Director, Cash, Operations and Risk, Open to flexible working

Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
12 Jul 2021
01 Aug 2021
Contract Type

At GSK, we're a company with a special purpose, to help people do more feel better and live longer. Realising our purpose starts with us. When we feel at our best, we perform at our best.

When you set out on your adventure at GSK, we make a deal. You commit to living GSK's values and expectations and performing against our Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities. And in return, GSK commits to providing the right environment for you to thrive. Put simply, it's about you being motivated to do your best work, in a place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

Together we build an environment where we can all thrive and focus on what matters most to each of us. It is only through the energy, dedication, drive and passion of all of us that we can be the very best for GSK, and importantly, for our patients and consumers.

In GSK Consumer Healthcare, we are on an incredible journey as we prepare to create a new, standalone, world leading company with a 100% single-minded focus on everyday health. We are doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. With the COVID pandemic, people are increasingly looking for ways to manage their own health and wellbeing and take care of their families. This is where we come in. With category leading brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Centrum, built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge and expertise, we are uniquely placed to deliver better everyday health to millions of people around the world and grow a strong, successful business. This is an opportunity to be part of something special.

The Director, Cash, Operations & Risk will manage the Cash, Operations and Risk teams within GSK Consumer Healthcare, with overall responsibility for daily operations and risk management processes, maintenance of Treasury processes and systems and for the development of GSK CH's banking structures.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage the overall activities of the Global Cash Management and Middle Office teams, including:
  • Work closely with the Global Treasury Consultancy team in the implementation of cash management solutions, including cash pooling and cross-border sweeping
  • Adapting to innovation in banking products, ensuring that Treasury can support the business' banking needs as effectively as possible
  • Daily operations, including settlements, bank confirmations and bank account management
  • Development of Treasury processes and systems, including the maintenance process documentation (BPSDs, GSOPs)
  • Support the wider Treasury team in compliance with Treasury policies and manage the reporting of policy compliance
  • Reporting to provide oversight of all Treasury activities and risks
  • Develop centralised cashflow forecasts
  • Build strong relationships with key internal (eg: Tech, Tax, GFS, Trading Partners) and external partners (eg: Banks, TMS provider)
  • Maintain a culture of continuous improvement within the department, initiating and implementing process improvements
  • Provide advice and training on all cash and banking matters
  • Support the development of improvements to Treasury systems and bank account structures
  • Keep abreast of financial market developments, taking action to incorporate suitable changes into GSK CH Treasury's ways of working

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for people with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Financial qualification or qualified by experience (eg: CGMA, ACCA, AMCT/MCT, CFA)
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships, internally and externally
  • Experience in building, developing and motivating a team
  • Experience presenting to and supporting senior Finance management in a large global organisation
  • Extensive experience of working in a global company, either in Treasury or in Banking
  • Financial and analytical proficiency
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrable examples e.g., Board paper writing, presentations to senior management
  • Project management experience
  • A good understanding of financial markets

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • MCT (or equivalent)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and delegation

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE - 11:59pm 1st August Interviews will take place end of August.

Please take a copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available post closure of the advert.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

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