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Operations Analyst

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Job Location
Seoul
Employment Type
Regular
Department
Cryptoassets, Trading, Other Roles
Targeted Start Date
Immediate

Cumberland - a DRW Company is the cryptoasset arm of DRW, established in 2014 after early interest in cryptoassets and their underlying technology. Today, Cumberland is a global leader in cryptoassets, uniquely positioned between the traditional financial markets and the cryptoasset ecosystem. From our offices in Chicago, London and Singapore, we provide 24-hour access to a wide array of cryptoassets while helping the crypto ecosystem grow and evolve in a responsible, sustainable way.

As an Operations Analyst in our Seoul office, you’ll help manage the day-to-day operations of our cryptoasset trading business.  This person will be part of a small, hands-on team with an entrepreneurial spirit and will have the opportunity to work with other groups across the firm to refine operational procedures. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support for cryptoasset trading business, with an emphasis on optimizing reconciliation and post-trade settlement procedures
  • Liaise with internal cash management and operations teams
  • Help to streamline communications between trading desk, the cash management team and operations/back office teams
  • Monitor pending settlements
  • Communicate and liaise with counterparties and exchanges as needed
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement, technology upgrades and automation; implement solutions as needed
  • Respond to new, incoming counterparty inquiries;
  • Maintain relationships with bank representatives to efficiently instruct and settle wire activity for trade settlement and funding
  • Provide additional administrative support at the direction of senior management in the region

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Very strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Prior trading reconciliation experience
  • Proficiency in MS Excel; previous experience working with VBA or other tools for automation and process improvement (preferred)
  • Experience dealing with money transfers/wires and banking platforms
  • Must have ability to speak, read, and write in Japanese and/or Korean, as well as English
  • Solid understanding of financial product clearing and settlement processes (also a plus)
  • Previous experience working in fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • High sense of urgency and dedication to efficiency
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks/projects autonomously
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree

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