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Treasury career resources are available from various sources. 

Online job board: http://www.treasuryjobs.com

AFP careers: AFP Career web site

Treasury/Finance Careers on Linked in: look up Treasury/Finance Careers Group (from Treasury Strategies)

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  • 09/21/2015 7:25 PM | Patti Ritter (Administrator)

    Managing Financial Analyst
    BLX Group LLC
    Location: Phoenix, AZ
    Job Number: 199067

    BLX Group LLC, an investment advisory & financial services firm, provides tax compliance, financial advisory and investment management services to non-profit organizations, municipalities and related entities.  Additional information is available at www.blxgroup.com.

    Financial services firm seeking a Senior/Managing Consultant to work on Arbitrage Rebate Services.  The applicant should have strong quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills.  Close attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively with project team, client staff and tax attorneys are required in this goal-oriented position.

    Responsibilities:

    • Perform numerous financial analyses relating to tax exempt bonds including present value, yield and cash flow analyses and asset valuation
    • Obtain required source materials, analyze bond and investment cash flows incorporating different treatment options and methodologies to calculate the most beneficial outcome for the client
    • Prepare reports on findings using Word and Excel templates, interact with clients and other industry professionals to explain completed analyses and secure additional contracts
    • Quickly become an expert on Arbitrage Rebate
    • Training and management of newer project team members
    • Strong Communication skills
    • Assist with business development efforts

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field or equivalent work experience
    • 4-6 years of experience in municipal finance or in similar field
    • CPA preferred, but not required.
    • Strong quantitative problem solving and analytical skills
    • Advanced Word and Excel skills
    • Outstanding project management skills
    • Self-motivating and detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
    • Responsive and driven to provide outstanding client service
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit Orrick’s Paralegal and Professional Staff listing at www.orrick.com/careers/. 

    No phone calls please. 

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

  • 07/15/2015 6:55 PM | Patti Ritter (Administrator)

    Here is the presentation from the July 15 meeting.

    Unclaimed property 7.15.15.pdf

  • 04/08/2015 2:37 PM | Anonymous

    JOB PUPRPOSE: 

    Particular responsibilities include cash management, liquidity projections, treasury operations, bank relationship management, cash accounting, short-term investing and payments, foreign exchange risk identification and foreign exchange hedge execution, regular and ad-hoc reporting. 

    PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    Manages daily cash process

    Reviews all cash management transactions

    Executes daily concentration of cash and borrowing

    Maintains account balances

    Determines company’s cash position

    Compiles cash report

    Posts daily cash activities

    Performs daily bank account reconciliation

    Executes wire transfers and other funding necessary to balance company’s daily cash position

    Resolves cash issues in a timely manner

    Maintains foreign currency logs, manages foreign exchange activity through specific software

    Assists with preparation of monthly reports

    Performs database maintenance

    Assists with cash forecasting

    Provides data for monthly journal entries relating to cash management activity

    Helps with implementation treasury workstation

    Controls bank account balances

    Reconciles all cash and investment accounts

    Assist with preparation of cash and debt report for executive management.

    Liasons to business units and banks to resolve operational issues.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

    Bacheclor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is required

    CTP credential is highly desirable

      

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:

    Knowledge of cash management products

    Processes of U.S. financial institutions

     

    Work Experience

    Two (2) years of related experience required, preferably as a Treasury Analyst in a corporate treasury department

     

    Education and Certification(s):

    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent education and years of experience required.

    To apply please send resume to Jen Wade at Jen.Wade@avnet.com or apply on-line through Avnet Career site at Avnet.com.
  • 03/31/2015 7:05 PM | Patti Ritter (Administrator)

    Here is the presentation from the March 18 meeting.

    Working Capital Metrics.pdf

  • 02/19/2015 6:57 PM | Patti Ritter (Administrator)

    This is the presentation from the February meeting on Bitcoins.

    Bitcoin Presentation.pdf

  • 11/20/2014 6:42 PM | Patti Ritter (Administrator)

    Here is the meeting presentation from the November 19 meeting, ERP Treasury Management System Implementation.

    ERP TMS Implementation 111914.pdf

  • 10/15/2014 6:42 PM | Patti Ritter (Administrator)

    Here is the Payment Acceptance Cost presentation from the October 15 luncheon meeting.

    Payment Acceptance Cost 101514.pptx

  • 09/02/2014 7:38 PM | Patti Ritter (Administrator)

    From Jessica Bowles at the Eller College of Management (Jessica.Bowles@apdegrees.com)

    Great news - in addition to University of Arizona's online MBA, several top ranked U.S. universities are extending undergraduate and graduate programs to affiliate partners of Academic Partnerships. Therefore, AFPA members are now able to access additional degree options.

    AFPA Education Announcement.pdf

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