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Senior Analyst, Treasury and Investments, Finance

Job ID: 19437

Updated: Yesterday

Location: Main Campus

Position Overview

The Department of Tresury and Investments within Finance is currently seeking a Full-time Regular Senior Analyst.

The Treasury and Investments department is responsible for banking, cash management, investments (long term & short term), endowment administration, and providing ad hoc and advisory support to other departments and faculties within the University of Calgary.

This position reports to the Assistant Treasurer, Treasury & Investments, and will be responsible for all daily banking activities and monitoring / forecasting financial resources such as cash, foreign exchange, investments, and debt. The position requires strong knowledge of treasury, finance and investment concepts as well as experience with banking and financial systems. The Senior Analyst must collaborate effectively within the treasury team and with university departments and faculties.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Open and close all university bank accounts and maintain records
  • Act as liaison for all issues involving the university's banks
  • Responsible for ensuring that all bank accounts have updated signing authorities
  • Maintain up to date procedures for all banking activities
  • Liaise with Treasury's internal partners including colleagues in Treasury, Accounting, AR, AP, Tax, and Audit and with Treasury's banking partners to safeguard assets, detect and eliminate fraud attempts on university bank accounts
  • Manage the weekly and short-term cash reports which includes monitoring of daily banking transactions, processing wire payments, foreign exchange settlements, debt and investment settlements, intercompany and government related transactions and ensuring all are accurate and sent on a timely basis
  • Responsible for maintaining and recording actual and anticipated cash inflows and outflows
  • Responsible for accounting of the university's banking transaction foreign exchange transactions and short-term portfolio on an accurate and timely basis including journal entries
  • Process all Treasury and Investment related wire payments, foreign exchange (FX) settlements, debt and investment settlements
  • Acts as a liaison with the bank to resolve issues and ensure all transactions are recorded accurately in the ledger
  • Tracks and reports on variances and trends in anticipated vs. actual cash transactions
  • Work collaboratively with the Treasury team, across departments and across business units/faculties to improve cash forecasts and plan accuracy and develop process efficiencies
  • Advise University staff about Point-of-Sale payment options, service fees and chargebacks
  • Communicate with the payment card platform, conveying the requirements of the University as per the vendor contract
  • Work independently to resolve complex payment card issues, fraud investigations and cardholder disputes
  • Participate and contribute as a member of the University of Calgary's payment card industry (PCI) compliance advisory and implementation team

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Significant achievements towards Certified Professional Accountant and/or Certified Financial Analyst designation; Certified Treasury Professional designation would be an asset
  • Work experience in Finance functions (5 -10 years); direct related experiences in Treasury would be an asset
  • Experience in cash flow forecasting for a large public institution or corporation
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft Finance
  • Experience with Bloomberg would be an asset
  • Strong sense of initiative, independence and integrity while being able to work collaboratively and respectfully with varied personalities
  • Strong analytical skills and intellectual curiosity with a focus on process improvement
  • Ability to work in a high volume environment with interruptions and changing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and superior organizational skills
  • Previous experience in an public sector environment would be an asset

Application Deadline:  October 18, 2019

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

The classification of this position is currently under review as part of the PSERA exclusion review process.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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