Cash Management Consultant
Posted: June 23, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Johns Hopkins University, one of the world's premier teaching, research, and patient care institutions, is seeking candidates for the position of Cash Management Consultant within its Investment Office, reporting directly to the Managing Director in the Markets and Risk group. The Investment Office has responsibility for investing the endowments for the university, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and other related endowed entities totaling about $10 billion, among many other assets. Johns Hopkins University was founded in 1876 and is one of the world’s premier teaching and research institutions with nearly 22,000 students across nine academic divisions. The university attracts the finest undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, post-doctoral and professional degree students and more federal research and development funding than any other university in the United States.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of achievement at top-tier institutions and have training and work experience in economics and finance. The candidate should possess an excellent understanding of macroeconomics, asset allocation and portfolio management in the context of an investment organization. Personality fit within a dynamic team is essential. The ideal candidate should be enterprising, outgoing, and enjoy teamwork as well as lively debates.
LOCATION Baltimore, MD.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for forecasting operating cash, short-term investments, and debt payments in conjunction with the Planning and Budget team. Performs ongoing monitoring of cash and liquidity position, performs attribution and variance analysis.
Ensure adequate operating liquidity, which includes daily review of cash management and investment activity; review and monitoring of A/P checks, ACH payments, and wire transfers; leads Kyriba initiatives and subsequent evaluation and integration of treasury software with other internal systems and spreadsheets.
Develops an analytical framework and support institutional needs with other sources of financing, as appropriate, including alternatives such as an internal loan program. Implements and communicates analytical insights of working capital components, trends and potential impact on university performance.
Creates and designs cash flow and working capital reporting - including visualizations for presentation to operating / functional leaders, executive leadership and other committees.
Establishes and maintains controls to ensure corporate cash management and investment guidelines are followed.
Provides management and oversight of quarterly reports, including, but not limited to Fair Market Valuation of Investments, Credit Facility Economics, rating agencies, and Letter of Credit Reporting.
Responsible for coordinating the preparation of departmental budget(s).
Assists AVP – Deputy Treasurer as needed for special projects, analysis, and other departmental needs.
Work with AR/AP Managers to create weekly dashboards and reports related to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that affect working capital.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor’s Degree required, five to ten years work experience in a treasury department with working knowledge of a wide range of asset classes. Master’s Degree, CFA, and/or MBA strongly preferred.
Managerial experience strongly preferred.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proactive with sense of urgency
Intellectually curious, relentless lifelong learner
Team-oriented, accountable, supportive, conscientious
Self-aware, confident, non-defensive, willing to take risks
Honest and direct, transparent, ethical, mission-driven
Design and execute robust macroeconomic research processes in the service of investment decision-making
Apply strong judgment to problem solving with imperfect information through use of both quantitative and qualitative inputs and analyses
Develop and maintain strong relationships across the investment research community
Strong mentorship and leadership ability applied to hiring and coaching of junior team members
Energetic, inspiring and impactful communication and presentation skills
Financial modeling and creative analytical skills implemented in Excel and other tools
Project management skills with a focus on results
Strong academic and career achievement are required along with the highest standards of personal and professional ethics and integrity.