Treasury Director

Location
Gatwick
Salary
Paying £100,000 to £120,000 plus package incl. car, bonus, pension and LTIPS
Posted
08 May 2017
Closes
22 May 2017
Ref
ST6302
Position/Level
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Eton Bridge Partners is proud to support one of the UK’s largest infrastructure businesses in their search for a new Treasury Director, to be based out of their head office in Sussex. The Treasury Director job is newly created, and represents a fantastic opportunity for a current No.2 of Treasury to step into their first No.1 role, or alternatively for an experienced No.1 Treasurer to apply their experience in a new environment.

About the Company

Our client manages infrastructure supporting over 7 million customers across the UK. With £4 billion of external debt, shareholder loans of £350 million, credit ratings with all three agencies, a large credit facility, and a planned £500 million of re-finance, effective and strategic Treasury management is a key element of the success of this organisation. The organisation is friendly, with an adult culture, and has ambitious plans to grow over the next 5 years.

About The Role

Due to expansion, a full time Treasurer is required to lead all treasury activities of the organisation. This is a newly created role and as such offers considerable opportunities for the successful candidate to add value in this complex organisation.

Organisational Relationships

Reports to: CFO and Finance Committee

Key Strategic Responsibilities:

  • To ensure adequate funding of all the organisation's functions
  • Develop short and long term funding strategy
  • Develop treasury reporting and cash flow forecasting
  • Minimise interest costs and achieve a cost of capital below regulatory benchmarks
  • Ensure financing of new projects

Key Corporate Responsibilities and Objectives:

  • Prepare and oversee delivery of Group funding strategy
  • Lead advisory role on the Finance Committee
  • Lead capital markets funding for regulated businesses
  • Secure financing for unregulated activities
  • Manage treasury operations and ensure compliance with key controls and manual
  • Develop cashflow reporting for all corporate entities
  • Maximise interest earned on cash
  • Develop treasury/financial risk management framework
  • Manage daily cash balances

Candidate Profile

Experience Required:

  • Financial background, evidence of maintaining appropriate and effective financial controls
  • Significant experience of treasury management in a major organisation with a similar size of debt
  • Track record of arranging debt financing

Knowledge:

  • Thorough understanding of derivatives, hedging, investment bank account management, pension funds and operation of financial markets

Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent – finance or accounting desirable
  • ACT qualified

Skills:

  • Highly numerate; a mathematical degree or similar is highly advantageous. Able to analyse and present data, draw accurate conclusions and communicate key messages succinctly
  • Well developed communication skills; skilled and credible in presenting material to internal and external stakeholders, both verbally and in writing
  • A strategic thinker who is also able to operate at a tactical level as required
  • An effective team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build effective working relationships at all levels
  • Able to manage internal and external stakeholders with tact and diplomacy; commercially and politically aware

Personal Attributes:

  • Professional
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Proactive and tenacious

In Return

In return for your experience and dedication, you will be provided with a strong base salary and package, including a generous long term incentive scheme. You will be given significant exposure to the investors in the organisation, and will be given the opportunity to grow your business network in the banking, credit rating, and investment sectors. The business environment is relaxed, friendly, and you will enjoy a close working relationship with the CFO and board.