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Occupational Summary

The Senior Cash Analyst is responsible for foreign bank accounts, ensuring all legal and regulatory documentation is completed in a timely manner, while advising on complicated foreign bank transactions. In addition, this position communicates and handles requests from the overseas on-the-ground staff regarding banking options, transactions, and other ad hoc requests or unfamiliar situations

The Analyst has responsibility for tracking the university’s daily liquidity and for weekly reporting of projected liquidity to senior management. Critical and advanced analyses to ensure the validity and accurate reporting of the daily activity within the University’s primary depository bank account are performed by this position.

Work Performed

Maintains oversight of foreign bank accounts by responding to requests from foreign banks, ensuring foreign bank documents are completed accurately, and educating University staff on appropriate information required for foreign transactions.

Analyzes and extrapolates revenues and expenses, studying bank account trends, and investigating past years’ significant transactions to project the university’s liquidity position. Analyzes all significant university revenue sources, identifying trends and anomalies in the data.

Maintains a daily cash forecasting model to ensure optimal investment of cash balances and identify potential cash shortfalls.

Analyzes and records BNY Mellon investment transactions relating to the short-term investment account and the BNY Mellon accounts holding individual specific investments.

Examines, validates, and records all activity pertaining to the Employees’ Retirement Plan (ERP.)

Reviews bank account fees to identify exceptions and irregularities, determines the effect of errors and implements solutions. Ensures accuracy of bank fee charged and independently contacts the relevant bank to question and/or correct the fees and request bank reimbursement.

Plans, coordinates and initiates the interest on overdraft calculation for all funds. Prepares interest on overdraft reports and analyses.

Executes and delivers a number of monthly and quarterly reports and reconciliations.

Prepares complex analytical reports for external auditors at year end.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required to personnel so classified.

Departmental Preferences


A Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is preferred.


  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to assimilate and conceptualize information.
  • Ability and desire to work in a progressive paced and complex cash environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative and strong attention to detail.
  • Strong time management skills in a deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to multi-task a variety of projects.
  • Requires excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or a related field. CPA is desirable.


Work requires fouryears experience in financial management, cost accounting or a field directly related to specialized area of assignment. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time