Head of Treasury Operations

  • GBP75000 - GBP100000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page
  • 17 Oct 17 2017-10-17

Our client is looking to recruit a London based Head of Treasury Operations to join them. Managing a large team and forming a key part of Treasury management team this role will have full visibility and influence across the banks treasury function.

A Retail Bank with a strong national presence.

Description

Leading a large team based in Lodnon the Head of Treasury Operations will have key focus on:

  • Leadingthe team to develop and deliver processes for the settlement of all Treasury Transactions originating in the Treasury Markets.
  • Provide support to colleagues to how to book transaction. Help deliver the Treasury System architecture and operating model ensuring the highest standards of compliance. Design, develop and deliver a streamlined operating model covering all bank entities.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensures Treasury settlements processes are effective and in line with business and customer requirements and that they adhere to agreed industry standards
  • Act as a key stakeholder in the delivery of settlement services to Treasury.
  • Creates a culture of openness, fresh thinking and a sense of success that promotes pride in what is delivered by the Treasury Operations Team
  • Drive team performance and provide training and development opportunities to ensure great place to grow and develop
  • Lead, motivate and develop the Treasury Operations team to ensure an effective working environment, strong employee commitment and engagement and consistently high performance.
  • As a member of the Operations Leadership Team, encourage colleagues to think about and act on the total performance of the business and represent Treasury Operations at a range of bank wide forums.
  • As a member of the Operations Leadership Team, contribute to the development and implementation of the Strategic Plan to ensure Operations and the wider organisation meets its objectives.
  • Management of collateral and cash in relation to the Bank's accounts, collateral agreements and payment systems.
  • Drives forward business initiatives to improve current processes and achieve cost efficiencies
  • Develops and owns Treasury Settlement systems strategy
  • Leads and supports the delivery Treasury IS/IT or change projects
  • Oversees the monitoring, reporting and control of intraday liquidity and the flow of RTGS (CHAPS) payments to minimise liquidity costs and in accordance with the FCA handbook covering intraday liquidity
  • Oversee the movement and settlement of securities registered on the Crest & Euroclear systems

Profile

  • Understanding of Treasury products and all aspects of Settlements
  • Management of cashflow (intra day liquidity)
  • Knowledge of fixed income markets and trends in the development of Treasury instruments
  • Knowledge of the Group
  • Understanding of developments in the banking industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Effective intra group networking of relationships within the new merged organisation
  • Treasury products/Debt capital markets/ fixed income including ABS/MBS
  • Strong technical knowledge of settlement processes and payment systems
  • Good appreciation of Risk especially operational Risk
  • Understand Money Laundering obligations of the Bank
  • Tenacity, lateral thinking and attention to detail.
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to articulate a future vision

Job Offer

The Head of Treasury Operations is a great chance for the successful incumbent to further their career, coming from either a treasury or banking operations background.