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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Treasury & Risk Management Professional (2830) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Treasury & Risk Management Professional (2830)

Requisition ID 2830 - Posted - Regular - Full-time - Finance and Accounting

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, customer-owned LES is one of the nation’s leading utility companies. We’re recognized for low costs, reliability, financial stability, innovation, environmental stewardship, community involvement and exceptional customer service. So, if you are looking for a career, and not just a job; if you value working in an atmosphere that values passion and talent, high personal standards, service excellence, the environment and the community in which we live- LES may be the place for you.

Job Title

Treasury & Risk Management Professional

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$69,693.00 - $87,116.00


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Financial Services


Do you have a knack for banking, investing, and developing strategies to safeguard assets, forecast liquidity needs, and maximizing returns? Be part of an organization exemplifying passion, high standards, and serving the community in which LES resides. LES’s Treasury & Risk Management department is looking for qualified candidates to utilize their financial skills while also getting exposure to LES’s risk management area. This is not a remote position and requires daily residency within reasonable commuting distance to LES in Lincoln, Nebraska. Ready to be part of a team making an impact every day? Apply today!


Job Technical Skills – Responsible for providing support and analysis in the treasury and risk management areas, including District Energy Corporation (DEC). Specific responsibilities include managing, analyzing, and reporting investments, banking, retirement plan support, property/casualty insurance, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Southwest Power Pool credit compliance, and department budgeting. Leads medium to large projects with minimal guidance. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Assists with the analysis of all property and general liability insurance policies and loss claims through periodic interactions with internal departments, insurance brokers, underwriters, and the city.

  • Provides support for the Enterprise Risk Management Committee, including developing communications and activities.

  • Assists with the review, update and completion of the Annual ERM Report for senior leadership, Administrative Board and appropriate board committees.

  • Supports management of investment portfolios in accordance with each entity’s respective Investment Policy and Program, including the purchasing and selling of diverse investment products in management of liquidity needs.

  • Assesses broker performance and makes recommendations to optimize investment performance.

  • Assists with updating and implementing policies and procedures within assigned department regarding investments, insurance, cash management, etc.

  • Assists with the selection, implementation, maintenance, procedure-writing and testing of enterprise software.

Initiative – The successful candidatetakes action on his/her own without being prompted; handles problems independently; able to resolve issues without relying on extensive help from others; does more than is expected or asked.

Critical & Analytical Thinking – The ideal candidate uses logical thought processes to analyze information and draw conclusions. Skilled at finding logical flaws in arguments and plans; identifies problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations.

Project Management – Seeking a candidate who establishes project goals, milestones, and procedures, defines roles and responsibilities, acquires project resources, coordinates projects throughout company, monitors project progress, and manages multiple projects.

Quality Orientation – The individual in this position holds self and others to being attentive to detail and accuracy, maintains high quality work, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems while encouraging a quality focus in others.

Teamwork – The ideal candidate has the ability to effectively interact, cooperate, collaborate, and manage conflicts with other people. Shows enthusiasm toward being a member of the group; actively participates in team meetings and activities; leverages the skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems; supports team decisions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field, and

  • Two years of progressively more responsible investment and risk management experience; or

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

  • MBA is preferred.


Professional certification such as Associate in Risk Management (ARM) preferred.

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