The Virginia Tech Foundation (VTF) (http://www.vtf.vt.edu/) was established in 1948 to receive, manage and disburse private gifts in support of Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech was founded in 1872 and offers 215 programs to over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As of March 31, 2018, the Foundation’s total assets were $1.86 billion, of which $1.1 billion was invested in the Foundation’s consolidated endowment program.
The Office of Investments and Debt Management (IDM) (https://www.idm.vt.edu/index.html) oversees the financial assets of the university and its related Virginia Tech Foundation. Responsibilities of the Office include the investment oversight of the Foundation’s endowment and deferred gifts program, and the management, accounting and reporting of various operating and short-term investment funds. The Office also manages the comprehensive debt program for the university and other university-related corporations. The program includes securing debt financing for many of the capital projects located on-campus and at the adjacent Corporate Research Center, as well as maintaining compliance of all bond covenants. The University Treasurer and Associate VP for Finance, VTF, oversees a team of 10 individuals within the Office of Investments and Debt Management.
The Treasury Manager/Analyst will report to the University Treasurer and Associate VP for Finance, VTF, and is responsible for managing the daily operating cash balances of the university’s and Foundation’s main bank accounts and maintaining various in-house fixed-income portfolios. Additionally, the position manages numerous operational details of the debt and planned giving programs. The Manager/Analyst also compiles various reports related to the Hotel Roanoke and the planned giving program, and coordinates with the various accounting personnel to ensure accuracy. Experience with Microsoft Excel and general software/IT systems is an important attribute along with the willingness and ability to learn and maintain new software programs. A basic understanding of accounting is also an important attribute. The candidate must have a sincere interest in the non-profit sector and have an innate sense of responsibility with regard to representing the Foundation.