Job Reference: 007575
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Closing Date: 28/04/2024
Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time
Division: Finance
Hours Per Week: 35

Job Description

Are you a Senior Manager in Balance Sheet Strategy looking for a new opportunity?

We’re looking for a Senior Manager to take functional Ownership of YBS’ Balance Sheet strategy. You’ll define the target Balance Sheet shape to support the appropriate risk / reward position and ensure the long-term sustainability of YBS. This role is a hybrid role based in our Leeds city centre office.

About the role

  • Take functional ownership of YBS’ balance sheet shape through appropriate senior stakeholder engagement.

  • Define and manage the ongoing development of strategies to support the financial sustainability of YBS.

  • Ensure alignment between Commercial activity and the Balance Sheet strategy.

  • Work in conjunction with Treasury on the development of the Liquid Asset Portfolio investment strategy that aligns with the target balance sheet shape.

  • Be accountable for the financial sustainability framework and ensure that financial plans and forecasts are aligned with both long-term sustainability as well as target balance sheet shape.

  • Develop the “strawman” balance sheet shape for use in financial planning / forecasting process.

  • Definition of the Balance Sheet Strategy Management Information (MI) reporting framework ensuring that appropriate quantity and quality of MI is provided at Board, Group Risk Committee, Executive Risk Committee and ALCO

  • Scan the external environment to ensure that ongoing regulatory developments and industry best practice are factored into management practices.

About you

  • Expert knowledge of Balance Sheet Management principles.

  • Knowledge of Treasury risk management practices and principles.

  • Strong understanding of financial markets and associated product pricing methodologies.

  • Excellent knowledge of Retail / Commercial product offerings.

  • Good understanding of stress testing, scenario analysis.

  • Understanding of the concepts of sustainability, mutuality and member value.

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, click apply now to send us your application.

Want more information?

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Tazafia Mahmood at  

Please note applications are reviewed frequently therefore this role may close prior to the advertised closing date

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