How to prepare for the Treasurer Test

In preparation for the Treasurer Test, we recommend making the test in a quiet room where you will not be disturbed. There are more questions than you can answer in the time that’s available. If you don’t know the answer to a question, move on to the next. The Treasurer Test measures knowledge, speed, productivity and accuracy.

Summary how to prepare in advance of the Treasurer Test

  • Take the test in a quiet room where you will not be disturbed, as the Treasurer Test is intensive.
  • Make sure you have a scientific calculator, pen and paper at hand to take notes. Complex calculations have to be made.
  • Know that you have to finish the Technical Treasury Knowledge part in one time. Same counts for the Personality Profile part. However, you can take a rest between these two different test parts.
  • Move on to the next question when you don’t know the answer. You have limited time for the Technical Knowledge part.
  • Take a look at some Sample Questions & Tips, and at the Sample Report, so you understand what to expect.


Team Treasurer Test

Wout van Wijlick, Manager of the Treasurer Test

What is the Treasurer Test

The Treasurer Test will take approximately 70 – 100 minutes to complete. It consists of two parts:

1. Technical Treasury Knowledge.

This part is build out of multiple-choice questions that measure knowledge in the following 4 functional areas:

– Cash management
– Risk management
– Corporate Finance & Funding
– Miscellaneous Treasury

Total number of questions:

Each area contains 30 questions with a time limit of 10 minutes.


4 x 10 minutes.

2. Personality Profile

This part comprises a personality assessment based on the “Big Five Theory”.
There is no right or wrong. This section consists of statements in which you must indicate whether or not this applies to you.

Total number of questions:



30 – 60 minutes

After finishing the Treasurer Test you will receive your results report. This report will show you the results as an absolute and as a bench marked score against your peer group.