Director of Treasury, Innovation

19852-19G10037
Washington D.C.
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
2+ Years

*Preferred position location: Washington D.C. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in North America, Canada or the United Kingdom where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership for World Vision’s Global Treasury’s Treasury Innovation, Leadership, and Education function.

The position will focus on innovation and have responsibility to identify key treasury opportunities and problems related issues that World Vision and the NGO sector experience that may impact efficient operations. Solutions will then be crafted by leveraging Treasurers Roundtable members, bankers or brokers and innovative companies.

This position will have the responsibility of leading the Treasurers and Insurance Roundtables; consortiums of treasury and insurance leaders from INGOs, educational institutions, foundations, and affiliate entities that address treasury and insurance challenges and provide a sector framework to develop solutions that will ensure the efficiency and protection donor funds through high fiduciary standards, which will optimize community impact. This will include designing and executing the annual roundtables, webinars and impromptu forums as well as coordinating and managing information on the treasurers’ roundtable website.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead treasury / banking / financial products / digital payment innovations

  • The position’s first responsibility will be to assess treasury innovations that may provide specific opportunities for World Vision to engage donors and in the delivery of programming. The position will need to stay abreast of treasury and payment solutions and make recommendations on the priority and benefits of these opportunities. This may create the basis for how GT operations outside the traditional treasury function.

  • Each year, several significant treasury NGO issues will be identified and then lead through influence various partners and members of the NGO treasury community will be leveraged to develop solutions. The position will work with think tanks / research, new ventures incubators / accelerators, think tanks, advocacy organizations, bi / multilaterals, academia and social impact organizations.

Provide the leadership of the Treasurers Roundtable

  • This includes the activities associated with the annual conference; determining current, relevant topics, developing the programming, recommending and selecting speakers, moderators and panellists. It also includes managing the administration and logistics of the function. It also requires writing regular communications and the promotional materials and event descriptions and speaker bios.

  • In addition, periodic and relevant webinars need to be designed and executed and require determination of subject matter and selection and acquisition of speakers.

  • This position connects members in discussion of problems and solutions.

  • It coordinate the financial sponsorship of the annual roundtable from brokers and bankers.

Provide the leadership of the Insurance Roundtable

  • This includes the activities associated with the annual conference; determining current, relevant topics, developing the programming, recommending and selecting speakers, moderators and panellists. It also includes managing the administration and logistics of the function. It also requires writing regular communications and the promotional materials and event descriptions and speaker bios.

  • In addition, periodic and relevant webinars need to be designed and executed and require determination of subject matter and selection and acquisition of speakers.

  • This position connects members in discussion of problems and solutions.

  • Coordinates the financial sponsorship of the annual roundtable.

Relationship Development

  • This role must excel at developing relationships and making connections with in the roundtable membership, bankers and brokers, think tanks / research, new ventures incubators / accelerators, think tanks, advocacy organizations, bi / multilaterals, academia and social impact organizations.

  • Working on internal Global Treasury projects as appropriate. As a member of Global Treasury, this position will participate in strategic and operational functions. They may also lead internal WV projects in innovation and education.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 10 to 15 years of progressive experience in finance.

  • Finance work experience at Fortune 500 company and direct experience with NGOs.

  • Proven ability to network and leverage relationships, including senior management at multiple types of entities i.e. banks, bi / multi -lateral organizations, think tanks and academics.

  • Exceptional communicator both written and verbal.

  • Visionary for treasury trends and technology solutions / fintech.

  • International work experience.

  • MBA required.

  • English with other language skills considered a bonus.

Preferred:

  • Consulting or sales experience.

  • CFA

  • CTP

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Travel requirement up to 5 - 10% of the time.