Corporate Treasurers manage corporate funding, liquidity and financial risk associated with the profitable development and operation of an organisation. They may be involved in acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures.

    You usually need a bachelor degree in commerce or business administration to work as a Corporate Treasurer. Many Corporate Treasurers complete postgraduate studies.

    Tasks

    • Controls treasury and treasury systems and establishes and reviews risk management objectives and treasury policies.
    • Identifies, manages and reports on financial risks.
    • Assists with equity management, debt management, securities and taxation planning issues.
    • Collects, analyses and interprets information on the financial standing, cost structures and trading effectiveness of organisations.

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    • $1,916 Weekly Pay
    • Strong Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Corporate Treasurers

    • 2,700 workers Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 92% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 45 hours Average full-time
    • 39 years Average age
    • 40% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Corporate Treasurers (in their main job) grew strongly over 5 years:
    from 2,400 in 2011 to 2,700 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Many Corporate Treasurers work in New South Wales.
    • Industries: Most work in Financial and Insurance Services; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and Public Administration and Safety.
    • Full-time: Most work full-time (92%, much higher than the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 45 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 39 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
    • Gender: 40% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

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    Main Industries

    Main Employing Industries (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
    Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
    Financial and Insurance Services67.0
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6.0
    Public Administration and Safety5.4
    Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.6
    Other Industries19.0

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    StateCorporate TreasurersAll Jobs Average
    NSW51.631.6
    VIC29.225.6
    QLD9.020.0
    SA2.87.0
    WA5.310.8
    TAS0.82.0
    NT0.11.0
    ACT1.21.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketCorporate TreasurersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.0-5.05.0
    20-242.8-9.39.3
    25-3431.3-22.922.9
    35-4435.6-22.022.0
    45-5421.7-21.621.6
    55-595.3-9.09.0
    60-642.3-6.06.0
    65 and Over1.0-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Type of QualificationCorporate TreasurersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate36.2-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree46.9-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma6.4-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV2.1-21.121.1
    Year 127.0-18.118.1
    Year 110.6-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below0.7-12.512.5

    You usually need a bachelor degree in commerce or business administration to work as a Corporate Treasurer. Many Corporate Treasurers complete postgraduate studies.

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    Employers look for Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers who have strong attention to detail, are organised and work independently.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Economics and accounting

      89% Skill level

      Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

    2. Administration and management

      85% Skill level

      Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

    3. Mathematics

      73% Skill level

      Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

    4. Personnel and human resources

      63% Skill level

      Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

    5. English language

      61% Skill level

      English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

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    Demands

    The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

    1. Indoors, heat controlled

      100% Important

      Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

    2. Electronic mail

      99% Important

      Use electronic mail.

    3. Telephone

      99% Important

      Talk on the telephone.

    4. Face-to-face discussions

      99% Important

      Talk with people face-to-face.

    5. Spend time sitting

      93% Important

      Spend time sitting at work.

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