A senior member of the Group Finance function with a primary responsibility to lead the Group Treasury function ensuring that risks are actively managed and treasury is run in the most efficient way.
Provide a corporate treasury service to the Group.
Ensure treasury plans and policies are consistent with Group business and financial plans and strategies and objectives are in place, deployed and governed.
Ensure the Treasury team organisation, resource and processes are fit for purpose and align with other parts of the finance function.
Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues to ensure the Group's overall financial objectives and outcomes are achieved.
Directly support the Director of Treasury in negotiating and managing relationships and financing facilities with lenders and bondholders, including ensuring all contractual requirements and financial covenants are monitored and complied with across the Group's £6.5bn debt portfolio.
Provide leadership, overall direction, advice and guidance to the Board, Executive, Senior Leadership Team and Director of Treasury.
Ensure processes are in place and continuously improved to plan and manage risk and exposure and that appropriate information is available for inclusion into risk maps, financial statements, forecasts, plans, regulatory returns, publications and updates.
Ensure up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation, changes and industry best practice is accumulated and continuous improvement is delivered to the benefit of the Group.
Ensure effective management of staff so that they are fully trained, engaged, motivated and organised to meet department and business objectives.
Direct reports : 3 Indirect Reports : 3
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Professional qualification: Member of Association of Corporate Treasurer's or equivalent.
Sector/specialist knowledge & experience: No sector specific experience required but must have considerable similar treasury experience gained in the banking or corporate sector covering relationship management and leading on operational aspects of Treasury.
Leadership & management experience: Experience of working at a senior level in a Treasury team with leadership responsibility.
Finance & commercial experience: Must be highly numerate and have considerable commercial and financial acumen with excellent analytical skills.
Communication & influencing skills: Collaborative and able to build strong and constructive relationships with our people and external advisors and stakeholders. Must be a confident communicator who is able to present persuasively and influence outcomes.
Organisation & planning skills: Must have a level of integrity and a pro-active, independent and structured way of working. Committed to getting the job done, with a right first-time approach and be able to plan for a range of scenarios and mitigate risk accordingly. An eye for detail but as the same time, capable of seeing the bigger strategic picture.
IT knowledge & skills: Advanced Microsoft Office, financial market systems, treasury management systems and accounting systems.
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