UK Treasury Manager


Job summary

Circa £65,000 depending on experience
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

Salary: Circa £65,000 depending on experience

What we can offer you:

  • Bonus of up to 21% of base salary
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and gym on site at Stevenage
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Dynamic (hybrid) working: We trust our people to agree, within their teams, where and when they can be most effective. Our Dynamic Working policy allows individuals flexibility around the hours they work and where they work. Typically for this role you will work 3 days per week on-site.

An opportunity has arisen to join the UK Treasury Function in Stevenage as Treasury Manager.

Reporting to the Group Head of Treasury Operations, you will promote a customer based service to the MBDA UK business, including the following:

As part of your role, you will:

  • Optimise cash position for MBDA UK on a daily basis, anticipating short term, mid-term and long term movements.

  • Monitor Risks and Opportunities to the cash position of the business and highlight these to the Group Treasury team

  • In charge of monitoring cash forecasting (6 weeks, monthly, annually) liaising with Programme Finance and Procurement, running monthly cash meeting and presenting to UK FD at Senior Cash Review and Group Treasurer at Quarterly Cash Review

  • Ensure effective analysis of variances against forecast and budget and being able to explain cash variances versus budget through reporting

  • Optimise services offered by relationship banks following the Group Treasury guidelines

  • Responsible for managing FX exposure risks with the UK project teams / lead hedging activity for the UK. Be a partner of Accounting department in respect of IFRS 9.

  • Review UK FX monthly balances and make recommendations for UK spot deals

  • Support ongoing improvement activities within the Treasury function in the UK especially regarding tools and systems

  • Support ongoing Group improvement activity implementing SAP4HANA across MBDA

  • Lead a team of 2 people, take responsibility for the One to One review process and provide regular coaching and feedback to enhance overall team performance

  • Build a clear vision for the team and handle change sensitively, ensuring the necessary skill mix, resources and facilities are available

  • Provide expert advice, guidance and support to team members and internal customers

  • Communicate with all levels effectively; challenge, negotiate and influence to achieve a desired goal/outcome

  • Focal point for both internal and external Auditors

  • Oversee / general management of company purchasing cards.

  • Back up of Group Treasury Operations Manager when needed (Front office role)

  • Work collaboratively with Treasury Operations Managers in France, Italy & Germany

What we're looking for

  • Good knowledge of Excel

  • Experience of SAP

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong analytical and financial skills

  • Have significant experience in Treasury and Foreign exchange risk management

  • Cash flow forecasting

  • Ability to persuade, challenge and influence different internal and external interfaces in an international environment

  • Ability and commitment of working to tight timescales

  • Reactivity, proactivity and autonomy

What's in it for you?

We offer the chance to work with an international team, where you will get to experience a broad and diverse range of Treasury and Finance related responsibilities.

Being part of the wider finance function provides significant further opportunities and personal growth

Join a great team!

The MBDA Treasury function is fully integrated across the group and this role is at the centre of this integration with regular contact with all our partner nations.

We are highly respected across the business and play an active role in influencing key business decisions which the successful candidate will be part of.

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.


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