Manager Corporate Finance - Open to flexibility

London (Greater)
16 Dec 2016
16 Jan 2017
Contract Type

Manager Corporate Finance - Open to flexibility

Basic qualifications: 

  • University Graduate
  • AMCT or accounting qualification
  • Relevant experience in the Treasury/Corporate Finance function of a multi-national company,
  • Financial and analytical proficiency, good attention to detail.
  • Experience of working with Senior Management.
  • Good MS Office and financial analysis skills
  • Good understanding of financial complexity in a multinational organisation.

Preferred qualifications: 

  • MCT or MBA
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, e.g. Board paper writing experience.
  • Project management experience.
  • Legal negotiation skills.
  • Good time management


The GSK  Global Treasury operation is based at our headquarters in Brentford along with all other key financial functions (Tax, Reporting, Treasury Accounting, Transfer Pricing etc.).  Treasury operates five “Centres of Excellence” responsible for Corporate Finance (see below), Global Treasury Consultancy (providing Treasury functions for LoC’s), Insurance and Risk Management, Cash Management and Pensions Risk Management. This team includes a strong team of five Treasury Dealers who report into the VP Corporate Finance.

The five LoC’s and the Treasury Dealers work together closely with each other and with all finance functions of the company and all levels of management.  Movement between the CoE’s and within Finance is encouraged.  

This is a high exposure role which  involves close and direct interaction with the CFO, Group Treasurer, the Heads of Tax and Reporting as well as operational engagement with Treasury Accounting, Compliance, Corporate Development and Corporate Secretariat.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the VP and Director – Corporate Finance in the research and preparation of the Finance Strategy and Treasury Policies
  • Lead medium sized projects for the preparation and execution of bond issues
  • Lead project teams for the negotiation and update of external funding facilities and other documentation (for example, 364-day and 5-year bank facilities; £15bn EMTN programme, US Shelf Registration, ISDA agreements)
  • Design and implement FX hedging strategies to limit EGOL
  • Negotiating and maintaining bank dealing mandates
  • Working with the Director – Corporate Finance on Treasury aspects of M&A activity for large transactions.
  • To drive Treasury involvement in the early stages of M&A activity, including funding, due diligence and escrow accounts.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant policies, processes, procedures or regulations (e.g. Sarbox, audit committee paper, CTPM, covenants).
  • To manage group wide net debt and interest reporting and forecasting including provision of year-end disclosure information related to Corporate Treasury’s areas of responsibility.
  • Co-ordination and monitoring of departmental budgets.
  • Preparation and presentation of papers for the Treasury Management Group.
  • Maintain Corporate Treasury ESOT hedging records and provide analysis as required by senior management.
  • Working on ad hoc Corporate Finance projects as they arise (e.g. assessment of debt capacity, working capital related, risk management, structured transactions or other).
  • Effective interaction with GSK’s relationship banks and other external advisers
  • Treasury implementation of SAP Treasury


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