May 23, 2019
Director, Treasury Operations Featured
Department Summary: The Business Affairs Office (BAO) provides efficient and effective business services for University of Oregon (UO) students, faculty, and staff; manages and secures UO material assets; and ensures UO business is conducted in accordance with all applicable regulations, policies, procedures, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and sound business practices. The BAO consists of 5 divisions reporting to the Associate Vice President for Business Affairs/Controller and provides direct services to staff, students, and UO departments: Financial Services/Accounts Payable/Travel, Student Financial Services, Payroll, BAO Information Systems, and Treasury Operations. These divisions manage one of the largest payrolls in Eugene, support UO supplies & services expenditures totaling more than $500 million, and manage the billing and collection of tuition and fees for more than 24,000 students. The BAO has approximately 64 FTE, and an annual operating budget of $6.5 million. Position Summary: The Director, Treasury Operations has specific responsibility for leadership of Treasury Operations. Treasury Operations is responsible for UO Internal Bank operations and management of the university’s debt portfolio (currently ~$650 million) and the cash and investment pool (currently $300 - $500 million). The decisions made by the Director, Treasury Operations have institutional impact, as they relate to development, implementation, and compliance with university policies and procedures. The Director, Treasury Operations is expected to establish and maintain positive working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and administrators in the execution of duties. This position reports to the Associate Vice President for Business Affairs/Controller and is responsible for the supervision of Treasury Operations staff. The successful candidate will possess a leadership style that promotes diversity in the workplace, and reflects modern management practices such as total quality management, teamwork, and empowerment. Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree AND five (5) years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Two years of management experience, including employee supervision and budget responsibility and authority. Professional Competencies: • Expertise in treasury operations, cash management, investments, and banking. • Knowledge and understanding of laws and regulations regarding tax-exempt bond compliance. • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. • Thorough understanding of accounting principles and practices. • Leads by example and maintains the highest ethical standards within the department and within the university. • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Preferred Qualifications: • Advanced degree in related field (MBA, JD). • Related professional licensure/certification (CPA, CFA, CTP). • Senior/executive management experience at a retail or commercial bank. Application review begins June 10, 2019. Position open until filled.
University of Oregon Eugene, OR, USA Full time