We are thrilled to have been retained to recruit the Treasury Controller for AWG in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.
As a multi award winning business who are founded on water and the water cycle AWG (Anglian Water Group) supply one of our most basic and vital of our natural resources.
The Group cover the largest geographical area in England and Wales. Employing up to 5,000 people and supply water and water recycling services to more than six million customers in the east of England and Hartlepool.
AWG borrow water from the environment, it is stored and treated to world-class standards so it’s safe to drink and then supply it to 4.3 million people within towns and villages from Grimsby in the north east to Milton Keynes in the south-west. The drinking water that they supply is among the best on the planet. This is due to the large investment of £100 million in drinking water quality. As a company they are focussed on providing a high-quality service which has led to AWG achieving ISO standards for excellence in quality, environment and health and safety.
Reporting into both the Group Financial Controller & Group Treasurer, the key to success within the role from a technical treasury perspective will be timely Treasury financial accounting and reporting as well as the management of financial risks and from a broader leadership perspective and the effective mentoring of the treasury accounting team of two. This role also has primary responsibilities for the accounting policies of debt, investment and derivative transactions.
Straight Through Processing of all treasury transactions within the Treasury Management System – Citi Financials as well as process and systems improvements is a key focus for the AWG Treasury team and you will play a key part in this continuous improvement, to make sure that the accounting of all treasury transactions is automated.
You will be a qualified accountant with at least 3 years exposure to treasury in a major corporation or financial institution who possesses a highly analytical nature and the confidence to take charge of ensuring strong financial controls and accounting.
An innovative thinker who demonstrates excellent analytical and data interpretation abilities, as well as being able to assess every detail alongside maintaining strategic focus. You will understand the financial markets and possess expertise in interpreting and implementing changes in accounting standards.
You will also possess the ability to assess/interpret business issues, how they impact the company’s credit position and financial covenants, and exercise judgement to steer the company to a commercially advantageous position.
Could this be you?
If this sounds like the role for you and you would like further information and/or to discuss further / apply, please get in touch!
Please note you must have the relevant Right to Work in the UK for this role. Sponsorship will not be offered.