My client, one of the country's leading sustainable energy companies, are looking to hire a Treasury & Tax Manager to join their head office in Merseyside.
Reporting into the Group Financial Controller, this role ensures that the working capital requirements of the group are met, whilst also looking after the various company tax requirements. The Treasury & Tax Manager will look after the day to day banking relationships, and will get involved with cash management, foreign currency conversion and hedging. Whilst it's not a hugely technical treasury role, the business is growing so there is huge scope to progress the position.
The Treasury & Tax Manager will also look after a team of 4 transactional staff, covering AP/AR and credit management. Prior experience of managing a team, and understanding cash management, is vital.
Key responsibilities include:
Ensuring appropriate controls are maintained over the processes for accounts payable and receivable.
Producing cash forecasts, short and long term, analysing variances to improve future accuracy.
Managing foreign currency hedging and conversion in accordance with policies and procedures.
Managing liquidity levels to sustain business operations, repaying debt when surpluses arise or when loan agreements come to an end.
Prepares and submits tax return data on behalf of the business (including but not limited to VAT, duty and Intrastat)
Extracts supporting data from the ERP system and meets deadlines by planning and prioritising workload
Supports third party consultants employed to prepare corporation tax returns.
Manages tax compliance reporting
Maintains the accuracy of the capital projects reporting
Leadership of the credit management processes in accordance with policy.
Managing the control and reconciliation of bank transfer files.
Reporting to the business on liquidity forecasts and relevant KPIs.
Maintaining the relationship with banks and other third parties.
Leading and developing the team members to drive motivation and continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will be:
Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/QBE), ideally with tax/treasury qualification also
Previous experience in a treasury function, or in heavily cash-focused business
Previous experience in tax compliance and reporting
Experience of managing a transactional finance team - AP/AR/credit
FOREX exposure and multi currency reporting experience
Some hedging experience highly desirableTo apply to this fantastic opportunity, please get in touch