Founded in 1785, the University of New Brunswick is proud to be one of the first public universities in North America and the oldest English-language university in Canada. UNB offers undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 75 disciplines and continuing education in a variety of fields. With full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate degrees in Arts, Science, Business Administration, Computer Science, Nursing, Engineering, Education, Forestry, Law and Kinesiology, as well as certificates and diplomas, UNB’s innovative programs prepare students for the real world. The University has an annual operating budget of $192.8 million and an endowment of over $260 million, ranking in the top one third of Canadian University Endowments.
Reporting to the Vice-President (Administration and Finance), the Treasurer works in support of the University Mission and overall objectives of the Administration and Finance division. As a key member of the Administration and Finance team, the Treasurer will: advise and support the Investments Committee of the Board of Governors with respect to investment policy, spending policy and related matters; ensure the University investment policies, strategies and programs are effectively implemented and administered; monitor and evaluate manager performance against risk/return/liquidity objectives; report on Investment performance; provide effective management and administration of University cash flow and banking activities; provide oversight and administration of University debt management plans and activities; monitor real estate development cash flow and debt management and; participate on the Board of Trustees for the Pension Plan for Academic Employees of the University of New Brunswick.
As the ideal candidate, you are a committed and experienced professional with proven leadership skills in a fast paced and dynamic work environment. An analytical thinker with strong interpersonal and communication skills, you are able to clearly articulate complex concepts, ideas, and processes with presence, maturity, and credibility to diverse audiences including representing the University in interactions with managers and the broader investment community. You have a sophisticated understanding of institutional investment management, investment strategies, debt financing, cash flow management, and accounting information systems, coupled with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, finance, business, or a related field. A CPA, CFA and/or CIPM designation will be considered an asset.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate current citizenship status.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to the principle of Employment Equity.
To explore this interesting opportunity, please contact Anna Stuart or Jason Ozon at 902.421.9849, , or please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” on the button below.
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