Treasury Specialist in Chicago, IL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 3/25/2021

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Treasury Specialist
Chicago, IL
TradeStation is an on-line brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We have built a team of amazing people who work together in a high performance culture to provide our clients with exceptional products and services.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a generous PTO policy. 
The Treasury Specialist will be responsible for processing customer funds transfer requests of cash and positions in a self-clearing environment.  The candidate will also handle account reconciliations and act as a liaison between our Sales and Client Services departments to respond to Treasury related inquiries.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Process various types of Treasury deposit and disbursement requests including but not limited to wire transfers, checks, ACHs, journal entries of cash and/or positions between customer accounts, currency conversions, fee processing and transactions for other vendor offerings
  • Account reconciliation
  • Record retention
  • Participate in responding to Treasury related inquiries from colleagues in different departments
  • Responsible for multiple Treasury functions for business continuity during disaster recovery situations
  • Ability to travel for disaster recovery, training and other business purposes
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Must be able to prioritize workload to ensure multiple deadlines are met
  • Able to meet commitments in a fast-paced environment with frequent changes
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be flexible.
  • In depth knowledge of regulatory guidelines, internal firm policies and Compliance/AML requirements and how they pertain to processing
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • College degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in Treasury/Cashiering or self-clearing brokerage operations experience and/or training required
  • Accounting and reconciliation experience required
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • SunGard Phase 3, RJO GMI, or other back office brokerage systems a plus