Financial Analyst

Job Description

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 1200 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 Financial Analyst, part of the Accounting & Finance team, you will have an opportunity to develop your financial, data analysis and technical skills.  You will work cross-functionally with Risk, Treasury, Technology, Business Strategy, Accounting and Operations teams to collaboratively formulate solutions. Utilizing data-driven insights, you will create reports that help the firm make business decisions.  This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in an aggressive, fast-paced and rapidly growing trading environment.

What you'll do:

  • Prepare and analyze financial reports depicting firm performance
  • Monitor and evaluate performance of trading strategies by applying a variety of industry metrics
  • Organize and reconcile data received from the operations, treasury, accounting and technology departments to ensure accuracy and consistency
  • Interface directly with operations staff to resolve daily balancing differences
  • Develop and test new financial reports that further the company’s understanding of key performance indicators and communicate the implications to senior leaders
  • Refresh and build customized interactive Tableau reports and dashboards
  • Support business partners with ad hoc requests

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-2 years of financial analysis and/or reporting experience desired
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to organize and interpret large amounts of data
  • Meticulous, organized and proficient at managing multiple workstreams simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with comfort level presenting to leaders
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment under tight deadlines
  • Highly proficient in Excel; SQL and Tableau experience preferred
  • Previous experience in the financial markets industry preferred

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