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Job description

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OFFICE OF THE TREASURER

DIRECTOR, CAPITAL AND FINANCING (C4613)


Posted on: August 6, 2018
Deadline: August 31, 2018
Grade: N/A

Note

This is a five year full-time contract position.

Scope

Reporting to the Treasurer and Investment Officer, the incumbent provides financial management of the University's Capital and Financing portfolio. He/she is a key strategic advisor to the Treasurer and Investment Officer with respect to strategic planning, industry and internal governance and market intelligence and provides redundancy to the Treasurer and Investment Officer by being the first line of support to the Chief Financial Officer, senior management and all committees where the Office of the Treasurer is responsible to support and/or are integrated with in his absence. The incumbent also acts as a primary support for the University's internal governance structure of the Capital Budget Committee (CBC); the University's creditors; Banks and Lessors; and any requirements from the fiduciary bodies of the Ministère des Finances et de l'Économie, the Credit Rating Agencies and the University`s finance Committee.

Primary responsibilities

  • Manage the University's Capital Budget process and Financing Policy, including its monitoring processes and ensure completeness accuracy and timeliness of all of it periodic reporting requirements.
  • Manage the University's Cash Budget process, including its monitoring processes and ensure completeness accuracy and timeliness of all of its periodic reporting requirements.
  • Manage the University's Financing Policy including cash management & structured financing programs, monitor its administration, policy and legislative compliances as well as completeness accuracy and timeliness of all of it sourcing, funding and accounting transactions.
  • Support the University community and the CBC by supporting decision making, education and advice with the objective to insure enough financing capacity and affordability to fund University's operations and capital investments as well as the optimal deployment of capital (meeting University's strategic and operating needs) and minimization of financing cost relative to the Financing Policy of the University.
  • Financially oversee the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the University's Physical Asset Register, Condition and Valuation System. In addition, monitor its surrounding Capital asset and Financing Management Policy and external legislation of the MESS PQI envelopes for compliance.
  • Manage the University's leasing program including dispositions and monetization; monitor its administration and policy compliances as well as completeness accuracy and timeliness of all of it sourcing, funding and accounting transactions.
  • Manage and oversee all banking services contractual arrangements and service providers. Support the University Community to find solutions and continuous evolution.
  • Manage all the required year-end processes related to the Capital and Financing Portfolio.
  • Train, supervise and direct Capital Investment Analyst and Treasury Analyst as well as supervision and management of the Portfolios' service provider.
  • Is the first line of support to the CFO, senior management and all the committees where the Office of the Treasurer is responsible to support and/or are integrated with, in the absence of the Treasurer and Investment Officer.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Treasurer and Investment Officer.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and over seven years of experience in a related field. Master's degree an asset.
  • Professional Designation CPA or related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of the physical assets and banking industries.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication and negotiation skills, along with proven leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate planning processes, direct and manage projects within established deadlines and parameters.
  • Ability to interpret complex situations and resolve conflicts with professionalism and discretion.
  • Very good knowledge (Level 5) of spoken and written English and good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written French.
  • Advanced knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Good understanding of computing and automation technologies and administrative and information systems.
  • Strong organizational, follow-up and priority-setting skills to handle multiple tasks/projects.
  • Self-motivated, well organized, able to work both independently and in a team environment.

Salary

$107,748.00 - $125,018.00 per annum

Union/Association

N/A

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by August 31, 2018. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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