Cash and Payments Manager

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
£37,706 - £47,722 per annum 
20 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Services 
Cash and Payments Manager 
Permanent, Full time 
Grade G : £37,706 - £47,722 per annum 

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering excellent teaching and learning, high-quality research and a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The University is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. DMU is proud to be recognised as a university ranked Gold under the recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award is recognition of the consistently outstanding teaching and learning on offer at DMU and the extraordinary impact that has on its students. 

This key role is responsible for embedding and optimizing the use of the recently implemented SAP Finance, eExpense and P2P systems and processes in relation to the accounts payable and treasury functions. 

Proactive leadership is required in the delivery of the university’s cash flow and payments operations and for meeting stringent service delivery standards that comply with Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and internal service delivery plans. The timely analysis, reporting and forecasting of key metrics and outreach to both internal and external stakeholders is fundamental to the success of the position. 

The successful candidate will have responsibility for optimising returns on investments and endowments in line with the university’s treasury policy, inform decision making in respect of capital investment and provide expertise and advice on investment criteria and market outlook to the executive team. There will be regular liaison with vendors, banks, ratings agency, financial advisors, senior management, internal and external auditors, operations managers and budget holders. 

The position reports to the Head of Financial Services and manages a team of treasury, accounts payable and compliance staff. 

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion prior to application, please contact Zubair Limbada, Head of Financial Services on 0116 257 7932. 
Please quote reference number: 11148 

Closing Date: 14 December, 2017 
Interview Date: 11 January, 2017 

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