Our Treasury team is looking for an Analyst to join their team in Chicago!
The Treasury team ensures that the company can execute on its strategic vision by ensuring robust liquidity and capital levels through daily tactical liquidity management activities as well as developing and maintaining relationships with a diverse group of capital partners spanning the institutional investor and banking sectors.
As part of the team, you will play an integral role in supporting critical liquidity management operations and external investor reporting obligations. You will work closely with the Treasurer to monitor our liquidity position, execute sales of loan portfolios to our partners, prepare funding requests under our collateralized warehouse facilities, prepare weekly and monthly portfolio performance reports to our various financing partners, and assist in other ad-hoc analysis and financial modeling to support our liquidity and capital management strategies. You will become an expert in data quality management, partnering closely with the Business Intelligence team to ensure consistent and accurate reporting to our investors.
We are looking for someone with an interest in the financial sector, strong attention to detail, and comfort with managing multiple deadlines and projects at once. The person should ask questions and take initiative, going beyond the tasks at hand to spearhead improvements to our processes and practices. The person should be looking for a unique opportunity to discover the rapidly-growing FinTech sector from the ground up in a fast-phased, dynamic start-up atmosphere.
What you do at Avant
Join a lean team that owns treasury and capital markets strategy across the entire firm.
Take on responsibility to monitor and manage the firm’s liquidity levels.
Learn to monitor and manage data quality within large data sets.
Take part in strategic capital markets planning and execution.
Work cross-functionally with FP&A, Accounting, Data Services, Business Intelligence teams to manage and improve processes
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary
Why you are a fit for the role
1+ years of work experience in finance or a related field.
Bachelor’s degree (in business, finance, and/or accounting a plus)
Proficiency with Excel and other Office products.
Desire to work with vast data sets.
Analytical orientation to decision making.
Ability and interest in understanding treasury and capital markets strategy of a leading digital consumer lending company.
High level of inquisitiveness, initiative, and critical thinking.
Proven ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines at once.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and dynamic environment
At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:
We value, support, and help each other grow
We are committed to active inclusion and diversity
We are transparent and believe the best idea wins
We succeed when our customers succeed
We get sh!t done...responsibly
And we keep it fun!
We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.
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We believe that a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences helps us create the most innovative solutions for our customers. We invite you to apply to our positions even if you do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed in the description. If you’re passionate about our mission and aligned to our values, we hope you’ll come contribute to our awesome culture.
Why Avant is the place for you:
At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:
Authenticity. We show up to work as our whole selves and make sure others can too.
Collaboration. We can only succeed when we do so as a team.
Problem-Solving. The harder the problem, the more satisfying the solution.
Customer. We are all owners of the customer experience.
Initiative. Plan. Adapt. Get Sh!t Done.
We believe that great ideas come from anyone and anywhere, that everyone is an owner who drives change, and that we have more fun when we work together. We're problem solvers who love collaborating with intelligent and highly-motivated people to reshape the face of digital banking. Avant offers terrific perks and benefits, fun social events with employees who actually like hanging out together, and a flexible growth environment where trying your hand at new projects and being the active owner of your career path is encouraged and supported.
Some of our benefits include:
Choice of great Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plan options
Unlimited Paid Time Off
Flexible Work Environment
Generous Paid Parental Leave
Lunch Allowance (Fooda) and In-office Snacks
WFH Stipends for our Remote Employees
Access to LinkedIn Learning for Professional Development
No Meeting Wednesdays - (a.k.a. planned time to Get Sh!t Done)
Fun In-Office and Virtual Social Events
And who doesn’t love the swag
This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you’re fully vaccinated upon your start date or before working in or visiting our Chicago office. You’re considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination. Subject to applicable law and requests for accommodation.