As part of the Office of the Treasurer and reporting directly to Cornell University's Director of Debt, the Assistant Director of Debt will provide support with debt issuance and monitoring of the University debt portfolio on an ongoing basis as well as being involved with post-issuance compliance for tax exempt debt. This also includes but is not limited to analytical and accounting support to all debt related reports and operations.
What you will do:
As the Assistant Director of Debt, you will collaborate with the University Treasurer and Director of Debt in the analysis and execution of external financing arrangements.
You will work closely with Director of Debt with the initial review, update and assembly of legal documents needed to execute debt transactions.
You will compile information in order to draft reports required for all institutional credit review by external parties.
You will collaborate with Director of Debt with financial statement reporting of the debt on the University financial statements. You will have the opportunity to partner with Plant Accounting with general ledger entries for debt and internal loans.
You will review and reconcile complex model for bond pool in collaboration with internal debt team. Provide support and assistance to Director of Debt with internal loan program.
You will provide financial analysis on ad hoc projects as assigned by University Treasurer and/or Director of Debt. Provide assistance with reporting and monitoring of University's Private Business Use as part of its tax-exempt financing requirements.
What we need: We need a nimble, candid, forward thinking collaborative financial partner. We would like for you to have Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with 3-5 years of experience in debt management, accounting operations or other relevant areas; strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrated knowledge and experience with software such as Excel, MS Access, Word. You should be a self-starter and to work independently. You must be project and team oriented. Extremely accurate and detailed-oriented with strong administrative, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Strong project management skills & ability to effectively prioritize and meet changing priorities and deadlines. We would prefer if you had MBA or CPA.
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Finance Specialist III
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