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Financial Analyst (Treasury)

DATE:  May 3, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  125353
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus

Job title: Financial Analyst (Treasury)

General Summary: Treasury is responsible for developing, recommending, and executing financial policy. It sets appropriate capital structure, ensuring that at all times the company has the liquidity to meet its obligations and fund strategic initiatives. Treasury also identifies and manages risks that could erode financial strength. Treasury's key areas of focus include corporate finance, capital markets, financial risk, and treasury operations.

Reports to: Sr. Manager, Treasury & Risk Management


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


• Ability to apply corporate finance theory in the development of capital structure and financial policy recommendations

• Demonstrates knowledge of capital markets, economic theory, and banking industry, along with related regulations

• Manages relationships with internal business partners as well as key external parties including banks and investment advisors

• Demonstrates knowledge of banking services and interprets data to execute strategy

• Demonstrates ability to discern key trends influencing the balance sheet and cash flows, assists in managing liquidity to fund business / strategic initiatives, assist with developing long-term financial projections, and recommending financial targets

• Demonstrates basic understanding of domestic and international banking transactions and advises on account structure and services

• Assist with preparing, maintaining, and improving the short-term cash forecast. Analyze variances to forecast and work with necessary parties across all business units to resolve

• Assist with creating and updating the long-term cash forecast

• Assist with preparing, maintaining, and improving the interest expense forecast. Analyze variances to forecast and work with necessary parties across all business units to resolve. Assist in preparing the interest expense budget

• Assist in evaluating and making recommendations on the investment of excess cash balances. Ensure compliance with the investment policy guidelines

• Willingness to assist on other projects relating to the finance area



Required Skills and Compentencies:

  • Demonstrates analytical, strategic, presentation creation, and spreadsheet modeling capabilities
  • Ability to communicate clearly and consicely, both orally and in writing
  •  Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives



  • 1-3 years’ relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, CTP/CPA credential a plus


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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