manager Cash Management & Business Analytics

Manager Cash Management & Business Analytics

Position

As Manager Cash Management & Business Analytics you will work within the investment office of HPC and serve as the central point for all cash management and business analytics related topics. The role is at the interface of the investment team, operations, and other corporate functions of HPC and the Hasso Plattner Foundation. You will consolidate (planned) cash transactions and provide analytics to the firm, producing short term cash reports as well as helping develop a long-term financial planning strategy. You will make sure that HPC, across subsidiaries and SPVs, has the capital it needs to meet day-to-day operations while flagging potential risks for long-term cash mismatches early. Additionally, you will be the central person for coordinating financial analysis across all departments, including financial holdings and investment exposures to provide valuable analytics to the firm.

You will work closely with the Director of the Wealth Management Office and collaborate with the MDs and teams across the firm. The role is based at the company’s headquarter in Potsdam, Germany.

Major Tasks

  • Serve as central point for cash management, consolidating and analyzing firmwide cash transactions
  • Establish a cash management function within HPC and establish robust short term, mid-term and long-term cash reporting
  • Analyze portfolio holdings and investment exposures to provide valuable analytics for the investment office and clients
  • Collaborate closely with various teams and departments, such as operations, tax, investment office and private affairs, to collect and consolidate input for cash management and strategic cash planning
  • Identify processes for enhancement, such as those requiring institutionalization or automation
  • Use proprietary software and external data sources to run risk analytics, optimizations, scenario analyses and stress tests regarding future cash obligations
  • Participate in numerous ad hoc projects such as process developments and improvements, investment policy statement adherence, benchmarking and risk management
  • Draft policies, procedures, memos and internal and client communications

Required Background & Competencies for Success in this Role

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in investment management, e.g. in cash management / middle office; or in a related function
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong analytical and data management skills
  • Documentation advocate; mindful for risks, controls, processes, documentation, and quality controls
  • Understanding of broad range of financial asset classes, securities and fund products is a plus
  • CFA designation or active status in the program is a plus
  • Fluency in English, other languages are a plus. No German required

Personality

  • Unassailable integrity and discretion
  • Mature personality who contributes to an inspiring working atmosphere and is eager to explore and learn new things daily
  • Strong work and business ethics: The successful candidate will be a self-starter and is used to “getting things done”

To Apply

Please send your CV, references and diploma (motivation letter is not required) compiled to one document, with your salary expectations and earliest entry date via e-mail to Vicki Kormesch, vicki.kormesch(at)plattner.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Only candidates who send their complete documents will be considered. We look forward to receiving your application!