Assistant Director, Cash & Investments

Posting Number 2021-8972
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2021 11:15 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Global Banking, Cash Management, Investments and Treasury Operations
Office of the SVP Finance and Budget/Chief Financial Officer (WS2704)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Finance/Real Estate/Procurement/Grant Management

Position Summary

The Assistant Director provides comprehensive analytical support for investment portfolios, cash management and other Treasury. This position is responsible for modeling, forecasting and managing financial analyses for investment portfolios including the working capital fund, staff pension plan, post-retiree medical plan, charitable gift annuity program, and charitable remainder trusts. Provides advanced analytical support as needed in other units within FO&T and across the University when complex model building services are required. Continuous improvement of analyses, models and other systems/tools will be required to enhance Treasury operations, planning and return on the University's assets. Proactively present relevant findings as well as summarize the results and provide recommendations via reports designed for presentation to Senior Leadership (up to and including the Board of Trustees). Provide backup support to daily operations of cash management, cash flow forecasting and wire transfers.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree Finance, Accounting, Business or related fields.

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree Masters or MBA in Business/Finance/Accounting.

Required Experience:
5+ years treasury and/or investment experience.

Preferred Experience:
5+ years relevant experience from a global corporation with overseas sites, complex higher education institution, or other global not-for-profit organization. Investment and treasury operations experience, including knowledge of treasury operations and wire transfers for a global organization preferred. Experience with banks, investment providers, investment management firms, retirement consultants, actuaries, accounts payables, technology and accounting groups preferred.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent financial analysis skills including experience with investments and project management in a large corporate, bank, and/or university setting. Capacity to think and act strategically. Demonstrated leadership qualities. Ability to independently prioritize workflow, request assistance from colleagues and external partners and achieve on-time execution of deliverables. Strong written/graphical and interpersonal and teaming communication skills. Mastery of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word environments. Demonstrated ability to confidently manage external third parties. Ability to research, synthesize, report and recommend solutions for complex financial problems.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Tableau programming and reporting capabilities. Computer coding skills including Excel VBA.

Additional Information

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