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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?

The Treasury Career Corner Mike Richards

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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?

    Taking Smart Risks to Propel Your Career with Sandra Ramos-Alves

    Taking Smart Risks to Propel Your Career with Sandra Ramos-Alves

    If you want your treasury career to take off, you’ve got to be bold.
    Taking risks and being vocal about what you want might be something you’d rather avoid, especially if you’re in the early days of your career. However, it’s something that this week’s Treasury Career Corner guest believes is vital to success. Sandra Ramos-Alves, Senior Vice President and Treasurer at Bristol Myers Squibb, joins the podcast to take us through her career journey so far. She shares what she credits to her success and the coaching tips she gives other treasury professionals.
    Sandra first joined Bristol Myers Squibb in 2019 with the acquisition of Celgene Corporation as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. At Celgene, Sandra was Executive Director and Assistant Treasurer and held roles of increasing responsibility since joining in 2005. She had the opportunity to build a best-in-class treasury organisation, established the banking infrastructure and the financial risk management programs, optimised the capital structure, and financed multiple acquisitions in the debt capital markets.
    Sandra holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Spanish from Rutgers University and a Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Strategic Cost Management and Entrepreneurial Finance from Babson F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.
    Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company, and its mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. Their medicines are helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience, fibrosis and others.
    On the podcast we discussed…
    How being proactive and trying new things can open new opportunities
    How treasury skills can apply to any industry
    Why taking risks and being vocal are key to career growth
    The importance of networking
    Why new tech is the future in treasury
    Why Sandra coaches young treasury professionals to try new things

    You can connect with Sandra on https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandra-ramos-alves-cpa-4810081/ (LinkedIn).
    Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury?
    Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. https://treasuryrecruitment.com/jobs (Find out more here). Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move!
    If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-treasury-career-corner/id1436647162#see-all/reviews (click here)!

    • 31 min
    Embracing Growth and Change with Rick Barrett

    Embracing Growth and Change with Rick Barrett

    It takes a certain set of qualities and skills to grow in this rapidly changing treasury landscape. Rick Barrett, the Director of Treasury for Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation, knows this all too well.
    He joins the Treasury Career Corner podcast to discuss how he grew as a treasury professional as the field has evolved. Rick also shares a few things treasury professionals should be aware of moving forward in a post-pandemic world.
    Rick’s current position has him overseeing worldwide treasury management, including foreign exchange risk management, global cash management and banking relationships, global credit card processing, accounts payable/receivable, and recognition process management functions. Prior to Rotary, Rick held positions in healthcare and a technology company and has experience in tax, treasury, insurance, receivables, and general accounting.
    Rotary is a global network of 1.4 million neighbours, friends, leaders and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
    On the podcast we discussed…
    How Rick got his start in treasury
    What it’s like working for a health provider vs Rotary
    What the Rotary organization does
    Rick’s transition from cash management to treasury
    What lies in the future of treasury
    The benefits of being more flexible when moving forward
    Rick’s advice for treasury professionals

    You can connect with Rick on https://www.linkedin.com/in/rick-barrett-9b682b3/ (LinkedIn).
    Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury?
    Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. https://treasuryrecruitment.com/jobs (Find out more here). Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move!
    If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-treasury-career-corner/id1436647162#see-all/reviews (click here)!

    • 33 min
    Becoming A Great Leader Within Treasury with Joel Campbell

    Becoming A Great Leader Within Treasury with Joel Campbell

    There are so many different types of leaders in every single industry. But they all have the same core skills to allow them to be pioneers within their industries.
    From humble beginnings and a passion for accountancy, Joel Campbell’s career burgeoned into something which he had never fully planned out.
    Joel is Chief Financial Officer of TreviPay, the global B2B payments and invoicing network based in Overland Park, Kansas. He leads the company’s Finance, FPandA, Accounting, Treasury, and Facilities and Procurement functions, with a primary focus on managing all financial aspects of the business and the relationship with its private equity ownership team at Corsair Capital.
    Joel has worked as an Assistant Treasurer at Travelers Group, Vice President and Assistant Treasurer at Western Union, and Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer at HandR Block.
    He’s moved all around the world, taking calculated risks to try and improve his career further and further.
    Joel outlines the path that led him to be the leader he is today and even jumps on this re-run of episode 40 from 2019 to update us on his latest career move as Chief Financial Officer at TreviPay.
    Not many have made the move from treasury to a CFO role. But Joel is making the position his own!
    On the podcast we discussed…
    Why getting out of your comfort zone is so beneficial
    How dreams of being an accountant led Joel to where he is now
    How moving across the world could lead you to greater career satisfaction
    Joel explains his brand-new role as Chief Financial Officer at TreviPay

    You can connect with Joel on https://www.linkedin.com/in/joelcampbellkc/ (LinkedIn).
    Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury?
    Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. https://treasuryrecruitment.com/jobs (Find out more here). Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move!
    If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-treasury-career-corner/id1436647162#see-all/reviews (click here)!

    • 56 min
    How to Transition into Treasury Seamlessly with Toby Shore

    How to Transition into Treasury Seamlessly with Toby Shore

    Changing career paths will always come with an element of struggle. But this week’s Treasury Career Corner guest managed to transition into treasury seamlessly and now heads a department in a major international aluminium company.
    This week, we revisit an exceptional episode with Toby Shore, Senior Director of Group Treasury, Risk and Insurance at Emirates Global Aluminium, who joined us back in episode 123. We chat about his transition from risk management into treasury, the importance of multiculturalism within his industry, and much more! At the end, we catch up on what he’s been up to since he was last on the show.
    Toby’s primary role is to oversee and manage the liquidity profile, risk management strategies, and capital structure at EGA as it relates to the treasury operations of cash management, counterparty credit risk management, financial risk management, insurance, global tax, and risk and business continuity management.
    Emirates Global Aluminium is the largest global producer of ‘premium aluminium’ and the largest non-oil or gas company in the United Arab Emirates. 1 in every 25 tonnes of aluminium is made in the UAE with the involvement of EGA.
    On the podcast we discussed…
    How Toby made the transition from risk management to treasury in the blink of an eye
    Navigating through a financial crisis whilst in Dubai
    How working in a multicultural environment is beneficial
    What life is like working for what was the largest single-site producer of aluminium in the world
    Education and upscaling in new workplaces

    You can connect with Toby Shore on https://www.linkedin.com/in/toby-shore/ (LinkedIn).
    Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury?
    Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. https://treasuryrecruitment.com/jobs (Find out more here). Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move!
    If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-treasury-career-corner/id1436647162#see-all/reviews (click here)!

    • 49 min
    Building a Well-Rounded Treasury Career with Robert Lau

    Building a Well-Rounded Treasury Career with Robert Lau

    What motivates you in your treasury career?
    Being an expert in one particular area or branching out to different areas of finance and treasury? The latter is the path that Robert Lau, Vice President and Treasurer at Informatica, chose for himself. He joins the Treasury Career Corner podcast to give some insights into his diverse and well-rounded career. Robert also shares some tips and pointers for treasury professionals looking to build a career as well-rounded as his.
    In addition to his treasury responsibilities, Robert was previously responsible for Investor Relations and Stock Administration when Informatica was a private company. Prior to joining Informatica, Robert held treasury and finance roles at Yahoo! Inc. and Agilent Technologies and was a tax professional at Price Waterhouse Coopers.
    Robert received a Masters in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. Robert also has a Masters in Tax from Golden Gate University and is a CFA Charterholder and CPA (Certified Public Accountant).
    Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Redwood City, California, Informatica believes that data is the soul of business transformation. Their vision is to create a world where every organisation’s data is poised for greatness, ready to deliver outcomes of unprecedented brilliance at a scale never imagined.
    On the podcast we discussed…
    How Robert got started in finance and made his transition to treasury
    Robert’s experience working at Agilent
    Why a diverse educational background and training is beneficial
    Treasury as a service centre vs. profit centre
    The role of organisations in building well-rounded treasurers
    Why it’s important to volunteer for new opportunities
    Why your career should be an ongoing learning experience
    Robert’s advice for treasury professionals

    You can connect with Robert on https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertwlau/ (LinkedIn).
    Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury?
    Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. https://treasuryrecruitment.com/jobs (Find out more here). Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move!
    If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-treasury-career-corner/id1436647162#see-all/reviews (click here)!

    • 49 min
    Important Treasury Career Lessons with Karen Molloy

    Important Treasury Career Lessons with Karen Molloy

    There’s a lot to be learned from books, from mentors, and your peers, but the best teacher of all is experience. That’s why this episode from way back in January 2020 is just as relevant today as it was when we first aired it.
    Yes, we’ve dug back into our archives once again to revisit a knowledge-packed episode with Karen Molloy, Vice President and Treasurer at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Karen delves into the numerous lessons she’s garnered over the span of her 30-year treasury career. She highlights a can-do attitude and the ability to embrace new opportunities as one of the many things that have helped her get ahead.
    We’re interested to see what’s changed for Karen in the past couple of years, especially considering recent global developments such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Founded in 1857, Northwestern Mutual was founded as the Mutual Life Insurance Company.
    Headquartered in Milwaukee, the financial security company provides consultation on wealth and asset income protection, education planning, retirement planning, investment advisory services, trust, and private client services, estate planning, and business planning. The company holds more than $125 billion of client assets as a part of its wealth management company and investment services.
    On the podcast, we discussed…
    Why working in a mutual company is beneficial
    The upside of taking a holistic approach to treasury
    How accommodating a broad perspective helped Karen advance her career
    How treasury has evolved over the space of 30 years
    Why treasurers should never slack on development
    The role of technology in the advancement of treasury
    Karen’s leadership style and advice for recruiting great team members

    You can connect with Karen on https://www.linkedin.com/in/karen-molloy-ctp-ab84452/ (LinkedIn).
    Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury?
    Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. https://treasuryrecruitment.com/jobs (Find out more here). Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move!
    If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-treasury-career-corner/id1436647162#see-all/reviews (click here)!

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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TimLB11 ,

Very Insightful

Very insightful look at the Treasury space from an inside perspective!

nibber3840 ,

Great podcast

Mike - Real stories from great treasury professionals
Keep it up!

RC.12 ,

Real world stories

Thanks Mike and guests for sharing your their treasury career journeys.

Each podcast offers a different perspective across and all share a passion for treasury.

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