Job Title:  Treasury & Tax Analyst
Department: Finance & Administration
Job Reports To: Manager, Treasury & Risk Management
Date of last change/origination: August 2022
Based: Office-based – Tampa, Florida
Type/Compensation: Job Full Time- Exempt

Seven Seas Water Group (www.sevenseaswater.com) is a portfolio company owned by investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (“MSIP”).  Seven Seas Water Group operates two businesses within the water infrastructure space.  Seven Seas Water, which provides water treatment and desalination for governmental and industrial customers in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the AUC Group (www.aucgroup.net), which provides decentralized wastewater treatment plants for industrial and municipal customers in the United States.  Seven Seas Water delivers ~18 Bn gallons of clean water annually.  We operate 11 water treatment plants internationally.  We have more than 140 wastewater treatment plants under lease in the United States with property developers, municipal customers and utility districts.  We consistently maintain a +97% plant availability for our customers.

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (“MSIP”) is a leading global private infrastructure investment platform.  Founded in 2006, MSIP has made over 30 investments across its three flagship, closed-ended funds.  Since inception, MSIP has had more than $13 billion in commitments.  For further information about Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, please visit www.morganstanley.com/im/infrastructurepartners.

The Role

The Treasury & Tax Analyst will be responsible for a wide variety of duties related to treasury, risk management, tax and other activities as management may deem necessary. The successful candidate will work with management to ensure timely and accurate cash management and reporting. This includes preparing accurate cash transfer needs by location, ensuing appropriate cash levels for pending Company transactions, and tracking intercompany transactions including pay down of debt and trade payables.  The ideal candidate will be a highly detail-oriented, results-driven, analytical, multi-task team player.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Treasury:

  • Monitor overall liquidity and cash position for various SSW Group operations.
  • Manage intercompany cash transfers – includes identifying cash available for transfers and ensuring efficient movement of cash to minimize the impact of cross border taxes.
  • Prepare weekly analysis of cash needs by location and initiate cash transfers, ACH’s and wires accordingly. Will require working closely with the Accounting and Accounts Payable department to ensure payments are processed and posted in a timely manner.
  • Monitor the Positive Pay Process and correct as needed.
  • Assisting with external banking relationships (opening/closing new accounts – including management of the know-your-client process, overseeing the update of signature cards and other banking forms, assist in requesting/implementing new services and requesting/issuing of letters of credit).
  • Maintain a list of all bank accounts including:
    • signature/approval rights on each account
    • bank contacts for each account
  • Understand global banking practices, including country specific regulations.
  • Assist with identifying and implementing solutions to minimize inefficiencies in Treasury operations.
  • Assist with creating, establishing, and maintaining global policies governing all finance and cash management activities.
  • Maintain the roll forward of intercompany balances ensuring that loan, interest, trade payables, and other balances are identified appropriately to ensure efficient movement of cash between international subsidiaries.
  • Maintain intercompany loan agreements and review intercompany relationships to determine when new intercompany loan agreements are needed.
  • Preparation of intercompany interest calculation and journal entries.
  • Preparation of journal entries for adjustments related to the flow of intercompany transactions.
  • Preparation of quarterly intercompany clearing and related journal entries.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities in support of the Accounting and Tax Teams, as assigned.

Risk Management:

  • Assist with the annual insurance renewals, including working with Management to compile requested information needed for the renewals.
  • Maintain current insurance certificates and deliver certificates to appropriate third parties as required.
  • Work with departments to understand our risk management needs.
  • Assist with other insurance and risk management reporting as required.

Tax:

  • Preparation of various tax reporting such as Value Added Tax (VAT). Withholding (WHT) and other ad valorem tax returns.
  • Preparation of workpapers and information needed to support the calculation and preparation of the annual income tax provision and corporate tax returns.
  • Work with the Tax Department to ensure the timely and accurate filing of corporate and employee FBARs.
  • Assist with other tax compliance reporting as required.

Qualification/Requirements:

  • Strong Excel and computer skills working with large data sets and pivot tables, proficiency in Word, and familiarity with general ledger, financial reporting systems, and online banking systems.
  • High degree of professionalism and strong interpersonal skills including the ability to listen and communicate effectively with all levels in the organization, both verbal and written.
  • Ideal candidate would be willing to dig into the details and have a strong analytical skill set.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and manage priorities on a daily basis.
  • Must possess the desire and ability to learn and adapt to change quickly and produce quality work under tight deadlines.
  • Must demonstrate a history of strong and consistent attention to detail as well as excellent organizational skills.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Certified Treasury Professional preferred
  • 2 – 4 years of relevant work experience

How to Apply:

Send resumes to Talent@7seaswater.com

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success.  We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law.  In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Applicant will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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