About Treasury Analyst Test Assessment
Treasury analysts usually work for businesses, government agencies or other large organizations. They oversee and manage the use of organizations' finances, including cash flow, asset and liability levels, and credit and investment income. They also might advise organizations on how to acquire or maintain their financial health.
An analyst's job duties differ depending on the employer but might include making projections about future income and expenses, creating reports about specific types of finances and developing investment strategies. They also might present their findings to organization executives and make recommendations about current or future financial management strategies. In their efforts, these professionals coordinate with other finance departments and investment managers.
TYPICAL TASKS OF A TREASURY ANALYST:
Report and analyze trends in "working capital" ratios.
Evaluate corporate financial statements and forecasts to ensure that short-term liquidity (cash) levels are sufficient to fund operating activities.
Prepare regular (monthly) financial reports, budgeted receipts and expenditures, and other information helpful to the governing board.
Ensure that employees abide by regulatory guidelines, human resources policies and top management's instructions when performing their duties in cash management processes.
Develop and implement Treasury operational policies, including implementation of effective internal controls.
Prepare regular reporting on the company’s cash position, use of cash, investment performance, and other cash movements.
Assist in the implementation of new financing structures.
KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
NUMERIC SKILLS - Quantitative aptitude.
STRONG ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS - Verbal Ability and Verbal Reasoning
DEMONSTRATED ADVANCED MS EXCEL SKILLS - MS Excel
STRONG SYSTEMS EXPERIENCE - Abstract Reasoning
CANDIDATES MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN COMMUNICATING FINANCIAL STRATEGIES AS WELL AS PERFORMANCE GOALS TO EXECUTIVES - Verbal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning
MUST HAVE STRONG FINANCIAL AND ANALYTICAL SKILLS - Finance and Accounts, Abstract Reasoning
MUST BE VERY DETAIL-ORIENTED
KNOWLEDGE OF ERP
ABILITY TO EVALUATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - Numerical Reasoning
Verbal ability is essential because grammar and vocabulary is a prerequisite for good spoken and written English.
Reading comprehension indicates an ability to comprehend and reason with the concepts on a written page.
Quantitative ability will indicate analytical thinking and problem-solving ability.
Logical Reasoning is assessed through
• Cause /Effect and
• Statement/Fact questions
These questions will indicate the quality of deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning which contribute to Critical thinking ability.
Abstract reasoning will indicate the ability to think clearly, identify logical patterns, learn new skills and solve complex problems. It is an indicator of fluid intelligence and shows an ability to strategize.
The numerical reasoning test measures the ability to interpret, analyze and draw logical conclusions based on numerical data presented in graphs and tables describing different business related situations.
This test may contain MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQs (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Whiteboard Questions, Audio/Video Questions, LogicBox (AI-based essay evaluation), Job-based Simulations, True or False Questions, etc.