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Co-op, Corporate Treasury
at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US)
Boston, MA

Co-op, Corporate Treasury
at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US)
Boston, MA

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The Vertex Co-op Program offers students the opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical industry from a hands-on perspective. You will be working closely with and learning from some of the brightest people in the industry. When you join our co-op program you should not be surprised to see that our environment is one that is innovative and team oriented, where collaboration is not just a word, and "we are fearless" is in everything we do. Students can expect to be challenged by their project plan, connect with other co-ops, and feel valued by the Vertex community. Not only will co-ops learn about their day-to-day tasks through their specific work assignments, but they will interact and have exposure to our organizational leaders and their teams through a series of Professional Development Workshops.

Be FEARLESS... Join us and help kick start the path to your career!

Co-op Program: (July- December), Full Time, 40 Hours/Week

Job Description

  • Aid in management of foreign exchange risk hedging program: compile the quarterly cash flow and monthly balance sheet hedge plans, confirm the foreign currency contracts with the counterparties and update treasury management system.
  • Help prepare bank account documentation and monthly instructions to external investment portfolio managers.
  • Assist with implementation and integration of a new provider of commercial banking services
  • Support balance sheet cash forecasting process: collect, analyze and aggregate the inputs on global liquidity and cash spend from a diverse group of corporate stakeholders.
  • Facilitate preparation, remittance and accurate recordkeeping of treasury payments, including periodic interest and capital lease payments, funding of foreign subsidiaries and settlement of foreign currency trades.
  • Liaise with Corporate Accounting to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting related to global liquidity, foreign exchange hedging and credit arrangements.
  • Play an active role in the collateral documentation, implied cost of borrowing analysis and execution of new capital lease transactions.
  • Take part in monitoring, updating and testing of internal controls related to Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 for Corporate Treasury.


  • Outstanding analytical capabilities and problem solving skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Aptitude to manage competing priorities and meet expected deadlines.
  • Advanced MS Office skills, including intermediate Excel and PowerPoint expertise.
  • Genuine interest in corporate finance and financial risk management.
  • Strong work ethic, diligence and desire to learn.
  • Ability to follow through and carry projects to completion.

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