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In this weekly podcast I interview Treasury professionals from across the globe about their treasury careers. I talk to them about their roles, how they built their careers, where they are now and where do they see both themselves and the treasury profession developing. Other areas we talk about include; -Career highlights and lowlights -Where they got their big break -What they see as key to their success -Where do their careers go from here? -What do they see as the future of the Treasury profession As a treasury recruitment company, we also explore treasury talent issues and what they believe is the future for treasury profession?

In this weekly podcast I interview Treasury professionals from across the globe about their treasury careers. I talk to them about their roles, how they built their careers, where they are now and where do they see both themselves and the treasury profession developing. Other areas we talk about include; -Career highlights and lowlights -Where they got their big break -What they see as key to their success -Where do their careers go from here? -What do they see as the future of the Treasury profession As a treasury recruitment company, we also explore treasury talent issues and what they believe is the future for treasury profession?

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

In this weekly podcast I interview Treasury professionals from across the globe about their treasury careers. I talk to them about their roles, how they built their careers, where they are now and where do they see both themselves and the treasury profession developing. Other areas we talk about include; -Career highlights and lowlights -Where they got their big break -What they see as key to their success -Where do their careers go from here? -What do they see as the future of the Treasury profession As a treasury recruitment company, we also explore treasury talent issues and what they believe is the future for treasury profession?

Language:

English

Contact:

00442036034448


Episodes

Chasing the Ultimate Work-Life Balance in Treasury with Felix Luber

6/21/2021
Do you have a good work-life balance? The work-life balance has become a huge topic for discussion in recent years across industries. But, with a busy industry like treasury and finance, it’s important to stay balanced – says this week’s Treasury Career Corner guest. In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, we’re joined by Felix Luber, Head of Treasury and Payments at Marley Spoon. Felix has had a varied career in banking and treasury, with an educational background in...

Duration:00:41:14

How to Make Career Shifts and Role Changes in Treasury with Jim Portalatin

6/14/2021
There’s no shortage of different roles and experiences available in a treasury career. Each new role can offer something entirely different from the last. In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner, we speak with Jim Portalatin, the Vice President of Global Treasury and Foreign Exchange at Methode Electronics. Jim has had a varied treasury career and experienced multiple treasury roles, consistently working his way into senior positions over the past few years. He talks about his...

Duration:00:34:21

Why Treasury Professionals Should Embrace Change with Scott Taylor

6/7/2021
Is there a secret to succeeding in a treasury career? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, you’ll hear tons of fantastic tips from Scott Taylor, Treasurer at Bandwidth Inc. Scott shares his thoughts on embracing change, seeking out new resources, asking questions, and advancing in your treasury career. Scott’s treasury career began at Dillard's Department Stores in 2002. After this, he joined Treasury Strategies as a Consultant for corporate treasury teams and financial...

Duration:00:36:17

Why Bravery and Enthusiasm Are Crucial in a Treasury Career with John Jackson

5/31/2021
What do you need to succeed in treasury beyond experience? In this episode of Treasury Career Corner, John Jackson is on the show to discuss his impressive treasury career. John shares his thoughts on what makes a good treasury leader, what skills are most essential for new treasurers, and why it’s important to always do something you enjoy. John recently retired as Group Treasurer of Severn Trent plc after more than 30 years in corporate treasury and banking. Highlights of his career...

Duration:00:33:40

Why Team Building and Soft Skills Are Vital in Treasury with Klaas Springer

5/24/2021
Is succeeding in treasury just down to your qualifications and experience? Those things are certainly important, but according to this week’s Treasury Career Corner podcast guest, they’re not the only skills you need to have. In this week’s show, I am joined by Klaas Springer, the Corporate Director of Treasury at Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. Klaas Springer believes that developing your soft skills, communication, and team building are all just as important if you want a long and fulfilling...

Duration:00:37:48

Challenging the Status Quo and Using Tech Wisely with Abraham Geldenhuys

5/17/2021
Treasury can always benefit from new ideas, processes, and systems. In fact, challenging the status quo could be the very thing a treasury department needs. But is it as simple as introducing new technologies and expecting everyone to adapt? Abraham Geldenhuys joins The Treasury Career Corner podcast to discuss challenging the status quo, embracing new technology, and laying the foundations in a treasury department to help it adapt. He also shares his top three tips for anyone wanting to...

Duration:00:39:25

Embracing Change and Trying New Things in Treasury with Mattijn Bak

5/10/2021
Besides qualifications, skills, and finance experience, what else is useful for a treasury career? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, I’m joined by Mattijn Bak, Group Treasurer at Vion Food Group. Mattijn is a big believer in travelling to new places, embracing change, and trying new experiences. He says this is all key to developing a fulfilling treasury career. He shares stories of his globe-trotting treasury career, spanning from the Netherlands to Vietnam. Mattijn is...

Duration:00:30:52

How to Add Value in a Treasury Team with Jan Beukes

5/3/2021
How can you add value to your treasury team? No matter what role you’re in, always look for ways to add value and support your team. That’s the advice that Jan Beukes, Group Treasurer at MultiChoice Group, shares in this episode of The Treasury Career Corner. Prior to his role at MultiChoice Group, Jan has had roles as Group Treasurer at AFGRI Group Holdings and Group Corporate Finance Manager at AFGRI Operations. He has also given talks at the EuroFinance...

Duration:00:37:24

What It’s Like to Work in Treasury Recruitment with The Treasury Recruitment Team

4/26/2021
Welcome to the 150th episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast! If you’ve been following this podcast for a while now, you’ll have heard from top treasury professionals from around the world. In this episode, we turned the lens on the team behind the podcast – The Treasury Recruitment Company. Established in 2002, The Treasury Recruitment Company is a specialist recruitment agency that helps place treasury professionals at all levels from Treasury Analysts to Treasurers. We service...

Duration:00:53:36

Remote Work and Finding a Work-Life Balance with Wade Olsen Part 2

4/19/2021
How do you find a work-life balance in the busy world of treasury? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, I’m joined again by Wade Olsen, Co-Founder of Treasury Suite, for part two of a special two-part episode. We cover some more of Wade’s impressive career by delving into his time as Central Treasury Officer for Chugach Alaska Corporation, which eventually turned into a remote role. Wade shares his thoughts about remote work and the challenges of maintaining a good...

Duration:00:38:41

Embracing Chaos and Challenges in Treasury with Wade Olsen Part 1

4/12/2021
How do you deal with challenges, changes, and demanding roles in treasury? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, I speak with Wade Olsen, Co-Founder of Treasury Suite, in a brand-new two-part episode. We discuss his fascinating globe-trotting career in finance and everything that led to his decision to co-found Treasury Suite. Wade also shares some of his best tips for anyone looking to succeed in a treasury career. He speaks about why you must “embrace the chaos” and learn...

Duration:00:35:53

Charity and Creating a Positive Impact in Treasury with Caroline Stockmann

4/5/2021
How can you give back and create a positive impact in treasury? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, I speak with Caroline Stockmann, Chief Executive of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, since February 2017. We discuss her fascinatingly varied background in the arts, charity, and finance and how she eventually became a treasury professional. Using her background in charity, she’s dedicated to giving back and creating a positive impact in every role she’s been in. She...

Duration:00:37:26

Why Technology is the Solution to Treasury Challenges with Vasu Reddy

3/29/2021
Is automation the solution to challenges in treasury? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, I speak with Vasu Reddy, Treasury Director – Africa at GE. He discusses the challenges of working with multiple countries in South and Central Africa, handling different languages, currencies, and processes. He believes that automation and AI are the solutions to dealing with outdated treasury systems. Vasu is responsible for providing a strategic and operational overview on global...

Duration:00:32:19

Communication and Flexibility in Treasury with Luc Vlaminck

3/22/2021
Is face-to-face communication still necessary in modern treasury? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, I speak with Luc Vlaminck, Group Treasurer at Rémy Cointreau. He discusses why remote working is great, but face-to-face communication is more natural and effective. He shares his thoughts on the future of remote and flexible working. Rémy Cointreau is a French family-run Group whose origins date back to 1724. The Group has an international portfolio of spirits (cognac,...

Duration:00:32:36

How to Maintain Good Relationships in Treasury with Anh Duong

3/15/2021
How do you maintain great working relationships in the treasury profession? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, I speak with Anh Duong, Group Treasury Director at ERM. We discuss the need for good communication and the surprising effects of working from home during the pandemic. He shares his thoughts on the pros and cons of working from home, the work-life balance, and the importance of face-to-face interactions. ERM is an ESG consulting company with approximately 100...

Duration:00:37:06

Collaboration and Getting Advice in Treasury with Jesper Nielsen-Terp

3/8/2021
What is the best way to learn and grow in a treasury role? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, I speak with Jesper Nielsen-Terp, Treasury and Credit Risk Management expert. He believes that one of the most important things you can do in your career is to always ask questions. We discuss how asking questions and getting advice can help you learn and make better decisions. We also talk about the best ways to implement new treasury systems, and why you should always be open...

Duration:00:29:28

How to Network and Grow in Treasury with Remco de Vries

3/1/2021
How important is networking to getting ahead in a treasury career? In this episode of the Treasury Career Corner podcast, I speak with Remco de Vries, Group Treasurer at Experian, about networking in a treasury career. He discusses his accounting background and how trying new things and getting out of his comfort zone got him to where he is now. Experian is an Anglo-Irish multinational consumer credit reporting company. Experian collects and aggregates information on over 1 billion people...

Duration:00:41:23

How to Build a Solid Treasury Career Overseas with Roshun Tulkens

2/22/2021
What’s the key to developing a strong treasury career overseas? In this episode of the Treasury Career Corner Podcast, I speak with Roshun Tulkens, Group Treasurer for Mantrac Group, about what steps he’s taken to build a strong career in treasury both in the UK and the Middle East. He discusses his treasury background, what made him move to the UAE and what advice he has for someone looking to develop a similar career. Mantrac Group is an authorized Caterpillar dealer, selling across three...

Duration:00:32:27

How to Build a Dynamic Treasury Career with Jay Steller

2/15/2021
Have you ever wondered how varied and dynamic a treasury career can be? In this episode of the Treasury Career Corner podcast, I talk with Jay Steller, Assistant Treasurer at SI Group. He shares the story behind his career and gives tips for anyone looking to become a stand-out employee in the treasury profession. We discuss how varied the profession can be and all the different roles and industries treasury professionals can experience. SI Group is a performance additives and intermediates...

Duration:00:48:39

How to Develop Skills and Experience for a Treasury Career with Hailey Laverty

2/8/2021
How do you develop the skills and experience necessary for a treasury career? In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner Podcast, I speak with Hailey Laverty, Group Treasurer at InterContinental Hotel Group plc (IHG). We discuss how she first started her treasury career in accounting, how she developed the necessary skills and experience to build her career, the importance of always going above and beyond the job description, and so much more! Hailey has been Group Treasurer at...

Duration:00:36:24