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Financial Analyst - Treasury

Company: Robert W. Baird
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Treasury team is responsible for monitoring Baird's liquidity and balance sheet, cash flow, funding sources and uses, foreign currency exposures and returns on capital. The Treasury team works closely with outside credit providers and other groups within Baird, including risk management, operations and capital markets, to support Baird's growing business. The Treasury team prepares forward looking models supporting future financing decisions and dividend policies, oversees hedging strategies and manages Baird's balance sheet including cash and debt activity.As a Treasury Analyst, you will:The Treasury Analyst supports the Treasury team. The duties and responsibilities of the Treasury Analyst include, but are not limited to, the following major categories of Treasury team responsibilities:

  • Cash & Balance Sheet Management - Manage BFC cash fundings and payments. Record daily cash and debt balances and project future cash needs based on projected cash inflows and outflows. Ensure proper recording of cash and debt activity in the Treasury system. Prepare daily cash forecasts.
    • Manage Treasury Monthly Close Process - Execute intercompany, cash and debt journal entries and journal entries charging business units cost of funds according to Treasury policy. Prepare interest and cost of funds reporting for distribution to the business units and overall Treasury dashboards.
      • Credit Relationship Management - Prepare and deliver bank borrowing notices and related debt activity. Manage bank and private placement distributions and required deliverables. Prepare quarterly debt covenant calculations and reporting. Assist in preparation of materials for periodic bank meetings.
        • Hedging - Prepare hedging analysis and review effectiveness of hedging decisions on foreign currency and/or interest rates.
          • Liquidity Management - Prepare analysis of historical and projected trends in sources and uses of liquidity (cash, inventory, bank borrowing, repurchase agreements). Prepare monthly liquidity models and stress testing scenarios.
            • Budget - Prepare treasury budget including projecting key balance sheet items and related interest income and expense. Assist in preparation of materials in support of foreign currency and interest rate projections.
              • Committee Meetings - Prepare various analysis of historical and projected cash and debt activity in support of liquidity and funding decisions made by the Finance and/or Treasury Committees. Prepare materials for monthly Treasury Committee meetings.
                • Special Projects -Assist in preparation of ad-hoc pro forma analysis of cash, debt and financial covenants in support of long-term debt and dividend strategies. Participation in other treasury team, department or firm-wide projects and initiatives.What we look for:
                  • Bachelor's degree in Business (Finance or Accounting preferred)
                  • Advanced degree/MBA is beneficial
                  • 0-3 years of experience preferred
                  • Willingness to obtain Series 7 licensing within agreed upon time
                  • Willingness to obtain Bloomberg certification
                  • Attention to detail, accuracy and reliability with a drive for continuous improvement
                  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to work effectively as a team player
                  • Produces high quality, timely and accurate work output
                  • Organizational and time management skills with the ability to work independently, complete multiple concurrent responsibilities, proactively communicate and take initiative
                  • Problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to take ownership as needed with a desire for continual learning
                  • Anticipate client needs and provide superior service
                  • Gathers appropriate information to identify and recommend process improvement opportunities.
                  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products with an emphasis on Excel#LI-YA1Commitment to Inclusion & DiversityBaird is committed to inclusion & diversity for our clients, our associates and the communities where we live and work. This commitment stems from our culture of integrity, genuine concern for others and respect for the individual. We view inclusion & diversity as an ongoing journey - one of shared responsibility, continuous improvement and a focus on progress. We invite you to join us as we work together to foster an environment where diversity unites rather than divides us. Learn more here.

Keywords: Robert W. Baird, Milwaukee , Financial Analyst - Treasury, Accounting, Auditing , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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