Capital and Treasury Manager
Southampton is an exciting and growing city, and the council is at the forefront of driving this regeneration and change.
The purpose of this role is to support and enable the delivery of high quality services to the residents, businesses and visitors to the city of Southampton. This position is pivotal in the co-ordination of the councils’ Capital strategy and for developing the 5 year programme. This is completed in conjunction with councillors, partners and senior management.
The role is responsible for the Councils overall treasury management position with a key focus on providing strategic and financial decision support in managing the council’s cash resources.
Southampton is on a journey of continuous improvement and innovation and you will be helping senior management with the provision of business modelling, analysis of financial risk and improving financial management.
This role is responsible for the co-ordination and management of a small high performing team.
To help us along our improvement journey we are looking for a fully qualified accountant with experience of working within a large complex organisation. You will provide excellent customer service and have the confidence to build good relationships with stakeholders and work collaboratively with different departments.
The role will be for a one year fixed period to cover maternity leave.
Southampton City Council
We are a leader in local government and are recognised for our innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for our people as we deliver improved outcomes for local people. We pride ourselves on employing and retaining quality professionals / staff whilst maintaining an environment where every member of staff feels valued and part of the wider “One Council” team.
The Finance and Commercialisation Team is a key part of Southampton City Council’s Strategy hub. We provide strategic, financial and commercial services and advice to ensure the council’s planning and operational activity is delivered in sustainable and cost-effective ways. We work in collaboration with operational teams and partners to ensure financial and commercial services deliver the agreed outcomes in our medium and long term financial strategies.
We offer a wide range of benefits which includes:
- Discounted car parking within the city
- Flexi time
- Work-life balance initiatives
- Competitive salary
- Professional development and career advancement opportunities
- Cycle scheme
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
If you think that you are ready for a new challenge, and this role is for you and we would love to hear from you.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mel Creighton, Service Director for Finance and Commercialisation 023 8083 4897 or Sue Cuerden, Service Lead Corporate Planning & Commercialisation on 023 8083 4153
If we receive a large amount of applications, we may close the post early, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible