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Treasury Director, London

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Treasury Director, London

I’m thrilled to be able to announce we have been retained by Savvy Games to recruit their new Treasury Director in London.

Reporting to the Group Treasury SVP, the Director will take responsibility for overseeing group-wide treasury activities and in what is a very exciting time for the group, the Director will create, develop, and manage the new London based team.

Have a read through and if you think this is your next role then feel free to send me your CV asap.

They are seeking to conduct interviews in London for the position on Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th June 2024 – so please apply ASAP if you are interested in this amazing opportunity!

Treasury Director, Hybrid, London

The Company

Savvy Games Group is a games and esports company formed with a mission to drive the long-term growth and development of esports and the broader games industry worldwide. The games industry is one of the most exciting and buoyant sectors globally, with games the world’s fastest-growing form of entertainment and esports the world’s fastest-growing sport. Through games, they see people of all backgrounds, ages, nationalities, genders, and abilities connect, play, learn, compete, and triumph together.

Savvy Games Group believe that games and esports are fast becoming key enablers for better entertainment, health, and education. They want to create and support more opportunities for people to benefit from and progress within the industry. The company is dedicated to driving the sector’s growth globally, leading global games investment, enabling more game developers and technology innovators and facilitating broader, more equitable access to this fast-growing, dynamic sector.

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The Role

Reporting to the Group Treasury SVP, the Treasury Director will take responsibility for overseeing group-wide treasury activities, including funding, capital structure management, bank relationship management, cash flow forecasting, financial risk management, and Treasury investments.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the Group Treasury SVP in executing the Treasury function mandate, driving and monitoring Group-wide Treasury activities in alignment with organizational goals and policies.
  • Develop, implement, and review Treasury policies to ensure compliance and efficiency, including robust financial risk management practices to mitigate market, credit, and operational risks.
  • Manage funding strategies, including debt and equity, to optimize the capital structure and oversee bank relationship management.
  • Lead International Cash Pooling initiatives and conduct cash flow forecasting to support liquidity management and investment decisions.
  • Oversee daily operations of Savvy In-house Bank Treasury Limited in the UK, including reporting balances, transactions, investments, and funding to all subsidiaries and finance departments.
  • Manage Treasury projects, ensuring timely delivery and alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Evaluate and execute Treasury investments in line with risk appetite and return objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support Treasury needs during business acquisitions and provide guidance and mentorship to junior Treasury team members.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for senior management and stakeholders on Treasury performance and initiatives.
  • Supervise and act as a backup for the FX Investment Manager.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a degree in finance or a related discipline and posses a professional treasury qualification.

They will have 10+ years of experience in Treasury management roles, with a focus on cash pooling, Treasury projects, and financial risk management.

In addition, you will possess the following attributes:

  • Strong understanding of Treasury operations, financial markets, regulatory requirements, and proficiency in Treasury management systems and financial modeling tools.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and align Treasury initiatives with broader organizational objectives.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across functions and levels, and experience in multinational corporations or complex organizational structures.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to motivate, develop teams, and manage projects effectively.
  • Strategic mindset with strong project management skills and understanding of Treasury technology.

Candidate should be prepared for 25% travel, with London as the primary location.