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Cash & Collateral Analyst

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Job Location
Chicago
Employment Type
Regular
Department
Other Roles
Targeted Start Date
Immediate

DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 1,300 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

As a Cash & Collateral Analyst on our internal Treasury team, you’ll be part of a driven team responsible for managing a variety of cash/collateral/liquidity management functions across a diverse set of businesses.  This is a unique opportunity for someone who is interested in building on their financial skills in a dynamic and growth oriented trading firm.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Process funds transfers and manage incoming and outgoing cash effectively on a daily basis in multiple currencies and across multiple entities
  • Monitor firm-wide wire and cash activity to maintain sufficient cash balances
  • Liaise with banks to open new accounts, close retired accounts, respond to KYC requests, and address any account issues and queries
  • Issue and receive all firm margin calls; validate and reconcile all margin calls liaising with other teams as necessary
  • Report daily on the firm’s global liquid assets and collaborate with Treasury team members to invest excess cash
  • Project cash/margin requirements and liquidity position through analysis and financial reports
  • Maintain accuracy in financial transactions and reports; ensure security and confidentiality of financial records
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports on cash/liquidity positions and cash usage for senior management

What we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience in cash/collateral/liquidity management; previous experience working in financial markets preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • SWIFT and Foreign currency transaction experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of various trading/financing instruments and life-cycle events preferred
  • Working knowledge of general ledger systems and strong Excel skills
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic growing trading environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and communicate directly with all levels within the organization
  • Organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong business acumen and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical

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