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Vice President, Assistant Treasurer

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Job Type:  Accounting/Finance
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting in and supporting all functions that report to the Treasurer, including: Capital Markets, Treasury Operations and Reporting, Cash Forecasting and Investments, Financial Risk Management, and Investor Relations. The role will work closely with the Treasurer to support the Company’s M&A program, drive strategic implementation of Treasury products and services, and provide best-in-class analysis of complex financial problems.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with senior management in analyzing the Company’s capital plan and strategic finance initiatives (rating agency presentations, business/M&A financing scenarios, capital structure updates, various debt/equity financing alternatives, working capital) 
  • Engage with investment banks in the issuance of debt and equity transactions (TLB, HY, follow-ons, etc.)
  • Develop reporting and modeling capabilities required to support the Company’s M&A funding requirements, and short-term and long-term liquidity forecasting needs
  • Partner with the Business Controllers, Corporate Finance, Procurement, and IT to establish procedures and to standardize/automate transactional processing
  • Help establish and maintain company-wide Treasury policies/internal controls, including implementation of a SOX control framework for the Treasury group and the Company’s payment processing
  • Oversee development of treasury reporting dashboards and bank reporting to senior management, and other internal stakeholders 
  • Develop appropriate reporting and modeling capabilities required to support short-term and long-term liquidity forecasting needs working closely with corporate FP&A
  • Oversee the treasury operations and cash management functions
  • Oversee the holdings of the Company’s Cash & Cash Equivalents and ensure alignment with investment policy and review monthly returns / assess yield performance
  • Lead in identifying financial risks (fx, interest-rate, etc) and developing hedging strategies to mitigate
  • Assist in developing the Investor Relations function, including involvement in the quarterly earnings process


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or business required
  • MBA or an advanced degree in finance strongly preferred
  • CPA/CTP preferred
  • CFA preferred
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience (or 6 years of experience with an MBA) with a track record of increased responsibilities within corporate treasury for a public company, treasury product sales or relationship management within a large bank, or DCM experience within the financial institutions group of a large bank
  • Collaborative and adept at facilitating an open exchange of ideas and building strong relationships
  • Intellectual curiosity and initiative to seek knowledge, and problem solve independently with minimal direct supervision.
  • Organization / Time Management: Maintains an organized approach to managing daily activities; is able to simultaneously juggle multiple demands to achieve optimal efficiency and productivity while ensuring business deadlines and requirements are met
  • Results Oriented: Exhibits strong drive for results and success; conveys a sense of urgency to achieve outcomes and exceed expectations; persists despite obstacles, setbacks and competing influences.
  • Teamwork: Fosters collaboration among team members and business partners throughout the organization; shows skill and ease at working in groups and senior leadership; contributes ideas, opinions and skills toward the achievement of a common goal
  • Leadership: Experience developing talent, inspiring and motivating teammates and achieving results


Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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