Feb 14, 2020

Senior Treasury Accounting Analyst

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

Job Description

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Another Source’s client, UCLA, is recruiting a Senior Treasury Accounting Analyst to join their team. 

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. 

The Senior Treasury Accounting Analyst will be the Treasury Services departments' primary accounting liaison, providing a high level of financial management assistance to departments and business units across UCLA and campuses in the University of California system. The incumbent will develop and manage relationships to facilitate timely accounting entries, fund analysis and financial reporting. Reporting to the Director of Financial Reporting and Controls within Financial Management & Reporting (FMR), the Senior Treasury Accounting Analyst will have primary responsibility and priority to serve as the liaison with the Treasury department and Financial Management & Reporting (FMR). The Analyst will represent CFS, with guidance from both FMR and Treasury, in matters related to fund accounting and reporting.

The Senior Treasury Accounting Analyst will provide subject matter expertise and focused accounting analytics toward UCLA's Internal Banking and Treasury initiatives. The incumbent will take a lead role in the development, refinement and execution of fund accounting entry and financial reporting processes and policies related to internal and external debt and investment portfolios. The incumbent through thorough and thoughtful analysis will collaborate with accounting and financial leadership and provide insight to influence action on fund balances and capital structure initiatives.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field; or equivalent education and work experience.
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and demonstrated ability to interpret, model, and create integrated pro-forma financial statements (including balance sheet and statements of cash flow).
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with GASB and fund accounting principles with demonstrated ability to review general ledger entries in system environment and apply judgement to identify potential errors and interpret key drivers/root cause of financial performance.
  • Demonstrated curiosity and focus to perform necessary research to find solutions to fund accounting and Treasury accounting issues across campus and UC system units. Strong attention to detail and accuracy of results.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a credible manner with leadership and staff in writing and in person. This includes the ability to articulate and illustrate complex accounting/financial principles or operational processes in a manner appropriate for the audience; and strong presentation skills to influence actions in interpersonal or large group settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise thoughtful and sound judgment while working constructively across organizations.
  • Ability to proactively facilitate change and independently prioritize tasks, organize complex workload to accomplish objectives in a timely manner. This includes the ability to proactively take independent initiative and to manage multiple priorities while working at high level of efficiency and accuracy in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated self-awareness and ability to build collegial, productive relationships and work across the university and UC system 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.
  • Ability to adapt, think quickly and execute with the appropriate sense of urgency in time-constrained environments and situations.
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills to work on multiple projects and manage priorities with an appropriate sense of urgency.
  • Strong project management skills with demonstrated experience and ability to lead and manage multiple projects and drive initiatives from inception to successful conclusion.
  • Advanced applied knowledge Microsoft Office, particularly in Excel, with ability to use advanced tools (such as pivot tables, etc.) to create, maintain, and update complex financial models and workbooks to analyze data, create scenarios, interpret findings, and report results; Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint with ability to use advanced tools and techniques to create informative, persuasive and concise presentation materials appropriate for the target audience.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to access reports and data from accounting and other system environments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of relevant Treasury or accounting experience in a corporate/division, financial institution or higher education environment.
  • CTP, Certified FP&A Professional or CPA candidate in good standing preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Treasury and banking operations and cash management concepts and applications.
  • Working knowledge of credit related products including fixed income instruments (taxable and tax-exempt bonds), and bank credit lines; and related credit rating agency metrics, covenant and collateral considerations.

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

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