Head of Treasury

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, Großbritannien
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Michael Page
  • 02 Feb 18 2018-02-02

This individual will manage the firm's new Treasury department in the London office and will partner closely with the International Finance team on Treasury needs for EMEA based operating entities. The Head of Treasury will report jointly into the Global Head of Treasury Operations and the European CFO.

My client is a leading investment firm. This role is based in their offices in the City of London.


The Head of Treasury will be responsible for:

    • Managing a small team of 2 in London and the COE providing active management of the team ensuring that work priorities are organised efficiently and that individuals are trained and developed

    • Cash Management Operations - ensure the timely execution of payments adhering to strict cut-off times for corporate and fund level activities

    • Monitor account balances, recommend daily sweeps for optimal cash balancing, and identify investment options for the region that could be incorporated into our global liquid investment strategy

    • Interact with banks, international Treasury counterparties, and finance groups and deal teams for the various operating businesses

    • Provide middle and back office support for cash, investments and FX settlements (including derivativess)

    • Manage daily cash forecasting function and partner with global Treasury on our firm-wide cash forecasting process

    • Update internal / external standard settlement instructions as required

    • On-board and manage relationships

    • Coordinate KYC / FACTA refreshes with our banking partners

    • Coordinate and evaluate new banking counterparties, including managing RFP's and onboarding activities for EMEA based banking services as required

    • Projects and Technology - Manage regional projects and provide support for global projects including new system implementations and process enhancements

    • Manage bank portal access where required

  • Work with finance/business teams using in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Treasury functions to deliver proactive Treasury solutions


The successful Head of Treasury will have/be:

  • Extensive experience in a Corporate Treasury/Cash Management function, including supervisory/managerial experience in a Treasury operations function

  • Previous experience using a Treasury Management Workstation and SWIFT payment processing and reporting
  • In-depth knowledge of SWIFT message standards
  • Experience handling system enhancements, modifications, implementations, and project management
  • Core understanding of the bank account opening process, including preparing forms/letters related to bank account documentation (i.e. KYC, Letter of Direction).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new systems and processes
  • High level of integrity and trustworthiness
  • Organised with an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good team player
  • Working knowledge of accounting requirements and resulting impacts from Treasury Related activity
  • Working knowledge of regional regulatory requirements, including but not limited to MIFID II, EMIR, AIFMD, and the Modern Slavery Act
  • Previous experience using Wall Street Suite treasury management system is a significant plus
  • Previous experience with an alternative asset management company or other asset management company is a plus
  • Banking background in Financial Services preferred

Job Offer

This is a permanent role based in London.