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Director, Treasury Operations

University of La Verne
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
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University of La Verne

Director, Treasury Operations

Job Description Summary:
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director for Treasury Operations manages and executes functions including cash and financial forecasting, operating cash investments, liquidity, cash inflows and outflows, banking and financial institutions relationships, endowment, debt portfolio and financial risk management related to the University's financial activities.
The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement. If you're passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!

Specific Duties:
  • Oversight of the following portfolios: endowment (`$150 Million), operating cash (`$100 Million), annuities and trusts (~$3 Million), and student loan funds (~$3 million). Ensure that the University complies with the Investment Policy, Operating Cash Policy, and other financial policies and procedures. Develop strategies to maximize efficiencies, safeguards assets and minimizes costs.
  • Overview and Maintenance of all bank and investment accounts and the relationships with the various financial institutions and investment managers.
  • Provide updates/communicate about 1) the performance of the endowment, operating cash, annuities and trusts, as well as other financial assets; 2) compliance with investment policies;
  • investment manager and advisor performance; 4) financial and/or industry-related regulatory changes; 5) Advise the Board and Management on the liquidity aspects of long and short term financial planning.
  • Manage and execute functions related to cash liquidity, bank, custodian, brokerage management, investment management, endowment management.
  • Administer Wells Fargo Bank CEO Portal, which requires set-up of all users (employees & students who require banking information, reports, or P-Card access - over 150 users), program access, limits, and general University settings.
  • Develop financial models for investment, cash flow projections (sources and uses of cash), and other financial/treasury-related reports as needed for financial decisions and positions, such as budget modeling and analysis. Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investments. Ensure sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment cash liquidity needs.
  • Develop complex financial reports and presentations, design and run ad hoc reports, and prepare or review complex transactions to support the stewardship of university resources.
  • Participate in reviewing, managing, planning the University’s debt service and bond programs, issuance of new debt, managing the proceeds and bond compliance.
  • Oversee the completion, review, and approval of all investment account reconciliations.
  • Responsible for completing and submitting data for numerous financial surveys and reporting the results to various internal and external constituents.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certificates: CTP or CFA certification not required but strongly preferred.
  • Required Minimum Experience:
  • Progressively responsible experience in treasury, finance or a related field. Thorough understanding of investments and bank account management.
  • Higher Education experience preferred in a treasury, accounting, finance or related role.
  • Exposure to and familiarity with investments and endowments.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of accurate and independent judgment, tact and discretion, and strong analytical skills in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service and the ability to work with a broad constituency and develop effective working relationships with University administration, Trustees, faculty, staff and students.
  • Knowledge of financial and treasury principles is expected.
  • Demonstrated organizational, communication (oral/written) & operational management skills.
  • Working knowledge of pooled endowments, including unitization, spending policies, asset allocations, funding transfers, and endowment financial reporting requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced skill and knowledge of Microsoft Office software, especially Excel, and adept at using macros, creating charts and graphs.

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Institutional Profile
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.

The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation


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