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VP, Global Treasury

Chicago, IL, USA | Alight Solutions

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
    General Management
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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We are looking for an experienced Treasury Executive to join the Alight Finance Team. This role will report to the Chief Financial Officer, you will lead Alight’s treasury team with the overall responsibility of building a strategic treasury function within a fast paced and growing company. Relocation required if not local to the Chicago-land area.


Specific responsibilities will include ensuring global liquidity and financial stability; developing and maintaining policies and procedures related to treasury activities; advising and making recommendations with respect to the company’s capital structure; and building a program to manage the company’s foreign exchange risks. Areas of focus will also include working capital management, short and long-term cash investing, and insurable risk management.


The VP Global Treasurer will manage key external relationships including all banking and insurance relationships, amongst others.


The successful candidate will be a self-starter, strategic thinker, great communicator, and must be highly collaborative. A desire to build one’s career, and a ‘hands-on’ approach will be key differentiators.


Responsibilities


Analyze and recommend optimal capital structure alternatives for the company, including evaluating the company’s current borrowing capacity and developing strategies for optimal use of debt to finance future growth.

Build a program to manage the company’s foreign exchange risks including analyzing exposures and recommending appropriate strategies (including hedging) to manage that risk.

Oversee the company’s investment strategy, reviewing and updating the company’s investment policy and overseeing management of the company’s investments.

Negotiate and execute financing transactions as needed, including bank facilities and debt financing.

Oversee daily cash management to ensure we optimize investment balances while ensuring efficient settlement of intercompany balances, debt, and covenant management.

Maintain oversight over Alight’s global risk management strategies and policies which include foreign exchange risk, interest rate risk, credit risk, counterparty risk and refinancing risk.

Ensure that all material insurable risks are understood and make recommendations to mitigate that risk through insurance or loss prevention strategies.

Manage treasury reporting to track KPIs and partner with FP&A to oversee the cash forecasting process.

Build a treasury function with scale in mind to ensure automation and efficiency in the treasury department’s processes and procedures.

Provide strong financial partnership across the business and in particular to the leaders within the finance organization.


Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree required, with a major in Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred

MBA in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related area preferred

Certified Treasury Professional preferred

12+ years of related experience with 5 years leading and managing the treasury function within a multinational company

Excellent verbal, written, listening, and presentation communication skills

Strong executive presence and relationship skills


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