Director of Treasury and Financial Planning

Director of Treasury and Financial Planning
North Texas Tollway Authority
 Plano, Texas
Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this role will lead the organization’s business planning process, provide decision support through developing & monitoring performance metrics, direct investment activities and manage the debt portfolio. Other duties include the supervision of professional and clerical staff involved in diverse finance related responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the business planning process to include the annual budget, 5-year capital plan and long-range model.
  • Provides strategic input on debt financing to include long and short-term instruments, investments, and cash management.
  • Formulates, develops, and executes broad policies, effective procedures, and process improvements of financial systems.
  • Conducts, directs, and participates in activities related to administration of the Trust Agreement with bondholders.
  • Directs and manages a diverse group of outside legal and financial consultants/professionals including bond counsel, financial advisors, bank relationships, investment brokers, and investment bankers.
  • Directs the daily movement of funds to ensure all NTTA partners are paid timely, and reporting is in compliance with contractual arrangements
  • Plans, monitors, and supervises the activities of direct reports including scheduling and assigning work to meet completion dates.
  • Reviews changes in Finance practices, laws, and regulations and revises finance procedures in response to same.
  • Develops and implements training programs to ensure that direct reports stay current on changes in policies and procedures and that staff maintain a high level of competence in areas of responsibility.
  • Maintains NTTA’s compliance to provide continuing disclosure under SEC Rule 15c2-12.
  • Ability to cope with job related stress including but not limited to deadlines, customer, supervisory and staff interactions, multi-tasking and high work volumes is required.

Job Requirements:

  • Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting.
  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in finance administration, including roles in budgeting, treasury, and financial reporting and analysis.
  • Four (4) years managing and monitoring work performance of a department, including evaluating program/work objectives and effectiveness, establishing broad organizational goals and aligning work and staffing assignments for the department. Creates strong morale with team and within the organization.
  • Recommendations regarding policy development and implementation are made. Evaluates customer satisfaction, develops cooperative associations, and utilizes resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction. Fosters open dialogue.
  • Receives Limited Direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed upon completion. Performance is reviewed periodically.
  • Proficiency with computer systems and technology relating to financial, treasury, and accounting applications.
  • Proficiency with federal, state and local laws and regulations to include IRS regulations applicable to municipal financing.
  • Proficiency with Texas Public Funds Investment Act.
  • Advanced skills and knowledge in approaches and systems, affecting the design and implementation of major programs and processes organization wide. Independent judgment and decision-making abilities are necessary to apply technical skills effectively.
  • Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above.