VP, Treasurer in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/25/2021

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the VP of Treasury leads development and execution of treasury strategies, policies and forecasting models and techniques.  Working with stakeholders to ensure the right cash management strategy is in place to support our business and mitigate risks for the company.   The VP of Treasury will lead and enhance all day-to-day treasury operations for the organization. THis function has responsibility for liquidity management, banking relationships, interest rate management, capital deployment, debt covenant compliance, accounts payable and implementation of new treasury policies. This role will partner with internal and external stakeholders to execute our strategic priorities while leading a team of financial professionals within the Treasury department.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop a global treasury strategy that is aligned with the overall strategy.

  • Ensure the treasury strategy is implemented with a focus on enterprise alignment and integration.

  • Lead strategic risk modeling and scenario planning for business-critical decisions to support business strategy and to identify and mitigate risk in line with the risk appetite. Advise on strategic modeling of risk scenarios to comply with the risk appetite.

  • Provide specialist advice to the leadership team to guide the implementation of policy and the design and implementation of projects and change initiatives.

  • Set, and lead the delivery of, business performance objectives for the treasury function; hold direct reports accountable for achievement of business plans.

  • Identify and manage stakeholders, finding out their needs/issues/concerns and reacting by leading and coordinating the development of stakeholder engagement plans to support the communication of business information and decisions.

  • Develop and improve relationships with Board members, identifying priorities, issues, and strategic challenges and preparing them for discussion.

  • Represent the organization in external relations with investors, analysts, shareholders, and the public.

Competencies Required:

  • Sees ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies. For example, keeps business strategies up to date to address evolving dynamics in the market and organization. Leverages key differentiators in the market. Aligns the strategies of different business units to address long-term opportunities.

  • Anticipates and balances the needs of multiple stakeholders. For example, ensures that the organization can balance the needs of multiple stakeholder groups. Speaks clearly about the need for the organization to adhere to strong ethics and show cultural savvy when working with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. For example, sees the systematic elements of issues' the major connections, linkages, and interdependencies. Ensures the organization has reliable ways to gather needed information.

  • Maneuvers comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics. For example, appreciates the main elements of the organizational culture and politics; gives others advice on how to operate effectively. Brings initiatives to the attention of those who can act as champions and advocates.

  • Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward. For example, ensures that people internalize policies and standards and accept full responsibility for their decisions. Confidently makes choices in the best interests of the organization, deals constructively with resistance.

  • Paints a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action. For example, is a strong champion for the organization's vision; energizes people to commit to this long-term direction. Regularly and enthusiastically describes how people's efforts make a difference.

  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. For example, encourages internal stakeholders and external partners to work together to achieve success.

  • Interprets and applies key financial indicators to make better business decisions. For example, finds and uses the best financial and quantitative indicators to gain an in-depth understanding of organizational performance. Creates an environment and tools for people to take ownership of financial decisions.

  • Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals. For example, makes nimble plans accounting for a range of risks and contingencies. Achieves greater cohesion, integration, and alignment between own group and other areas. Both persistent in adversity and nimble in change.

  • Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity. For example, builds a team with an exemplary reputation for reliability and for meeting even difficult commitments. Builds trust among people and groups by ensuring honest and up-front communication; maintains transparency.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Education level: Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, accounting, or related discipline.
  • Investment banking. 
  • Certified Cash Manager (CCM) aka Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) preferred.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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