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  • Treasury Manager

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + Benefits + car allowance
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 14-Jan-2020
  • Job reference: 25233

Job Description

Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers.  That’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture.  

All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be.  If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home.

The Role: Treasury Manager
 
Due to our approaching demerger from the Travis Perkins Group and creation of Wickes PLC we have a newly created role for a Treasury Manager who will take responsibility for setting up the day to day management of cash, including cash forecasting, management of cash deposits, loan facilities (Revolving Credit Facility), foreign exchange risk and management reporting

Key Accountabilities: Treasury Manager

  • Document, policies and procedures to provide a strong control framework surrounding the Treasury function in order to manage the cash balances, RCF and foreign currency risk. 
  • Manage liquidity position, through drawdown or repayment of the RCF and cash investments, including the provision of  short term forecasts with regard to future trading expectations 
  • Build relationships within the business to obtain a better understanding of the company’s activities and more effective data collection
  • Establish key working relationships with the banking teams
  • Manage cash investments to maximise returns, as prescribed by the risk profile within the Treasury policy
  • Consider the need for hedging foreign exchange risk and ensure compliance with policy and accounted for in accordance with accounting standards 
  • Provide management information for internal and external stakeholders as required (cash deposits, RCF utilization, compliance with covenants)
  • Lead and support ad-hoc treasury and investment project

Skills & Experience: Treasury Manager
 
  • ACA /ACCA/ CIMA qualified, ideally with background in treasury
  • 2 years + pqe along with broad finance experience from within a listed PLC
  • Thorough understanding /experience of listed company reporting requirements 
  • Knowledge of hedging activities and RCFs
  • Best practice approach to treasury management




What can we offer you?
Wickes provides home improvement products and services and is committed to strengthening its position as the destination DIY and Home Improvement store for DIYers and Tradespeople. No wonder they have been voted “Britain’s Favourite DIY Store” and continue to grow their business. 

Wickes are part of the Travis Perkins Group, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials with over 20 different brands and over 28,000 employees we are able to offer long and varied career opportunities. We are committed to investing in your development and enabling you to fulfill your future career aspirations
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