Full-time employees are eligible to receive a comprehensive compensation package including generous flexible paid time off, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, relocation assistance, performance-based bonuses, 401k retirement plan with employer match and annual profit-sharing opportunity, medical/dental/vision insurance, health and wellness benefits, and disability and life insurance. PFM not only supports work/life balance but also a challenging, diverse, and collaborative workplace, a formal mentorship program, volunteer opportunities, and much more.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: R146
PFM is currently seeking an experienced professional to serve as a SeniorProject Manager (internally titled Director or Senior Managing Consultant, depending on experience/qualifications) in our Treasury Consulting practice. The successful candidate will work with Treasury Consulting clients across the country in public sector, higher education, and healthcare institutions. Travel will be required as client needs dictate.
Candidates will be expected to successfully operate in the specialized field of Treasury Consulting, and be nimble in a dynamic, fast-paced environment in which they are given significant responsibility. To be successful, one must have a superior understanding of financial management, experience working in public sector or nonprofit treasury operations, advisory services, banking, and/or consulting, and a demonstrated ability to manage professional staff and grow a business plan.
Responsibilities include the following:
1. Client Consultation
Assess client treasury operations
Make recommendations for operational enhancements to treasury operations
Educate clients on industry and cash management trends
Advise on the use of banking services to meet current or future needs
Prepare and present reports/recommendations, as appropriate
2. RFP Management
Prepare RFPs on behalf of clients for banking and related cash management services
Review and score proposals submitted by banks
Perform quantitative assessment of the economics of bank proposals
Advise clients on the advantages and disadvantages of proposing banks
Assist clients to select “short list” of banks to be interviewed
Attend and participate in interviews with finalist banks
Negotiate fees and other contract terms with finalist banks
Review bank contracts and agreements with regard to business terms
Identify prospects for Company’s treasury consulting services
Facilitate marketing efforts by organizing resources
Speak at industry conferences and training events
4. General Management and Administrative Responsibilities
Serve as the project manager for assigned projects, guiding and supervising other professional and administrative team members
Manage assigned Company resources in an efficient and cost-effective way
Support the professional development and of Company team members through coaching, training, mentoring, and leadership
Serve as a resource to Company employees on banking and industry topics
Successful candidates come from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds.
Candidates should possess the following skills and experience:
At least seven (7) years of work experience, preferably in the public sector or nonprofit institutional consulting, treasury management, banking, trust or financial services arena(s), demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility. Knowledge of and contacts within public sector and/or nonprofit treasury management and banking are expected. Standing as a Certified Treasury Professional desirable.
Candidate should be knowledgeable and experienced within a broad range of treasury and cash management areas, including: account structure, cash concentration, collection/disbursement processes and services, fraud prevention tools, online reporting, banking technology, and other related services (e.g. merchant card processing, purchasing cards, institutional custody).
Excellent quantitative, problem solving and analytical skills required.
Demonstrates strong leadership abilities and serves as a strong role model for other team members. Acts as a valuable, collaborative team player, willing to take on a variety of roles within a team including leader, follower, and facilitator. Actively promotes team success and encourages others to contribute to the greater good. Experience managing other finance professionals in a professional setting is necessary.
Ability to think and act strategically. Looks at issues affecting the team from a larger, longer-term perspective than just day-to-day task-execution. Demonstrates flexibility when approaching complex situations and often uses creative methods/solutions to avoid conflicts and/or negative outcomes.
Insists on accountability of self and others. Understands the relationship between individual and team objectives and the broader company goals. Resolves problems proactively.
Strong client service skills are required for this position: excellent writing skills and effective personal communication skills are a must. Develops effective written correspondence. Actively listens to others and conveys information clearly and concisely. Can make effective presentations and routine communications to smaller audiences. Excellent listener.
Demonstrates unwavering integrity and instills confidence in others. Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
Outstanding project management skills with proven ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing, fast-paced environment. Desire to improve processes, take initiative and solve problems. Passion for driving results and delivering constructive change.
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
Strong working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
PFM is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.
PFM is an equal opportunity employer (EOE, M/F/D/V) and maintains a drug-free workplace.
PFM is a recognized national leader in providing financial and consulting advice to public sector, non-profit and other institutional entities. For more than forty years, PFM has advised many of the country’s largest municipal and institutional entities including states, counties, municipalities, townships, boroughs, authorities, school districts, not-for-profit organizations, and pension funds. The firm has more than 350 employees located in every region of the country.