Posted on: February 20, 2019 | Job#: 269509

Foreign Exchange Risk Manager - Treasury

Full-time | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105

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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

This position will support Gap Inc.’s international treasury team and report to the Senior Director. We are seeking a Treasury Manager with an understanding of and interest in financial markets to lead the company’s multiple foreign exchange hedging programs. In this role, you will oversee the day-to-day management of our foreign exchange programs and serve as the Company’s subject matter expert and advisor on foreign exchange business and financial impacts. You will collaborate with cross-functional partners, including brand finance as well as corporate accounting, planning and investor relations teams. In the first 18 months, project work will be focused on the implementation of a global treasury workstation and the strategic and operational review of Gap Inc.’s hedging programs. This role has a unique and broad view to the Company’s global operations and we are looking for a candidate who will support the senior treasury leadership in being a thought leader on the identification and management of global financial risk.

What you'll do

  • Manage the Company’s foreign exchange risk management programs including the development and execution of strategies for Gap Inc’s cash flow, balance sheet and net investment hedging programs.
  • Partner with international finance, global planning teams and senior management to lead discussions on the economic impacts of foreign exchange on Company’s financial results, pricing decisions and contract negotiations.
  • Support treasury technology initiatives; ensure the optimization of the Company’s foreign exchange risk management platforms.
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses for senior treasury management; manage multiple initiatives in a dynamic environment; able to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with the global foreign exchange derivative regulations, including Dodd-Frank and EMIR.
  • Interface with external entities (banks and investment banks) and manage much of the relationship as it relates to day-to-day foreign exchange risk management and global bank products. Leverage the relationships to develop market data resources and to develop currency management and global liquidity best practice insights.
  • Prepare a foreign exchange performance measurement report for quarterly Treasurer reviews. Lead the monthly and quarterly Treasury process of reviewing key program analytics and accounting results for SEC filings and investor calls.

Who you are

  • 6+ years of work experience in corporate treasury, finance or other finance-related field. Previous work in a medium or large corporate environment is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting required. MBA or CFA a plus.
  • Understanding of and interest in financial markets and market traded instruments; solid knowledge of accounting theory and practice, including ASC 815.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills including the ability to define possible solution alternatives, foresee issues and provide proactive solutions to closure.
  • Must be a team player and have clear and concise written, verbal and presentation skills. Must be able to communicate to both financial and non-financial audiences and all levels of management.
  • Very strong in Excel and experience with Treasury software, such as SaaS treasury workstations, FXall and Bloomberg.
  • Highly motivated. Possesses time management skills and is comfortable in situation where work is fast paced.

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the second year in a row.

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