Senior Treasury Analyst

CME Group
Chicago, USA
25 Oct 2022
27 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Senior Treasury Analyst has primary responsibility for domestic daily cash management activities and ensuring adequate liquidity is available for the operating needs at international entities. This includes preparing daily cash position reports, initiating electronic funds and FX spot transfers, communication with Accounts Payable and Corporate Accounting regarding adequate funding as well as preparing weekly cash flow forecasts. Principle Functions include assisting Management in their activities such as generation of various reports and special projects. The incumbent oversees all bank account opening, closing, and maintenance processes and is the key contact for resolution of bank operating issues, including Treasury systems administration. The role will also assist the department in process review and improvement activities.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Prepare daily reports of cash activity for main bank relationships for review by Treasury Manager; reconcile discrepancies with bank without the need for review by Treasury Manager
  • Facilitate execution of short-term investments by purchasing or selling to meet daily liquidity needs, for review by Treasury Manager. Proactively conduct periodic reviews of short-term investment options and present alternatives to Treasury Manager.
  • Assist with resolving all cash management issues or problems on a timely basis, including bank account activity inquires without the need for review by Treasury Manager
  • Develop and implement business process improvements to increase efficiency and transparency in daily cash management functions
  • Monitor and ensure adequate liquidity by preparing and managing weekly cash flow forecasts.
  • Maintain relationships with Accounts Payable and Corporate Accounting to obtain up-to-date cash flow information related to AP, Tax, and Payroll payments
  • Manage/Oversee all bank account opening, closing, and maintenance activities.
  • Ensure compliance with key Treasury controls; assist with the update and maintenance of departmental process, control and policy documents.
  • Assist in the bank system security administrator role including user set-up, system functionality and issue resolution.
  • Work with departmental staff to maintain bank account database
  • Liaise w/ Accounting and other internal departments to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and informational requirements needed by those respective parties, including G/L entries and daily, monthly and quarterly reporting of such.
  • Liaise w/ various CME departments and the banks on system functionality to enhance efficiency
  • Participate in the assessment, procurement, implementation, and continued maintenance of a Treasury Management System, for global utilization.
  • Prepare various departmental reports and take on special projects as requested by Management
  • Responsible for the analysis and payment of bank fees after correcting any erroneous billings. Projects to undertake in this realm include a review greater use of compensating balances, a comparison of the competitiveness of CME's pricing, and a cost benefit review of bank account analysis software; to assist in managing this process
  • Work w/ Treasury Manager to conduct periodic review and analysis to optimize banking procedures and configures (e.g. concentration, collection and disbursement enhancements). Assist in ensuring that disaster recovery procedures are in place and fully functional

Skills & Software Requirements:
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities and problem-solving skills.
  • Financial modeling and the ability to manipulate spreadsheets is critical.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent follow through skills
  • Strong bank cash management systems experience, including payment processing, and short-term investing.
  • Experienced with Treasury Management Systems (Reval)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CTP designation preferred


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