Director, Treasury Operations
Avon Lake, OH 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

Avient Corporation provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include:

* Dyneema, the world's strongest fiber, enables unmatched levels of performance and protection for end-use applications, including ballistic personal protection, marine and sustainable infrastructure and outdoor sports

* Unique technologies that improve the recyclability of products and enable recycled content to be incorporated, thus advancing a more circular economy

* Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation and reduce carbon footprint

* Sustainable infrastructure solutions that increase energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural resource conservation and fiber optic / 5G network accessibility

Avient employs approximately 10,000 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care, a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and certified Great Place to Work. For more information, visit .

WHY AVIENT:

Avient Corporation is a world-class sustainable organization built on innovation, collaboration, and employee development. We are committed to providing a supportive and dynamic work environment where our diverse associates can grow and succeed, as well positively impacting our planet and the communities we serve. Our Great Place to Work culture, values, and benefits make Avient an employer of choice for top talent.

We believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.

Job Summary

Avient is seeking a dynamic and motivated Director, Treasury Operations who will help shape and lead the future state of our treasury function. In this role, you will lead our cash forecasting, optimize the movement of monies between regions and drive automation and enhancements in our treasury systems. You will be responsible for executing global treasury activities including banking operations, systems, financing, and investing. In collaboration with the treasury team, you will partner across the organization to develop and implement new processes, systems and reporting functions, including the implementation of a global treasury management system and expanding the company's existing cash pool to include operations of recently acquired businesses. You will have opportunities to lead, influence and grow outward and upward within our Treasury function.

Essential Functions

* Responsible for managing the treasury and banking activities of the global organization.

* Responsible for managing all aspects of cash flows and liquidity, including inter-company funding and repatriation strategies.

* Manage net interest expense by actively working with investment banks to achieve lowest possible debt interest rate and negotiating optimal interest income on global excess cash.

* Assure compliance with all terms and covenants of lenders or other capital suppliers, including reporting requirements.

* Keeps current with market trends and demands. Identify, monitor and satisfy the bank service needs of the company and operating subsidiaries, including familiarity with new and emerging banking products.

* Monitor the performance of the Company's key treasury service providers including banking partners, work station providers, data services providers.

* Supports execution of capital structure strategy.

* Lead FIS Quantum Treasury Management System implementation to optimize efficiencies.

* Manage the company's FX hedging program.

* Identifies areas for improvement and lead strategic planning for the global treasury function.

* Ensure SOX compliant business processes. Assist with other activities such as Internal & External Audit requests, creating & updating department policies and procedures, support new business expansion.

* Supervise and grow global treasury operation teams to execute treasury strategies and achieve objectives.

* Oversee Corporate Insurance function by collaborating with external risk manager, brokers, and internal teams such as legal, operations, corporate accounting.

* Other projects/duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience

* Bachelors in Business, Finance, Accounting or equivalent experience.

* 10+ years' experience in a corporate treasury function with domestic and international operations

* Experience moving cash between countries to maximize cash positions where needed.

* Experience implementing Treasury Management Systems (i.e. Kyriba, FIS Quantum/TRAX, etc.)

* Knowledge of treasury operations, risk management, banking industries and payment networks

* Executive supervisory experience leading teams and projects. Strong presence with the ability to enroll and influence others at various levels

* Must be highly organized, detail oriented, with strong problem-solving skills.

* Strong communication skills and comfortable interacting with internal and external parties

Additional Qualifications

* Detailed-oriented, and results driven

* Excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills

* Flexibility to handle changing requirements and multiple projects

* Willingness to take on new challenges and achieve results with urgency

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

* Self-motivated and effectively able to prioritize multiple responsibilities

Competencies

* Each position at Avient focuses on eight Core Competencies as a Leader of Self. Additionally, management positions focus on Leadership Competencies as a Leader of Others and/or a Leader of the Business. These competencies are designed to drive behavior that will ultimately help our associates excel at their current roles, while supporting individual and career development.

Physical Demands

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical and environmental demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

* Requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time, talking and listening.

* Typical work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate.

Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security (EHS&S) Requirements

* Avient integrates EHS&S into all aspects of our operations. Each position at Avient is responsible for complying with all applicable EHS&S requirements. Additionally, employees and management are responsible for reporting all EHS&S incidents immediately to ensure we keep EHS&S a priority within the organization.

Security includes physical security and cyber security.

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.


PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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