The position works closely with the Associate Director, Treasury Operations to monitor and analyze the University’s cash and investments. This position prepares operating cash flow projections to determine short-term cash flow needs and the proper investment of excess cash balances. The position also analyzes all working capital and endowment investments monthly, to ensure adequate investment performance and monitors all investment manager fees. The position will provide the CFO, Associate Vice President of Finance & Assistant Treasurer, and Assistant Vice President & Controller with weekly endowment, cash, and debt summary reports for informational and monitoring purposes. This position will work with the Associate Director, Treasury Operations to create all investment and debt schedules and supporting documentation for the University’s annual financial audit. Additional responsibilities include serving as a liaison between the University and financial institutions and working with the Associate Director, Treasury Operations and Treasury Coordinator to manage the University’s PCI Compliance and credit card acceptance. The position is partially dedicated to working on special treasury projects which serve the greater American University community.
Essential functions include, but not limited to: Creates monthly and quarterly endowment reports. Reconciles custodian balances with fund managers and works with custodian to resolve any outstanding discrepancies. Analyzes investment advisor endowment reports and ensures accuracy and consistency of data within the report. Tracks endowment market values, investment performance, and related fees. Tracks investment income from working capital investments and works with Associate Director, Treasury Operations to project investment income for the fiscal year. Reconciles all investment manager fees to investment manager agreements and initiates payment of all investment manager invoices. Completes all subscription agreements and investment management agreements for the University’s new investments. Initiates the University’s private equity capital calls and records all capital calls and distributions. Reconciles University’s unfunded commitments on a quarterly basis. Assists the Treasury Operations Manager with the University’s Commercial Paper program. Coordinates trades with issuing and paying agent. Maintains schedule of all commercial paper trades and tracks when notes must be repaid or rolled over. Coordinates appropriate signature and distribution of all documents. Assists with the annual financial statement audit and annual internal audit by preparing audit schedules, reconciliations, and other audit requests. Works with the Treasury Coordinator to coordinate installation of POS credit card devices and/or web development projects with the Office of Information Technology and credit card processor, including planning, project management, and testing. Monitors and assigns values to all University stock gifts and produces related financial reports. Executes investment trades received from CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer or the SMIF and REIT student investment groups. Works with planned giving to complete all financial forms to receive estate gifts from donors. Special duties and projects as assigned by the Associate Director, Treasury Operations.
RequirementsBachelor's degree or equivalent. 3-5 years of relevant experience. Work experience in accounting, finance, banking or equivalent in education and training. Ability to perform investment analysis, knowledge of banking procedures, and cash management experience are highly desirable. Strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task, and attention to detail are required.
Apply online through the American University Career Site: https://careers.american.edu/Staff/job/Washington-Senior-Treasury-Analyst-%28868%29-DC-20016/919309200/