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The Treasury team look after a number of areas:

  • Manage the University's overall cash and bank balances
  • Establish amount of cash available to invest
  • Invest spare funds appropriately to maximise the return
  • Ensure all balances and investments are recorded in the ledger
  • Monitor credit ratings of investment destinations to ensure that all University investments remain compliant with University policy
  • Manage the University's corporate loans, including interest and principal
  • Manage loan covenant requirements, ensure that the University does not breach the covenants
  • Maintain the corporate Treasury Policy and ensure all treasury management activities are compliant
  • Carry out scenario planning for loan and other financing alternatives
  • Calculate any exchange rate gain or loss arising on difference to contract rate, if applicable
  • Identify any surplus euros or other currencies which can be converted to GBP
  • Carry out period end close activities, including investment postings and accruals
  • Review bank reconciliations and temporary petty cash floats
  • Carry out annual financial year-end confirmation of petty cash balances

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Simon Mealor

Capital expenditure, cash-flow forecasting