1. Explain me why are you the best treasury assistant for us?

You should hire me because I have these skills that you needed in your company. I am a hard worker and I know that I have a proper training in terms of dealing a job that has been assigned to me.

2. Explain me about your work experience?

Even though I have never played any role in the treasury front office, I have experience in treasury operations and hence understand the operations of the financial market. I understand how the market operates and investment instruments.

3. Explain me your resume and experience as a treasury assistant?

I have an experience in my small restaurant of my auntie I experience budgeting and cashiering any money transactions.

4. Tell me what does a typical work day look like for you?

Everything is prepared and I can see things clearly. I don't have to clear my way out of murky situations, and all the expenses are well-documented.

5. Tell me do you work well under pressure as Treasurer?

I work extremely well under preassure I tend to manage my time well, and I won't stop until it's perfect although sometimes I may falter.

6. Please explain us about yourself?

I am organized, dedicated, and efficient. I like to get things done as soon as possible, and I don't give up.

7. Please explain me how would your former employer describe you?

I dont want to speak for anyone else but im very confident that my collagues think that i am a good listener.

8. Tell me what is the most important rule of a treasurer?

Gate keeper of the efficient cash and funding with mitigating all financial risk associated and max the profit.

9. Tell me what type of accounting/financial experiences do you have?

Well I have eight years at walkers doing things ike cheques, accounts recievable, accounts payables etc.

10. Explain us what do you know about our organization?

Is about 7 years now and working diligently in all manner of life.

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11. Tell me what have you done in the past year to increase your knowledge in treasury?

I am honest to myself and I work with love and passion. As a fresh applicant I may commit mistake but I know how to correct it in terms of realization, acceptance and change.

12. Explain what are your weaknesses for School district treasurer position?

Try not to be too critical when answering this question. Instead, pick one of your weaknesses and try to turn it into a positive.

For example, you could be a perfectionist, which means that you sometimes take longer on tasks, but you make sure that they are completed to a high quality. It is important to make a negative into a positive as it doesn't make you appear overly critical and shows you can reflect on your own performance.

13. Tell me how would you rate your leadership skills?

Probably at the junior level however I am good a recognizing the strengths of co-workers and believe I could assign tasks that would compliment their strengths.

14. Explain me what decisions are easiest for you to make? What are the most difficult?

Decisions which will favourably impact my organisation are the easiest decisions to make. The most difficult situations is where there are high risks involved or where it may affect a member of the team.

15. Explain me an example that demonstrates your attention to detail?

One of my basic role is to advice market trends and where the market of money market and derivatives instruments is going therefore I am monitoring everything worldwide hourly and keep my eye on everything even small news and this gives you idea of my detailed oriented skills. This is actually my daily work skill.

16. Explain me what can you offer me that another person can't?

This is when you talk about your record of getting things done. Go into specifics from your résumé and portfolio; show an employer your value and how you'd be an asset.

Suggested answer: “I'm the best person for the job. I know there are other candidates who could fill this position, but my passion for excellence sets me apart from the pack. I am committed to always producing the best results. For example…”

17. Tell us what is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

My family, when it comes to family I am very sensitive I want them to be happy with the things that I'am doing I want them to be proud of me, if we have problems I just pray and after that I provide a possible solution to solve it.

18. Please explain me a difficult situation you have overcome in the workplace as Treasurer?

Conflict resolution, problem solving, communication and coping under pressure are transferable skills desired by many employers.
Answering this question right can help you demonstrate all of these traits.

• Use real-life examples from your previous roles that you are comfortable explaining
• Choose an example that demonstrates the role you played in resolving the situation clearly
• Remain professional at all times – you need to demonstrate that you can keep a cool head and know how to communicate with people

19. Explain me example of a time when you made a mistake. How did you handle it?

I was once playing a golf tournament in Phoenix at a course I had never played before. After finishing one of the holes, it was unclear where the next hole was. I asked a man who worked there, but he was very hard to understand and I was in a rush. I basically heard him say follow me I'm heading that way, as he took off in his cart. So I went the way he did, but it turns out I didn't go far enough and I almost teed off on the wrong hole. Luckly I saw the sign that said hole#13 out of the corner of my eye before taking a swing.

20. Explain me about your education. How has it prepared you for a career as a Treasurer?

I've always been at the top of my math class, and math requires a lot of organization and meticulous work. I believe my years of math have prepared me for this job.

21. Explain me about your expertise in posting deposits, maintaining financial records, and reconciling bank accounts?

I don't have any work experience in this kind of field but If I'm going to be trained I will do my very best to learn the procedures and actions to do in this kind of work.

22. Suppose I were to ask your previous employer, what would they say about your job performance?

They'd say I had a great performance reputation and that I worked hard to get my jobs done well and thoroughly.

23. Explain about a time when you fell behind your work. How did it happen and how did you catch up?

When I was in charge of new task with little guideline or any training, I often fell behind my work and a little bit embarrassed. I had to seek for some one in my network who used to work on this matter and asked him some questions that hindered me. Then I figured out the problem and the solution, and I can have the brighter way for the next time.

24. Explain me why do you want to work as School district treasurer for this organisation?

Being unfamiliar with the organisation will spoil your chances with 75% of interviewers, according to one survey, so take this chance to show you have done your preparation and know the company inside and out. You will now have the chance to demonstrate that you've done your research, so reply mentioning all the positive things you have found out about the organisation and its sector etc. This means you'll have an enjoyable work environment and stability of employment etc – everything that brings out the best in you.

25. Explain what is your greatest strength and how does it help you to be a successful treasury assistant?

My greatest strenght is my integrity and I think that helps in respect to my details request when it comes to my work as a treasury assistant.

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26. Explain me about your post-secondary education. What was your favorite course? Which course was the most challenging for you and why?

I am graduated in BS office administration, from the word office we know how or what are the basic office operations such as filing, organizing preparing basic financial statements the in flow and outflow of the cash or products.

27. Sample Treasurer Job Interview Questions:

☛ Why have you chosen this career?
☛ What are your expectations from this job?
☛ Why do you think you fit into this position?
☛ Tell us briefly about you personal, educational and work background?
☛ Do you have any experience in hedging?
☛ What was you role as a treasury analyst in your earlier job?
☛ Give an example of a critical treasury situation that you resolved in your previous job?
☛ Do you know anything about TWIN information system for corporate treasury?
☛ How do you handle your big ticket clients?
☛ Have you ever taken any decisions without inputs from your superior. If yes give details of the same?
☛ In a situation of crisis what will you do?
☛ Give us few reasons why we should hire you?
☛ Mention any accomplishments you have in your previous job?
☛ Explain how a swap works?
☛ What measures will you take to deploy idle cash?
☛ What do you think is the role required to be performed by a corporate treasurer?
☛ Do you keep track of financial markets as well?
☛ What is the current CRR and SLR stipulated by the Central Bank?

28. Situational Group treasurer interview questions:

☛ What was the most important task you ever had?
☛ Situation in which you had to arrive at a compromise.
☛ What relevant experience do you have?
☛ What have you been doing since your last job?
☛ What attracted you to this company?

29. Behavioral Group treasurer interview questions:

☛ Have you ever had to deal with conflicting deadlines?
☛ A team experience you found disappointing.
☛ What kind of personality do you work best with and why?
☛ Has anything ever irritated you about people you've worked with?
☛ Give an example of a time you successfully worked on a team.

30. Strengths and Weaknesses Based Group treasurer interview questions:

☛ What do you believe are your key strengths?
☛ Tell me about a time when you successfully handled a situation?
☛ What do you consider your most significant accomplishment?
☛ What do you think this position involves.
☛ When was the last time you were in a crises?

31. Competency Based Group treasurer interview questions:

☛ What are three positive things your last boss would say about you?
☛ Why did you decide to pursue this career?
☛ How well did your college experience prepare you for this job?
☛ Tell me about yourself.
☛ How do you react to instruction and criticism?

32. Role-specific Treasurer Job Interview Questions:

☛ What's key to a healthy investment?
☛ How would you explain liquidity risk management to a non-finance person?
☛ When would you issue a debt and how?
☛ What information do you need to measure interest rate risk?
☛ What's your experience in hedging?
☛ What cash management software do you prefer and why?
☛ Do you pay more attention to direct reports or subordinates?
☛ What do you do to follow money markets?

33. Communication Skills Based Group treasurer interview questions:

☛ How do you see your job relating to the overall goals?
☛ What has been your most successful experience in speech making?
☛ What's most important to you in a new position?
☛ What three character traits would your friends use to describe you?
☛ Describe a time you were faced with stresses which tested your skills.

Answer all Group treasurer interview questions honestly and stay focused throughout the hiring process. Say something relevant to the objective line in the resume. Nothing looks worse than a candidate who knows nothing about the company.

34. Phone Based Group treasurer interview questions:

☛ Tell me about an important goal that you set in the past.
☛ Tell me about a difficult experience you had in working.
☛ What is your greatest achievement outside of work?
☛ What are you expecting from this firm in the future?
☛ When were you most satisfied in your job?

35. Video Based Group treasurer interview questions:

☛ Give some examples of teamwork.
☛ Describe a situation in which you had to collect information.
☛ What parts of your education do you see as relevant to this position?
☛ How do you evaluate your ability to handle conflict?
☛ How would you weigh a plane without scales?

36. Behavioral Treasurer Job Interview Questions:

☛ Describe a time where your good management allowed your company to save money
☛ Tell me about a time you coached others towards success
☛ Have you ever had trouble enforcing a specific regulation? How did you handle it?
☛ Describe a time you spotted a mistake in the company's cash statements
☛ Explain how you maintained good relationships with partners and/or agencies in your previous job

37. Basic Group treasurer interview questions:

☛ Do you prefer to work independently or on a team?
☛ Do you work well under pressure?
☛ What do you like and dislike about the job we are discussing?
☛ What can you do for us that other candidates cant?
☛ What is more important to you: the money or the work?

38. Please explain us what do you know about our organization?

SM Store or Sm Department store is a franchise run by investments. This is where various products are being sold for the needs of the community.

39. Tell me why should we hire you as Treasurer?

With my experience in accounting, what you require in your job description, is exactly fitting.

40. Tell me how do you ensure that confidential information is secure and private?

One of my previous roles as a banking intern was a HR intern. Whilst at this department I had to keep information such as payroll etc confidential. In my current role as a finance intern there is information such as staff loans etc that are to kept confidential.

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41. Tell me what interests you about finance?

Because finance requires a lot of efforts, challenge and intelligence if you work in the industry and in return it pays you deservedly.

42. What are your future goals as Treasurer?

Possibly, but the same fundamentals of Treasurer will be maintained, such as the requirement of being well-kept and having the ability to make decisions for the good of the company. I will continue to give support and effort.

43. Explain me what would you like to be doing five years from now?

The safest answer contains a desire to be regarded as a true professional and team player. As far as promotion, that depends on finding a manager with whom you can grow. Of course, you will ask what opportunities exist within the company before being any more specific: “From my research and what you have told me about the growth here, it seems operations is where the heavy emphasis is going to be. It seems that's where you need the effort and where I could contribute toward the company's goals.” Or, “I have always felt that first-hand knowledge and experience open up opportunities that one might never have considered, so while at this point in time I plan to be a part of [e.g.] operations, it is reasonable to expect that other exciting opportunities will crop up in the meantime.”

44. Please explain what are three positive things your last boss would say about you?

It's time to pull out your old performance appraisals and boss's quotes. This is a great way to brag about yourself through someone else's words: “My boss has told me that I am the best designer he has ever had. He knows he can rely on me, and he likes my sense of humor.”

45. Tell me how long do you see yourself working for our company?

I see myself working with the company for a long time. The position seems to give a great challenge and very interesting so I see lasting here for quite a while.

46. Explain me what are your long term career goals?

I can see myself working myself working in this institutions handling a small group of people hiring a new starter trains them to become a valuable to the company by applying my skills and knowledge I acquire in my journey in this company.

47. Tell me what bookkeeping experience do you have?

I have learned different types of ledges, balance sheets, and income statements in earning my business degree.

48. Tell me your salary requirements as Treasurer?

Find out what the salary is for the job is that is possible ahead of time. If there is no salary posted then do some research. Find out what the market is paying and what you are worth. Make a reasonable salary offer based on this information. Do your best to avoid making a salary offer if you can. You can ask the employer if they have a salary range they plan to pay the person in this position.

49. Explain me why did you leave your last job?

Whatever the situation was from your previous job, you should always answer this question with a positive and enthusiastic response. If the reason for leaving your last job was redundancy, then you should talk about how your company had to restructure, instead of focusing on your own personal situation.

Under no circumstances should you criticise your previous employer, as this will appear unprofessional.

50. Why have you chosen this career as Treasurer?

I want to be the treasurer because I am very interested in Finance and Economics and will soon be switching my major to reflect that. I want to use my financial skills to help this school.

51. Tell us what three words would you use to describe yourself?

Talented - senior - Modern treasurer.