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Cash Manager

Damen Shipyards

Damen Shipyards

Gorinchem, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

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The role

Treasury is part of the Group Finance & Treasury department and is a global centralized function, serving as a center of expertise for the group. The team is responsible for ensuring sufficient liquidity and managing financial risks in order to support the core business of Damen.

You will become part of a team of five. In this position you will work closely together with the other three Cash Managers and will report to the Group Treasury Manager.

You will communicate frequently with colleagues worldwide, and you will also interface regularly with external banking partners. In coordination with the other Cash Managers you are responsible for managing the day-to-day business. This includes amongst others the tasks and responsibilities described below.

Key accountabilities

  • Validate and analyze the group cash flow and guarantee forecast and challenge the divisions on the bottom-up input;
  • Optimize, manage and report on the daily liquidity position, arrange for cash centralization and prepare documentation for (internal) funding;
  • Keep oversight of over 500 bank accounts worldwide and connectivity with the banks involved;
  • Support and advise Damen sales representatives on bank and parent company guarantees as well as letters of credit, and manage the guarantee facilities accordingly;
  • Manage foreign exchange positions of the group, execute both external and internal FX trades and ensure hedges comply with the Treasury Policy and advise the Damen divisions on this;
  • Report to both internal and external stakeholders on Treasury topics, such as cash and guarantee (related) items;
  • Support treasury projects in order to optimize, standardize and systemize the treasury processes as well as supporting the expansion of the funding structure of the Group;

Skills & experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree in finance, economics or business administration;
  • 3-5 years of work experience, preferably in Treasury, but also open to other Finance backgrounds;
  • Strong planning and organization skills with attention to detail;
  • Eager to optimize, digitize and standardize the working environment and strong affinity for automated data processing and treasury management systems;
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) in Dutch and English;
  • Team player who enjoys to be the linking pin between Damen divisions and banks;

A pre-employment screening is part of this selection process.

What we offer

At Damen we realize that supporting and managing many talented individuals is of great essence. We understand that the key to success is to find the right person for the right job. That is why we continuously invest in your development. Damen offers you (in case of full time employment):

  • Dynamic international environment;
  • Possibility to extend your global network;
  • Competitive salary package, with excellent secondary package, such as at least 40 days of annual leave;
  • Working from home policy;
  • A continuous focus on professional and personal development through our Damen Academy;
  • An active social environment such as events and sports.


Ankie van Hees