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Job Summary Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, the Assistant Treasurer is responsible for the Institute's debt management, cash management, and banking, along with budget, planning and staffing accountability.
The Assistant Treasurer oversees a variety of financial responsibilities and has primary responsibility for treasury operations, cash management, banking and rating agency relationships, debt issuance, and debt management.
The Assistant Treasurer will also recommend financing plans and prepare reports and presentations for executive management and the Board of Trustees.
Job Duties - Plan and oversee the Institute's debt portfolio, including setting debt policy, monitoring debt capacity, managing the issuance and refunding of bonds, managing interest rate swaps and related collateral, communicating with rating agencies and the California Educational Facilities Authority, and administering internal and external compliance - Recommend financing plans and prepare reports and presentations for executive management and the Board of Trustees - Manage the Institute's relationships with financial providers and advisors - Oversee the Institute's operating and liquidity lines of credit, including financial needs assessment and related actions, annual renewal, administration, and reporting to executive management and the Board of Trustees - Oversee the Institute's commercial banking relationships with banking partners on behalf of Campus and JPL - Implement new banking services and technologies when appropriate - Manage the cash management operations of the Institute - Review actual and forecasted cash positions continually to determine borrowing and investing actions - Coordinate with other departments such as Procurement Services, Investment Office, Budget and Planning, Accounting Services, and Project Accounting to manage actions that affect cash flow - Direct and guide one FTE in Treasury Services, including decision-making and weighted recommendations on hiring, promotions, salary changes, performance appraisals, etc. - Manage and oversee all aspects of the financial operation, as well as establish operating policies and procedures, for these units - Oversee Institute petty cash program, and merchant program - Act as a resource to other departments and executive management on special projects - Other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications - CPA or MBA - Minimum of 7 years of work experience in finance with industry experience attained in a financial institution (banking, investment management, brokerage, or other financial services) or other organization (not-for-profit, government, etc.) - Demonstrated ability to foster strong relationships with a wide range of constituents, including external partners (banks, rating agencies, advisors), and internal staff at all levels of the Institute (peers, vice presidents, staff) - Strong presentation skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex information to a broad range of audiences - Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including the use of PowerPoint for presentations - Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to synthesize complex and diverse information - A high level of initiative, independent judgment and discretion - Ability to lead the development and implementation of innovative strategic solutions in direct area of responsibility - Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment - Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications - 10 years of work experience in finance with industry experience attained in a financial institution (banking, investment management, brokerage, or other financial services) or other organization (not-for-profit, government, etc.) - Experience working with Boards of Trustees - Experience working in an academic environment
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