Treasury Operations Change Lead

  • Job ID: 007983
  • Location: Leeds, UK, LS1 8EQ
  • Job type: Fixed Term - Full Time
  • Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum (dependant on experience) + Bonus & Benefits

At Yorkshire Building Society we pride ourselves on being a mutual organisation that places our customers at the heart of everything we do. As a result of this we continue to grow and strengthen our position as one of the most trusted financial services providers in the UK, providing real help with real lives.

About the role

A 12 month fixed term opportunity has arisen to join the Treasury Operations team in the Balance Sheet Control directorate as a specialist leader under the TMS replacement project within the Governance, Risk and Control programme.

The successful candidate will be directly responsible for delivering key aspects of the TMS replacement project, working with colleagues across the Treasury Operations team, wider Finance function and the programme. The successful candidate will be expected to act as the key liaison between the Treasury Operations team, the Balance Sheet Control leadership team and the programme.

As a subject matter expert in Treasury Operations and Treasury settlement risk management, processes and controls you will be required to bridge the technical gap between the BAU team and the programme, providing information and consultancy.

The successful candidate will join an established team of permanent and project colleagues with a breadth of experience in the Treasury lifecycle. This role would ideally suit someone with a financial services background with experience in treasury transformation who is looking to deepen their expertise.

A strong understanding of a retail financial services balance sheet, corporate structure and data and reporting landscape are key to success in the role. In addition, you will champion a positive risk management culture.

About You

You'll need in-depth knowledge of treasury transformation including treasury deals and settlements, collateral management, monitoring and maintenance of cash positions across the group.

This will be coupled with:

  • A deep understanding of transformation programmes within financial services treasury risk management.
  • The ability to communicate to specialists and generalists alike at a variety of levels of seniority.
  • Experience of delivering change to tight deadlines and utilising technological solutions.
  • Excellent attention to detail, a pro-active attitude and continuous improvement mindset
  • Effective communication, engagement and influencing skills demonstrating the ability to understand, define and articulate business requirements to specialists and non-specialists alike.
  • You’ll be someone who is keen to help others learn and develop and provide thought leadership to encourage best practice in others.

While this is a specialist role we are open to discussions with candidates with transferable skills such as a high level of numeracy, logical reasoning and the ability to communicate complex ideas to a general audience coupled with experience of transformation.

About us

At YBS we don’t have shareholders, we have members. We care about people and that includes you. So here, you’ll be respected for who you are, you’ll be able to bring your whole self to work, and you’ll have everything you need to build a long and rewarding career.

Flexibility. We offer a range of flexible working options without unsocial hours, which can help you find a healthy work-life balance. Whether it’s finishing early for an appointment or fitting your studies and hobbies in around your working hours, we can help make it work for you.

Development. We want you to feel challenged here. Whatever your ambitions, we’re committed to helping you develop your skills and move ahead in your career journey. From day one, we’ll set you up for success with a brilliant induction and full training plan, all designed to get you up to speed quickly.

Inclusivity. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and able to be themselves. If you’ll go the extra mile to help our members, you’ll fit right in and feel you belong here.

About our Benefits

We offer lots of fantastic rewards that you can make the most of in and out of work, including:

  • Holiday. You’ll get 25 days plus Bank Holidays, as well as the option to buy up to a further 5 days.

  • Bonus. We work together to reach for better at YBS, so when we reach our goals we’re all rewarded, with up to a 10% annual bonus.

  • Pension. We know how important it is to save towards the future, that’s why we’ll contribute up 11% into your YBS pension.

  • Healthcare. Health and wellbeing are an important part of life at YBS, when you join us you’ll have access to a range of health benefits to suit your life including private medical insurance, dental and healthcare plans.

  • My Benefits. When you join YBS you’ll have access to our self-service benefits portal, where you can access a range of retail, hospitality and health discounts.

Ready to apply?

If you’re excited about this role and want to be part of the YBS team, apply now to send us your application.

Want more information?

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Holly Gallagher on

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