UAB - The University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Job Title

Assistant VP Treasurer

Job Location

Birmingham, Alabama

Job Description

Serves as the senior officer for Treasury Operations and has overall responsibility for administering and overseeing University banking, cash management and institutional reporting. Reporting to the University’s Chief Financial Officer, this position provides leadership and oversight for the fiscal and administrative activities of Cash Management and Treasury Operations.  Directs University banking activities to meet the day-to-day cash requirements of the University.

Responsible for coordinating, compiling, and reviewing the University’s banking relationships and fee structures. Responsible for managing the University’s participation in the University of Alabama System’s investment pools.  Responsible for the campus’ reporting to University of Alabama Board of Trustees and the University’s reporting to Moody’s, if required.

This position has direct responsibility for Treasury Management. Plans and implements policies, procedures and systems necessary to support the cash management function at UAB. Develops strategies for continuous improvement of processes, systems, and practices to support operations. Implements systems and provide resources, support and training to the staff to ensure prudent cash management business practices. Works with other members of Financial Affairs management team to develop short and long-term division goals in support of UAB’s mission, strategic plan, and/or consistency across the division.

  • Applies strategic thinking in administering cash management in support of UAB’s mission and goals.
  • Ensures that UAB complies with State and Federal laws, UA Board and UAB Policies governing banking and accounting.
  • Implements and maintains internal controls.


Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance and ten (10) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.

Professional Skills:

  Strong managerial, team-building, motivational, and people-development skills.

  Able to facilitate collaboration and build trust with senior level personnel, constituents, staff, and third parties.

  Possess complete integrity and high sense of personal and professional ethics.

  Must be detail-oriented with ability to multitask and manage conflicting/competing priorities.

  Excellent customer relationship, communication and interpersonal skills.

  Must show initiative and work effectively with minimal supervision.


Preferences

    •  Understand investment policies, including the establishment of risk parameters.
    •  Develop processes and systems to determine daily worldwide cash position; track and manage intra-company funding
    •  Forecast sources and uses of cash.
    •  Assess, manage and mitigate foreign currency exposure.
    •  Manage payment processing and fraud prevention functions.
    •  Ensure treasury activities are in compliance with treasury policies, accounting guidelines, governance policies and internal controls