Head of Treasury

WPR are helping one of our key London market clients to recruit their new Head of Treasury. The role will be responsible for leading the EMEA Treasury function and managing the financial affairs of Global Markets organization. This role will have matrix reporting into the Global Markets Head of Capital & Reporting, Group Treasurer as well as the Global Markets CFO.

The responsibilities for this role include;

  • Serve as the primary advisor for driving decisions into the liquidity position of EMEA operating entities and branches.
  • Oversee EMEA entities forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs and funds available for investment.
  • Ensure EMEA entities have sufficient funds available to meet ongoing operational, capital investment and capital distribution requirements.
  • Support the transformation towards globally integrated treasury operations.
  • Actively partner in developing the modelling of short-term and long-term liquidity forecasting needs working with the rest of the Finance team.
  • Execute the hedging strategy for EMEA entities.
  • Implement Global Treasury policies and procedures within EMEA that impose an efficient and adequate level of control over treasury activities and provide support for regulatory reporting.
  • Ensure the effectiveness of EMEA businesses’ billing terms and settlement processes, in partnership with various operational teams.
  • Support banking relationship management and advise on UK & Europe country-specific requirements.
  • Implement and execute on the organization’s working capital strategy within EMEA working with the relevant peer functions in Finance and the business.
  • Develop cash targets for all EMEA entities to support efficient liquidity management.
  • Act as authorized signatory on bank accounts as needed.
  • Regular dialogue with the investment team to ensure alignment with investment policy, recommend funding for sufficient cash flow.
  • Support, develop and enforce a strong environment of internal controls, effective security measures and financial management policies for EMEA Treasury function.

Skills/experience needed;

  • Fully qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
  • Minimum 7 years of experience as a senior member of Global Treasury Function in the insurance industry (preferably within a multinational corporation)
  • Experience of working internationally across different cultures with cross functional teams
  • Knowledge of Capital Frameworks for Insurance Companies as well as relevant Capital Market Products would be advantageous
£110,000 - £140,000 per year
London, United Kingdom
Job Posted: 
Tue, 16 Jul 2024
Closing Date: 
Tue, 13 Aug 2024

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