Treasury Analyst

RAND Corporation
Santa Monica, California (US)
Closing date
Dec 1, 2022

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Job Role
Nonprofit, Research & Development
Contract Type
Full Time
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RAND Treasury seeks an experienced Treasury Analyst. This role manages a broad range of day-to-day Treasury activities associated with liquidity, investments, financing, banking controls, and foreign exchange hedging.  On a periodic basis, the Treasury Analyst coordinates Treasury input for external and internal audits. Assists with corporate insurance and enterprise risk assessment. 


Cash management:

Monitors company’s daily cash position and determines cash balances available for investment. Conducts analysis to project cash flow and determine level of excess cash available or borrowing required.

  • Monitors short-term investment markets, recommends, and conducts cash investment transactions

  • Recommends and conducts line of credit borrowing transactions


  • Updates and maintains bank software configuration

  • Updates and maintains authorized signer documentation. Serves as primary interface with bank to resolve transaction and administrative matters

FX hedging - handles all aspects of FX hedging, including:

  • Working with contracts and research staff to determine expected FX inflows,

  • Recommending and pricing optimal hedges by referencing FX futures, forwards, and options markets,

  • Executing and managing (e.g., rolling, drawing down, swapping) hedge contracts

  • Maintains internal FX position report and reconciles to external reporting

Long-Term Investment Fund (LTIF) & Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association (VEBA):

  • Tracks daily LTIF and VEBA cash position and expected cash sources (e.g., investment distributions) and uses (e.g., capital calls, LTIF draws for operations) to project cash balances

  • Consults with external Investment Consultant to recommend public market transactions to raise or invest cash, and executes those transactions

  • Executes, upon approval, day-to-day public market transactions required to implement decisions of the LTIF Committee

  • Monitors and processes daily capital calls and distributions from private funds

  • Consolidates and reconcile multiple sources of investment information to create monthly and other periodic LTIF and VEBA activity reports

  • Serves as primary day-to-day RAND administrative contact for private fund administrators

  • Administration of new and additional subscriptions to private investments

Other Duties:

  • Works with Accounting to resolve complex investment accounting matters

  • Credit management

  • Confirm accuracy of bond and swap invoices

  • In concert with investment bank, tests RAND swaps’ counterparties’ MTMs

  • Annual external audit (e.g., coordinate provision of RAND Treasury materials for audits)

  • Assist with corporate insurance administration

  • Assist with Enterprise Risk Assessment administration

  • Other responsibilities, as assigned

Education Requirements

  • Minimum BS/BA in Finance or Accounting

  • MS/MA in Business Administration Preferred


  • 8 years minimum related experience required


  • Experience with MS Office, knowledge of accounting software packages (e.g. Workday)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiarity with GAAP

  • Strong Analytical skills

  • Detail Oriented

  • Experience with financial analysis, financial statement analysis, and quality assurance required

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA, DFA and/or CTP Preferred

  • Investment experience and investment accounting experience preferred


Santa Monica

Positions Open



Equal Opportunity Employer: race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/vet

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