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Sr. Treasury Analyst

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
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Nov 21, 2023

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The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is seeking a skilled treasury professional who thrives in a collaborative environment to join our treasury team.

The individual in this position will create cash forecasts, delineate and track the Authority's sources and uses of cash and be a subject matter expert on cash activity. In addition, this position will be responsible for managing the Authority's cash investments, assets custody and settlements within an established policy to optimize performance and liquidity.

The successful candidate will be a detail oriented, fast learner possessing superior critical thinking and project management skills among others, and have a demonstrated proficiency in Excel modeling.

Minimum Qualifications:


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or Accounting.


Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a professional treasury or finance organization.


Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and/or MBA preferred.

Medical Group:

Ability to satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this job either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary/Duties:

This position is responsible for supporting the treasury operations functions which include cash management, cash forecasting, and revenue controls. The incumbent coordinates with colleagues to determine the Authority's cash position for daily cash flows, reviews and provides cash flow guidance for excess and deficit cash positions, initiates purchases and sales of investment securities, reviews and analyzes internal reports established to monitor passenger revenues collected and processed, monitors and settles commodity hedges, monitors and initiates payments to support monthly and quarterly availability fees and debt service payments for short-term and long-term debt and maintains financial records. The incumbent is also responsible for monitoring and analyzing the capital markets and keeping informed of treasury technology. The Senior Treasury Analyst is self-motivated and prepares clear and meaningful analyses on the Authority's sources and uses of funds. Performs special assignments of an independent nature and has latitude for independent action within established guidelines. This is a hands-on position that requires the incumbent to be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, complex environment and communicate effectively. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to remain focused and organized is essential.

Invests available Authority cash in overnight or other money market investments, computes interest income, verifies transactions, and over sees investment account activities such as daily balance reconciliation, income, maturity, call schedule, etc. Generates monthly investment reports. Maintains accurate financial records with PeopleSoft and other financial tools.

Prepares the Authority's cash flow forecast. Maintains and improves the cash flow forecast model.

Supports the post issuance compliance of the long-term and short-term debt portfolio of the Authority by monitoring the covenants and procedures. Ensures initiation of timely transactions to fund the Authority's debt service accounts, interest expense and availability fees.

Provides project leadership and support in selecting and implementing new technologies, including the selection of new banking partners, investment dealers and systems.

Prepares high level compilations and analyses of various organizational data related to the management of cash in order to support Authority initiatives and/or make recommendations to management related to best practices.

Performs research on commodity markets, tracks the oil and electricity price movements, and maintains and improves financial models to analyze the pros and cons of the Authority's commodity hedging program. Provides updated reports on diesel, CNG, and electricity prices, and recommends viable hedging strategies.

Communicates with numerous internal and external individuals to accomplish Analyst responsibilities.

The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
  • Skills and/or behavioral assessment
  • Personal interview
  • Verification of education and experience (including certifications and licenses)
  • Criminal Background Check (a criminal conviction is not an automatic bar to employment)
  • Medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening (for safety sensitive positions)
  • Review of a current motor vehicle report


WMATA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.


The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority operates the second largest rail transit system and the fifth largest bus network in the United States. Safe, clean and reliable, "America's Transit System" transports more than a third of the federal government to work and millions of tourists to the landmarks in the Nation's Capital.

Metro has earned a worldwide reputation for security and architectural beauty. WMATA is clearly the employer of choice for over 10,000 area residents. The Authority was created in 1967 by an interstate compact to plan, develop, build, finance and operate a balanced regional transportation system in the National Capital area. Construction of the Metrorail system began in 1969. Four area bus systems were acquired in 1973. The first phase of Metrorail began operation in 1976. The final leg of the original 103-mile rail network was completed in early 2001. Metrorail now operates 83 stations. One line extension and three new stations are now under construction.

Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of 3.4 million within a 1,500-square-mile area. The transit zone consists of the District of Columbia, the suburban Maryland counties of Montgomery and Prince George's and the Northern Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church. Overall, about 40 percent of the region's residents commute to work on Metro.

Metro and the federal government are partners in transportation. Half of the 83 Metrorail stations serve federal facilities and 36 percent of the local federal workforce uses Metro. We are committed to being an integral part of the Washington metropolitan area by ensuring the best in safe, reliable, cost-effective and responsive transit services, by promoting regional mobility and by contributing toward the social, economic and environmental well-being of our community. Employees are Metro.; We are committed to providing a working environment that fosters a high standard of performance, recognition for contributions and innovations, mutual respect and a healthy quality of life.

We are committed to developing ourselves through technology, training and education. We recognize our diversity as a source of strength that enables us to attain individual and Authority goals. In addition to competitive salaries, Metro employees enjoy a number of attractive benefits. These benefits include paid time off in the form of vacations, holidays and sick leave; medical, dental, life insurances as well as long term disability. Retirement is planned for through a defined contribution plan and a deferred compensation plan. Alternative work schedules, teleworking and free transportation on Metrorail and Metrobus make for an great benefits package for WMATA employees.Jump to our website to apply online for current openings and save the link for future vacancies as they occur.



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