Senior Treasury Analyst

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Hyde Park Campus

80635 Office of the EVP and Chief Financial Officer

About the Unit
The Treasury team reports to the Assistant Vice President of Finance and is primarily responsible for: All of the University's banking and treasury operations which include funding of University expenditures, capital projects, vendor and supplier disbursements, managing domestic and foreign banking relationships and bank account maintenance and administration. Managing the University's cash and liquidity, developing cash forecasting models, managing the credit facility strategy, renewals, and negotiation of new facilities. Managing the University's debt portfolio, developing debt strategy and execution of bond offerings and commercial paper issuance, and post issuance compliance and reporting.

Job Information

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Treasury Operations, the Senior Treasury Analyst is responsible for managing all compliance & reporting related to the University's financing programs. Primary duties include ensuring accurate and timely reporting for tax exempt bond issuance compliance requirements of the IRS, rating agencies, public issuing authorities and lending banks.

Responsibilities (but are not limited to):

  • Directing the annual private use verification/calculation effort to ensure compliance with IRS post-issuance requirements for tracking and calculating private business use of tax-exempt bond financed facilities;
  • Reviewing leases, management and service contracts, and other use and sponsored research agreements for compliance with IRS guidelines;
  • Managing reimbursement of eligible project expenditures with bond proceeds;
  • Ensuring timely payment of invoices related to debt and credit facility related payments (principal, interest and fees);
  • Submitting annual reports to all parties as required by legal covenants;
  • Completing quarterly and annual reporting for bond holders, credit providers and rating agencies;
  • Developing graphical materials and conducting analyses for presentations to University administrative staff, Trustees and rating agencies;
  • Support Director of Treasury Operations in execution of financing transactions for all debt and liquidity facilities;
  • Relaying remarketing instructions associated with the taxable commercial paper program;
  • Perform analyses on the cash and debt portfolios, interest rates, capital expenditures, and other debt and treasury items;
  • Perform transactions and processes associated with operating liquidity sources such as daily line of credit balancing and initiating or approving wire transfers.

  • Exceptional attention to detail, time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work with multiple database systems to generate reports
  • Understanding of key financial and accounting principles and industry practices
  • Strong understanding of banking and tax-exempt debt concepts and practices
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to distill complex information into concise communications
  • Ability to interact closely with senior administration officials
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to work under time and visibility pressures

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience, or Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; a degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.

  • A minimum of three years of compliance or financial reporting experience required
  • Tax exempt bond compliance experience (process, requirements and IRS code knowledge) strongly preferred
  • Experience in a financial institution, University or large not-for-profit institution setting, serving in an analytical role responsible for financial processes and data

Required Documents:

All required documents must be submitted to be considered for this position
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Job No:
Posted: 11/27/2018
Application Due: 1/10/2019
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