Director, Treasury & Cash Management
Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.
Skills / Requirements
The Director - Treasury & Cash Management position reports to the Vice President - Controller and oversees the Treasury & Cash Management department responsible for the organization's treasury operations and financing activities, including overseeing the cash management, debt management, and investment management of the organization as well as the development of policies and procedures, establishment of internal controls, and adherence to organizational standards pertaining to investment and financing-related activities. The Director - Treasury & Cash Management is also responsible for defined benefit retirement plan accounting and reporting.
The Director must be a self-starter that enjoys working in a fast paced environment while managing multiple work streams and competing priorities, has strong business acumen, is a proven leader, practices excellent communication and listening skills, is process oriented, and has a superior accounting, finance and treasury foundation.
Degrees: Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; Master's Degree/MBA Preferred.
License & Certification: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Treasury Professional, or other relevant certification - CTP, Certified Treasury Professional a plus, Preferred
Work Experience: Eight (8) years work experience in Accounting and treasury/cash management experience required, healthcare experience preferred. Knowledge of the Texas Public Funds Investment Act preferred.
Management Experience: Five (5) years management experience, in accounting preferred
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Writing /Composing Correspondence, Writing /Composing Reports
Proficiencies: P.C., MS Word, MS Excel
e) Other Knowledge Skills or Abilities: 1) Possesses an advanced knowledge and understanding, with progressive development, of financial statements and relationships, analytical techniques, operations, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and accounting practices and procedures
2) Experience with bond financing and other corporate debt instruments
3) Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a team of direct reports and work cohesively with peers
4) Ability to analyze and evaluate data and draw meaningful conclusions
5) Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with organization executives
6) Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage time and adhere to deadlines while ensuring team members do the same
7) Possess an understanding of an internal control framework to assess control design and operational efficiency, and be able to teach these concepts to junior team members
Work Schedule: Flexible
Other Requirements: PeopleSoft knowledge a plus. Experience with daily cash administration, including on-line banking systems and credit card processors. Experience with Tableu or similar reporting/data analytics tool a plus.
Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment