Jun 05, 2019

Treasury Specialist

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  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full time Treasury Finance Accounting

Job Description

The innovation, the complexity, the diversity, and the opportunity for impact and learning are endless at UCLA. 

When you join the University you are expanding your career beyond a team to an economic engine with a world of opportunity. 

 

Here's a little about UCLA and the position they are seeking to fill:

As one of Southern California’s top five employers, UCLA is the workplace of more than 42,000 people and contributes $12.7 billion to the economy. Innovation at UCLA has produced an active portfolio of almost 3,000 inventions. More than 140 companies have been created based on technology developed here. 

 

Under the general supervision of the Senior Treasury Analyst of Compliance and Operations, the Treasury Operations Specialist will lead efforts on multiple core Treasury operations and payments compliance consistent with UCLA's mission and department objectives. The Specialist will proactively take ownership of a broad range of operating and administrative duties including but not limited to the resolution of banking and financial service inquiries, comprehensive analysis and conclusions on operating and payments activities, and execution of audit and compliance activities related to banking and payments acceptance programs (e.g. annual PCI/DSS compliance). The specialist will drive the implementation of new processes and systems, documentation of standard operating procedures and other projects as assigned.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively and professionally with management, staff, and external customers in person, on the phone or by email correspondence.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills to prepare grammatically correct business correspondence, emails, and reports; and to speak before a small group or on a one-to-one basis to convey complex information in a manner appropriate for the type of audience.
  • Ability to independently prioritize tasks, to organize complex workload to successfully accomplish objectives in a timely manner, to multitask, to take independent initiative and to work at high level of efficiency and accuracy in demanding and changing circumstances.
  • Demonstrated self-awareness and ability to build collegial, productive relationships and work across the organization in a collaborative manner. This includes the ability to respectfully debate, innovate, listen to and consider alternative viewpoints; while being able to provide and also be accepting of constructive feedback.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of cash management, banking policies, practices, compliance and systems.
  • Demonstrated advanced skillset in using personal computer business software in the Microsoft Office suite (Work, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook) to generate spreadsheet, presentations, schedules, queries, memoranda and forms.
  • Ability to maintain confidential records and strictly confidential information, and exercise good judgment.
  • Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices or procedures to resolve discrepancies on customers' account and reconciliation. Identify relevant concerns or factors, patterns, tendencies and relationships, formulate logical and objective conclusions, and recognize alternatives and their implications.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, explain, and implement regulations of various types, specifically payment industry requirements, i.e. PCI, NACHA, Personal Privacy, etc.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and great attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures governing cash handling, FERPA, and information privacy. Ability to learn new regulations and implement as mandated.
  • Bachelor degree in Business or Finance related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • 1-3 years of relevant Treasury or business/finance experience in a corporate or higher education setting.

 

  • Ability to learn, apply and disseminate policies, regulations and procedures and use judgment to interpret University policies and external regulations to determine proper application of payments and resolve account discrepancies. Working knowledge of GAAP, audit practices and financial analysis methodologies.

Prefered Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures governing cash handling, FERPA, and information privacy. Ability to learn new regulations and implement as mandated.
  • Ability to learn, apply and disseminate policies, regulations and procedures and use judgment to interpret University policies and external regulations to determine proper application of payments and resolve account discrepancies.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP, audit practices and financial analysis methodologies.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

UCLA is a Tobacco-Free environment. For more information, please view the policy at: www.tobaccofree.ucla.edu


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