Oct 30, 2017

Division Chief, Treasury Division (Treasurer)

  • Inter-America Investment Corporation
  • Washington, DC, United States
Full time Treasury

Job Description

The Treasury Division is responsible for funding IIC operations and managing liquidity prudently and within policy limits. This includes the monitoring of all current and projected cash inflows and outflows to ensure that there is sufficient cash to fund IIC’s operations, as well as to ensure that excess cash is properly invested. The Treasury Division is in charge of mobilizing and managing IIC’s resources to fulfill its financial intermediation activities. The main functions include funding, investments, hedging, middle office, liquidity management (cash and collateral), loan disbursement, billing and collection, and institutional banking.

      
The Treasury Division develops and maintains the external financial relations of the IIC’s, including investors and financial intermediaries and rating agencies to create an optimal operational environment for the IIC's resources. It also implements and maintains adequate systems to manage, value and record all treasury related transactions and ensures streamlined communication with accounting system.
The Treasury Division will include the following teams: Liquid asset management, funding, and treasury operations. The Chief of the Treasury Division reports to the Chief of Finance and Administration (CFAO). 

     

Main Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and direction to the Treasury Division and supports the CFO, taking a given business/functional strategy and translating this into a clear set of objectives, operational guidelines and programs for the division.
  • Proactively oversees investment portfolio management and execution of the IIC’s borrowing program. Secures ongoing monitoring of the credit risk profile, return and liquidity of the investment portfolio.
  • Oversees the IIC’s cash position, current and projected, to ensure adequacy and compliance with IIC policy at all times.
  • Closely follows international financial markets and news, alert to opportunities and risks related to IIC’s funding requirements, investment portfolio, and counter party exposure.
  • Proposes new investment products and strategies, and oversees engagement and activity of outside asset managers.
  • Maintains and develops key relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including investors and financial intermediaries.
  • Periodically reports to Senior Management on the IIC’s borrowing and investment programs, as well as other Treasury related matters.
  • Oversees the implementation of pricing models to value treasury securities.
  • Evaluates, develops and implements cash management processes and systems to optimize financial and operational efficiencies.
  • Leads, manages, mentors, and assesses Division’s staff and provides goals and expectations, feedback, and technical guidance to optimize performance.

Qualifications

 

Education: An advanced degree (at least Master’s, MBA, or equivalent) in Finance or related field, or Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Math or other quantitative disciplines combined with a professional certification relevant to the role (e.g. CFA or CTP).

         
Experience: A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in funding, investments and/or treasury operations, with a strong background in and understanding of international debt capital markets, derivatives and hedging, valuation and pricing models, market and counterparty risk management, and changing financial regulations; exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with experience interacting and presenting to executive management and outside stakeholders. Experience in management positions in both private and public sectors, including international financial institutions would be valued. Knowledge of the financial markets of the Latin America and Caribbean region is desirable.

  

Language: Oral and written professional proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus. 


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