Assistant Treasurer - Cash Governance

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Assistant Treasurer - Cash Governance

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As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

The Treasury Office has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Treasurer. The Treasury Office has three primary areas: Treasury Operations (TOPs) which is responsible for investment accounting and operations, Assist Liability Management (ALM) which manages the University’s Internal lending Program (ILP) and debt portfolios and Cash Governance Team (CGT) which monitors and provides reporting on the University’s operating funds.

Functions within the Office include:

Investment accounting for the Invested Funds (IF) and the Consolidated Endowment Fund (CEF)
University’s large internal ($2.0 billion) and external loan portfolios ($2.4 billion)
Debt accounting for the external debt and internal loan program
Manage the institutional cash forecast
Manage gifts of securities and complex gifts and trusts
Manage the equity operations for CoMotion’s portfolio
Support the integration to a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system



Lead, develop and refine institutional cash reporting
Prepare, support, and develop complex cash forecasting analysis
Responsible for complete detailed analysis and review of the Invested Funds
Use University financial systems to generate and gather financial information and complex reports
Partner and support the development of liquidity policy and the maintenance of existing policies
Develop, prepare, update, and manage data visualizations, reports, and presentations for Regents, UW Finance leadership, the State of Washington, and other internal and external stakeholders
Develop and provide internal best practices/procedures for Cash Governance Team
Support and maintain the Integration of Workday into the cash forecasting methodology
Support and develop the data analysis review process and migration process to the new ERP
Work independently and in partnership with Associate Treasurer to develop and execute strategic plans
Collaborate regularly with senior leaders in Treasury to support preparation of reporting and data analysis materials
Analyze, develop, and evaluate detailed datasets to create reports into meaningful financial information and present findings


Support the review and transformation of data for Finance Transformation
Review and validate data in the in the ERP and related Treasury side systems
Gather data from sources outside UW that may be used for analysis
Develop, create, and maintain procedures

Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Science or related field and 6 years of experience or related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may substitute for degree.
Ability to create and maintain complex Excel spreadsheets
Experience with financial modeling compilation, development, or review
Detail oriented with strong analytical skills including the ability to work with, synthesize, and summarize complex data in a highly dynamic environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
Understanding of financial and economic concepts
Strong work ethic and ability to work both independently and in teams
Intellectually curious and a willingness to ask questions
Excellent oral, written communication, and presentation skills
Experience handling multiple concurrent projects; ability to manage multiple priorities in a highly dynamic environment
Demonstrated experience in working on diverse groups and teams; respects, values, and contributes to UW Finance and UW’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Understanding of University data and systems
Advanced excel/data modeling skill
Advanced degree in a business-related field, CPA or CPT
Experience with forecasting methodologies
Familiarity with higher education

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