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Salary: Competitive, plus excellent benefits
Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date: 21st January 2020

Many of our staff at Virgin work flexibly and in many different ways, including part-time, different core hours or remote working. Please talk to us at your application or interview stage about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we are happy to explore what’s possible for the role.

In a nutshell

We are on an exciting journey to create the Most Loved Travel Company and are building a fantastic team to help make our ambition a reality.

The Cash Manager role sits in the Treasury team, within the Corporate Finance department. The role will cover all aspects of short and medium term cash forecasting and will be responsible for cash and liquidity management for the organisation.

There will be active involvement in process reengineering, to improve the efficiency and the reporting capabilities of the team. There will also be proactive engagement across the business to promote cash consciousness and to seek opportunities to improve financial performance.

Day to day

Preparation of ST and MT cash forecasts, working with business partners and cash flow owners to promote a cash consciousness culture whilst driving continuous improvement and understanding of Virgin Atlantic’s actual and forecasted cash flow.

Analysing cash flow drivers, forecasting cash positions and preparing variance reports.

Monitoring and controlling cash inflows and outflows.

Identifying and driving improvements in liquidity and working capital management.

Documenting and developing Treasury strategy on cash management and investment.

Managing short term investment and disbursement strategies; investing, safeguarding and controlling the cash assets of our business.

Reporting and benchmarking performance

Ensuring Virgin Atlantic’s transaction banking arrangements and cash pools are operating effectively, making recommendations where there is an opportunity for improvement.

Monitoring bank service fees and addressing quality issues.

Maintaining positive relationships with cash management providers.

Proactively ensuring they remain within compliance and risk appetite parameters. Demonstrating an understanding of the importance of managing counterparty risk

About you

Are you a great teammate with the ability to work to challenging deadlines in a dynamic environment whilst maintaining quality outputs?

This is a critical role within our organisation where you will be required to work to a high level of accuracy and with impeccable attention to detail.

We are looking for high calibre candidates with a track record of stakeholder engagement and excellent interpersonal skills; including the ability to simplify complex commercial and financial problems and solutions into succinct presentations and narrative.

Drawing on strategic, critical thinking and a range of different analytical skills, and being highly proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word, you must be able to successfully demonstrate how your input has resulted in business benefits. You will have the ability to interrogate large sets of data and develop accurate and usable financial models.

You will need to have previous experience of cash flow forecasting, variance analysis, business engagement and KPI reporting. Cash management experience is preferred.

You'll be educated to degree level or equivalent and will be qualified or studying for a qualification in Finance/Accounting and/or Treasury.

We need someone who is intellectually curious, with a collaborative and dependable approach, who always works in the interest of the team and company, and has exceptional drive and energy. If you believe you have the relevant skills and are creative and resourceful in problem solving, in an environment that can be pressurised, we would like to hear from you.
The perks

We recognise the value you add to our dynamic company. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits to help you enjoy life to the full, including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic destinations. Of course, you can also take advantage of discounts on our amazing Virgin Holidays hotels. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes and life assurance. You can even self-select what’s important to you through our benefits portal. We appreciate that life is busy, so when operationally possible, remote working is available.

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Virgin Atlantic and Virgin holidays are committed equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy and maternity. Diversity brings strength which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated, and we can unleash the potential of our forward-thinking mix of people.

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