USC Human Resources Administration

Job code: 113816Treasury Analyst

Grade: K |Overtime eligible: No |Date approved: November 15, 2011


Conducts financial analysis projects for cash and treasury operations, bank relationship management, short-term borrowing and investing, payments and specialist projects. Stays current on financial trends and prepares peer benchmarks. Supports day-to-day activities of department and acts as primary support of all users.


Priority Time (%) Task (Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.)

% Conducts cost-benefit and financial analysis on cash and treasury operations, bank relationships, debt and liquidity management, short-term borrowing and investing, payments and special projects. Identifies trends in financial performance. Applies mathematical or statistical techniques to address financial needs. Performs ad-hoc risk analysis and modeling. Analyzes, evaluates and interprets financial data, draws conclusions and presents recommendation on decisions and actions. Prepares written reports, as required.

% Assists with long-range financial planning in areas such as working capital markets and capital projects, including financing needs.

% Designs and maintains efficient and effective budget and financial models and specifications using best practices and analytical methodologies. Prepares monthly flux analysis of actual to budget variance. Updates financial models on a regular basis ensuring accuracy and consistency with latest accounting and computing practices and guidelines.

% Develops and conducts training workshops for bank/merchant products and services.

% Maintains relationship with other departments. Acts as primary contact for department. Provides daily internal user support for all projects and services. Notifies department management of problems and/or opportunities.

% Researches and maintains foreign exchange and interest rates. Identifies trends and reports benchmark data to management.

% Executes wire transfers and other transactions for organization's daily cash position. Maintains wire log and treasure files (paper and/or electronic). Administers public debt compliance, banking, and department websites.

% Completes month-end reconciliations, reports and forecasts. Provides operational information to support journal entries as part of monthly close cycle. Participates in audit and accounting related projects.

% Monitors external bond trustee service providers to ensure compliance and efficiency. Identifies cost-saving opportunities.

% Stays informed of developments in field. Reads pertinent literature, attends meetings and participates in professional associations as appropriate. Establishes and maintains an active network of professional contacts.
Emergency response/recovery:    
In the event of an emergency, the employee holding this position is required to "report to duty" in accordance with the university's emergency operations plan and/or the employee's department's emergency response and/or recovery plans. Familiarity with those plans and regular training to implement those plans is required. During or immediately following an emergency, the employee will be notified to assist in the emergency response efforts, and mobilize other staff members if needed.


Minimum educationPreferred education
Bachelor's degree MBA
Minimum experiencePreferred experience
5 years  
Minimum field of expertisePreferred field of expertise
Understanding of accounting, finance, treasury and tax matters. Strong analytical skills. Degree in finance or business. Strong knowledge of risk management and banking relationships. Familiar with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Prior treasury, investment banking and/or financial experience. Ability to communicate effectively with management and handle multiple priorities. Certified Public Account and/or Certified Treasury Professional designation.
Minimum experiencePreferred experience
  • Analysis
  • Assessment/evaluation
  • Communication—written and oral skills
  • Customer service
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Interpretation of policies/analyses/trends/etc.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Problem identification and resolution
  • Project management
  • Public speaking/presentations
  • Research
  • Risk management
  • Scheduling
  • Statistical analysis
  • Teaching/training
  • Calculator
  • Computer and peripheral equipment
  • Computer network (department or school)
  • Computer network (university)
  • Fax
  • Photocopier
Supervises level
May oversee student, temporary and/or resource workers.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer