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Treasury Forecasting & Control Specialist

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AstraZeneca UK
Healthcare & medical
10,001+ employees
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Treasury Forecasting & Control Specialist

Location: Cambridge UK

Competitive salary and benefits apply

Join AstraZeneca, where every one of our employees makes a difference to patient lives every day. As a Treasury Forecasting & Control Specialist at AstraZeneca, based in Cambridge. You will be reporting into Group Financial Reporting (GFR) and partnering with the Group Treasurer. GFR leads AstraZeneca’s group external financial reporting responsibilities which arise from our international listings (UK, US and Sweden) including the quarterly earnings announcements, Annual Report and subsidiary statutory financial statements. We drive the technical accounting and reporting requirements for the group which includes having technical accounting specialists covering treasury, pensions, share based compensation, and acquisitions/divestments.


In this role, you will work with operating entities to forecast cashflow and foreign exchange risk, building and creating procedures and suggesting new ideas to improve forecasting accuracy. You will prepare monthly reporting, monitor performance against forecast, investigate variances, and initiate corrective actions. You will manage and lead monthly performance meetings with AstraZeneca Treasury regarding the forecast and variances. You will work on the delivery of high quality Treasury and broader GFR month end close, ensuring a robust control environment is maintained in compliance with SOX requirements. You will also be working on some ad-hoc GFR projects.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA or a similar accounting qualification

  • Post qualification experience and demonstrable knowledge of IFRS

  • Proactive in improving existing processes

  • Strong technical and analytical accounting skills with significant experience of financial controls, year-end accounts preparation and external auditor liaison

  • Previous exposure to the accounting for treasury financial instruments and derivatives is desirable but the capability and aspiration to build knowledge around IAS 21, IAS 32, IFRS 7 and IFRS 9 accounting and reporting is considered equally important

  • Subject to required approvals, the role is eligible for study sponsorship for relevant qualifications. AstraZeneca is an ACT CPD accredited employer.

When we put diverse teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?

Join a talented global team that's powering AstraZeneca to better serve patients, every day. The fuel behind our evolving, rapidly growing enterprise, we're here to help unlock the power of what science can do and ultimately have a big impact on patients' lives. With countless opportunities available, this is the place to build an unrivalled reputation. And, as you take your career in new directions and to even greater heights you'll be rewarded for your successes.

Are you ready to make a difference?

Apply now to be part of our ambitious journey!

Date Posted


Closing Date

08-Apr-2024Our mission is to build an inclusive and equitable environment. We want people to feel they belong at AstraZeneca and Alexion, starting with our recruitment process. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of characteristics. We offer reasonable adjustments/accommodations to help all candidates to perform at their best. If you have a need for any adjustments/accommodations, please complete the section in the application form.