Quidel Corporation is a leading manufacturer of diagnostic healthcare solutions serving to enhance the health and wellbeing of people around the globe with respected products that provide healthcare professionals with accurate and cost-effective diagnostic information at the point of care (POC). Our core competencies and capabilities focus on immunoassay and molecular testing in the areas of infectious disease, cardiology, womens health, and virology.
Quidel is searching for a Treasury and Credit Risk Analyst to be responsible for owning the credit analysis process for existing and prospective customers as well as the companys portfolio of investments.
This position will set maximum exposure limits for customers based on thorough credit analysis, feedback from Commercial and Accounts Receivable, contract terms, and order activity. This role will also be responsible for reviewing orders that have been placed on credit hold, gathering data and feedback, and ultimately making a recommendation to release or not release orders that have been flagged for review.
As a member of the Treasury and Risk Department, reporting to the Director of Treasury and Risk, this position will also maintain oversight of the companys portfolio of investments, ensuring compliance with the Investment Policy, benchmarking portfolio managers, and ensuring that adequate liquidity is maintained at all times.
Analyze the financial strength of Quidel customers, recommend risk limits according to each counterpartys creditworthiness, and obtain appropriate approval.
Conduct ongoing monitoring of customer payment trends, ensure established terms are being met, and promptly take corrective action when necessary.
Maintain risk models that quantify value at risk for management; ensure that Commercial and Accounts Receivable teams are aware of customers that pose elevated risk to Quidel.
Review and action customer credit holds in a timely manner, obtaining input from Commercial and Accounts Receivable when necessary.
Lead the process of establishing letters of credit and other trade finance instruments to support pending orders.
Provide input to the Treasury cash flow forecast based on customer payment trends, liquidity needs, and investment maturities.
Ensure the companys investment portfolio remains compliant with the Investment Policy; investigate and communicate compliance issues to management in a timely manner.
Interact with investment portfolio managers to ensure liquidity needs are met, and portfolio strategy is being followed.
Prepare dashboards and reports that highlight key performance indicators.
Track bank fees, verify accuracy, and investigate discrepancies with banking partners.
Perform various duties related to bank account administration.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field.
Demonstrated experience/interest in financial analysis and investments.
Experience with Tableau or Cognos is a plus.
Proficiency in MS Office (i.e. Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) is preferred.
Advanced Excel and business intelligence software skills and/or a desire to gain expert level skills with these financial analysis tools.
Confidence and ability to influence different departments, that are often focused on different priorities, to ensure that risk levels and controls are maintained.
Ability to succinctly communicate risks to management.
Capacity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment at a growing company.
Familiarity with credit rating agencies and methodologies.
Interest in pursuing further professional qualifications in finance.
Experience with Tableau or Cognos is a plus.
Ability to work under general supervision following established procedures required.
Before you apply, please make sure you share Quidels values. We pride ourselves on keeping these values in mind every day as we execute on goals and plan for the future. We are seeking employees who share the same mindset and commitment to be customer driven, focused on execution, and new product oriented. We succeed by being determined, optimistic team players.
Quidel is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans). We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.