• Assistant Treasurer / Director Investor Relations

    Requisition ID 2018-7435
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/9/2018 9:33 AM)
    Position Type
    Full Time
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    In this exciting role you will manage the company’s Treasury function and Investor Relations. Provide leadership in defining and executing the Treasury function’s strategic objectives for the company. Provide subject matter expertise as an enterprise-wide senior treasury/cash professional, capital markets, negotiate department agreements, review Treasure strategies and impact on financial covenants and liquidity. Oversee the administration and execution of all lending agreements. Maintain strong bank and investment account relationships. Primary investor relations contact for sell-side analysts, buy-side analysts and institutional investors. Provide investor relations counsel and market intelligence to CFO and CEO, including industry trends, peer analysis and capital markets intelligence that may impact the company and its positioning in the investment community. Responsible for creating investor conference presentations, organizing corporate events including analyst days, roadshows and shareholder meetings.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    1. Provide leadership in defining and executing the treasury function’s strategic objectives for the company. Provides leadership, oversight and support for the various broad treasury activities.
    • Manage banking relationships and debt agreements to ensure adequate liquidity is available at the optimal terms.
    • Own and maintain strong relationships with service providers, including banks, brokers, money managers and rating agencies.
    • Oversee the Company’s liquidity position, including planning and execution of borrowing strategies. Identify liquidity opportunities, cash flow and develop strategies to enhance liquidity while reducing the overall cost.
    • Evaluate new strategic opportunities to improve financing flexibility and diversification of funding sources.
    1. Negotiate and structure financing transactions with external partners and establishes policies and procedures to support company’s capital structure objectives.  Assist with the following:
      • Evaluation and negotiation of debt financings to fund the Company’s growth and provide for adequate ongoing liquidity.
      • Perform financial analysis and modeling in conjunction with FP&A Leader.
      • Remain abreast of market trends and economic changes and how they could impact Pier 1.
    • Evaluate and implement solutions to finance capital expenditures.
    • Support strategic finance initiatives as needed including rating agency presentations, M&A, and financings.
    • Assist the CFO/Controller in projects and analysis, including senior management and Board recommendations and presentations.
    • Design and execute investor relations strategy including positioning, guidance, investor targeting and outreach.
    • Develop and cultivate relationships with sell side analysts and institutional investors.
    • Prepare all quarterly earnings deliverables, board materials and investor presentations.
    • Prepare benchmarking, competitive and financial analyses on home furnishings and furniture peers as well as specialty retailers.
    • Integrate knowledge of finance, communications, marketing and securities law compliance to partner with brands, corporate finance, legal, fast paced public relations, compensation & benefits, and SEC reporting teams.

    Education & Experience

    • 7 - 10 years’ experience with in capital markets treasury operations, investor relations, cash management, investments, [and credit]
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration with an MBA highly preferred
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software, especially Microsoft Excel.
    • Experience in analysis, forecasting, systems review, and problem-solving with particular attention to detail.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills resulting in the ability to comprehend and compose insurance, investment, and accounting communications.
    • Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation a plus.
    • Retail experience a plus.
    • Strong communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
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