ACT Competency Framework by Job Level

The skills a treasury professional needs over their career, whether corporate, banking or consultant, varies according to seniority. These competencies have been benchmarked and mapped to tactical, operational, managerial and strategic job levels. An indication of typical job roles in both financial and non-financial organisations is provided for each level along with a guide to salaries in 2016 from the recruiter Hays.

TACTICAL

Undertakes key tasks associated with the work of the treasury function under supervision and follows documented processes and procedures.

JOB TITLE

Treasury Administrator
Treasury Finance Officer
Treasury Assistant [and Secretary]
Settlements Administrator
Treasury Analyst
Business Analyst

SALARY

£23-£42,000 (SME)
£24-£60,000 (FTSE)



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OPERATIONAL

Is able to provide support, advice and guidance to personnel within the treasury function and deliver effectively in line with the policies, processes and procedures associated with treasury. Is also able to influence and drive forward continuous improvement initiatives by building relationships with key stakeholders.

JOB TITLE

Treasury Finance Officer
Treasury Accountant
Treasury Dealer
Export Finance Executive
Assistant Vice President

SALARY

£30-£45,000 (SME)
£32-£80,000 (FTSE)



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MANAGERIAL

Influences key stakeholders, both internally and externally to the treasury function. Plans and utilises resources effectively to deliver the organisation’s objectives and manage change where necessary.

JOB TITLE

(Group)Treasury Manager
Treasury Controller
Assistant Treasurer
Treasury Systems Manager
Deputy (Group) Treasurer
International Treasurer
Treasury Operations Manager
Finance Manager
Funding Manager
Cash Manager
Product Manager
Trade Finance Manager
Front Office Manager
Back Office Manager
Relationship Manager
Vice President
Consultant

SALARY

£45-£95,000 (SME)
£60-£130,000 (FTSE)



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STRATEGIC

Is able to use influence and authority in the leadership of the treasury function to work collaboratively across the organisation and significantly influence the strategy and the overall success of the business. Is able to adopt innovative, leading edge approaches to managing key stakeholders, while protecting the reputation of the organisation.

JOB TITLE

Treasury Director
Group Treasurer
Head of Treasury
Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer
Finance Director
Non-Executive Director
Senior Vice President
Managing Director
Partner

SALARY

£60-£130,000 (SME)
£80-£250,000 (FTSE)



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Framework overview

Understand all the elements that make up a successful treasurer in the framework overview. Three key areas of treasury competency; technical, business and behavioural skills, are underpinned by an individual's personal character and commitment.

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