Manager Business Units and Structured Financing

  • Competitive
  • Montreal, QC, Canada Montreal QC CA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Rio Tinto
  • 09 Jul 18 2018-07-09


  • Great opportunity to work for a global company at the forefront of mining
  • A unique opportunity to contribute to Rio Tinto’s Finance leadership team
  • Role based in Montreal, Canada

 About the role

We are looking for a Manager, Business Units and Structured Financing to support the funding of group operations and projects on commercial terms, achieving competitive pricing and reducing commercial and political risks. This role is commercially focused and outcome-driven, it interfaces with Business Unit (BU) finance teams and third party providers, and ensures the business has access to a wide range of treasury services to support their business priorities.

This role is a great opportunity to be the main interface between business units and third party financiers and service providers. The main focus will be on negotiating financing structures and arrangements which requires relationship building and maintenance, as well as developing and exchanging complex financial information. Reporting to the Director, BU & Structured Financing you will be:

  • Supporting the development and execution of financing strategies taking into consideration commercial, legal, tax, and financial risks to provide equity, shareholder finance, structured finance or project finance
  • Coordinating action plans, conducting analysis (incl. financial modeling in Excel), providing advice/comments, defining terms and conditions, drafting financing documentation and approval papers/memos
  • Standardizing processes/procedures, reporting progress, developing scorecards, managing filing of documentation
  • Supporting strong collaborative relationships with BU Controllers and Finance teams to ensure that Treasury is positioned at the core of the business
  • Supporting key external relationships with banks, multilateral/bi-lateral agencies and external advisors 

About you 

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • A Post graduate degree (MBA, CFA, Engineering or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated experience in a multinational organization (large corporation or financial institutions) in management roles
  • Sound knowledge of international corporate finance, risk management, capital markets, valuation, financial instruments, and cash management
  • Advanced Financial Modeling skills
  • Good understanding of accounting, legal, and tax standards relevant to treasury/international financing
  • Good project management and execution skills, strong professional skills including stakeholder / change management / knowledge management

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • A recognized Treasury qualification (e.g. ACT)
  • CA/CPA qualification
  • Project Financing Experience 


About us

Rio Tinto Treasury is a centralised support and service function acting as a central banker to the Group. Treasury is responsible for the efficient financing and management of the Group's internally generated funds and its net external funding requirements. It also manages the group’s capital structure and key financial risks.

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminum and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.