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The UC Finance division has oversight of financial and capital project management at the campuses, academic medical centers and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Areas of responsibility include budget analysis and planning, accounting and financial controls, risk management, capital markets financing, capital resource management, strategic sourcing, and external relationships with rating agencies, investment houses, banks, financial auditors and financial regulators.
Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, the Associate Vice President, Capital Financial Planning and Analysis (AVP-CFPA) will directly oversee the Capital Finance Department within the UC Finance Division, which includes Capital Markets Finance (CMF), Office of Loan Programs (OLP) and Treasury units. CMF manages UC's $30 billion debt and loan portfolio and the $2 billion commercial paper program that supports capital-raising activities systemwide. OLP is responsible for designing, delivering, and managing housing assistance programs for the recruitment and retention of faculty and senior managers in support of the education, research and public service missions of the University of California. Treasury manages over $130 billion in annual cash flows and serves as a systemwide partner in cash and liquidity management, bank services and forecasting. Treasury is also responsible for mitigating risk to the UC system through its focus on banking compliance policies, contracts, and operational audits. The AVP-CFPA will provide systemwide oversight on debt financings and debt capacity for UC s campuses, medical centers and laboratory, as well as manage the ongoing relationship with the university's underwriter's, banking partners, financial advisor, and the State's Public Finance Division.
Leads other senior managers in establishing and implementing strategic plans and objectives across a complex decentralized institution;
Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures effective achievement of department's objectives;
Represents the Finance Department in organization-wide and systemwide meetings and discussions; plans, designs, and implements organization-wide processes;
Leads the development of financial models for senior management decision-making and assists with the preparation of reports and analysis for use by senior management and Board of Regents;
Evaluates the department's policies, processes and procedures to ensure they continue to serve the University and works with other senior managers to develop and implement necessary changes systemwide;
Provides oversight, management and analysis for the University and its ten campuses, its Medical Centers and laboratory on debt financings and debt capacity;
Leads the University and Medical Center debt issuance process, including coordinating internally with campuses, medical centers and UCOP and with external parties;
Manages the ongoing relationship with the University's underwriters, banking partners, financial advisor and the State's Public Finance Division;
Oversees the University's cash and liquidity management;
Responsible for all Regental banking accounts and overseeing the administration of all Regental banking services;
Oversees the origination and servicing of the University's housing assistance loans;
Provides leadership on the development of new housing assistance programs for faculty retention;
Supports other UCOP, campus and medical center teams with input on Treasury and debt financing;
Ensures University compliance with federal regulations for the University's $30 billion debt portfolio, cash management and banking and the mortgage program;
Leads the development of policies and procedures for compliance with Federal and State laws and reporting; and
Leads and mentors staff; provides for recruitment and selection, performance management, career development, and corrective actions as required.
Twelve to fifteen years of relevant finance experience, including detailed understanding of capital markets;
Strong business management skills including the ability to bring both a business and financial perspective to transactions that the University considers, while also understanding and taking into account the mission and priorities of the system and its operations;
Ability to establish credibility and trust with the Campuses and Medical Centers and other systemwide partners;
Proven ability to direct change across a complex decentralized organization with numerous priorities;
Ability to provide the required leadership, analytical, and management support as required by the Chief Financial Officer;
Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills;
Superior verbal and written communication skills; effective presentation abilities; and
Management experience working within a higher education or similar institution is preferred.
MBA or equivalent qualification preferred.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: UCInternal Only Posting ( This position is also accepting external candidates)
SALARY AND BENEFITS
$275,000 - $370,000 Full Salary Range:
$253,600 - $480,400
Job Title ASC VP CFPA Job Code 000171 The University of California, Office of the President, is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range shows the growth potential for this position and the pay scale is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position.
Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging
HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE
The first review date for this job isMay 20, 2023. This review date has been extended to June 3rd. The position will be open until filled.
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