Working Capital Lead

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Treasury

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £130000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Crocker

  • Contact email:

    bmdaxtraadresp@thesrgroup.com

  • Job ref:

    RAC / 432_1625843629

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-22

  • Consultant:

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ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Complete oversight of Global NWC management, aggregate gross balances of c$1.3bn
  • Set and track NWC performance targets for key metrics and units
  • Work with Finance systems team to design and establish required reporting formats to monitor performance and track progress against targets
  • Perform monthly review of NWC performance and prepare summary for Senior Management
  • Establish NWC improvement action plans and monitor progress against delivery
  • Identify countries where performance is deteriorating and/or has scope for improvement, understand why, and agree improvement actions
  • Lead review calls with Divisional CFO's to review performance and drive and track improvement actions
  • Identify key clients impacting NWC and work with Client Leaders to address
  • Work with Group Finance team to review and input to indirect cashflow forecasts including the integration of improvement targets
  • Act as link between Client Leaders and Treasury to input to payment terms discussions and any related finance solutions
  • Provide input and expertise to transformation initiatives that may impact NWC such as finance systems, SSC strategy, Process standardisation etc
  • Input to M&A activity by working with relevant teams to ensure NWC impacts are considered and outcomes optimised
  • Where appropriate work with Shared Service centres to ensure NWC levers are managed effectively
  • Continue to drive the cash culture and NWC awareness across the group through training, communications, policy setting and sharing good practices.

EXPERIENCE & CAPABILITIES

  • Demonstrable expert in working capital improvement in a major organisation (FTSE250 or private) or consultancy business.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage and influence a variety of people including senior management
  • Experience of presenting findings and analysis clearly in reports and presentations
  • Professional Accounting qualification would be desirable.
  • Previous exposure to OneStream/Cartesis/Hyperion or similar consolidation tool
  • Experience with Excel, Word, Powerpoint, PowerBI
  • Experienced in operating within a multi-layered, international matrix environment

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