Treasury Associate/Analyst at GCM Grosvenor | Powderkeg


As a member of the Treasury team within GCM Grosvenor’s Finance Department, the Associate/Analyst will have a primary focus on conducting investment operations-related responsibilities for GCM Grosvenor advised funds pertaining to cash and liquidity management, portfolio hedging and counterparty risk management, as well as ensuring that the decisions of the appropriate governing bodies and investment committees are implemented appropriately.


  • Responsible for liquidity management of GCM Grosvenor advised funds that invest in hedge funds, private equity, real estate, and infrastructure investments. Responsibilities include cash forecasting, payment processing, FX exposure management, liquidity management reporting, temporary investments, etc.
  • Liaise with the firm’s external vendors including banks, administrators, and trading counterparties. And with internal departments including Investments, Portfolio Management, Legal, Fund Finance and Client Services.
  • Participate in FX exposure management through forecasting, pre-trade preparation, and settlement of foreign exchange transactions.
  • Assist in the establishment and ongoing support of credit facilities.
  • Assist in the management of banking relationships including bank account opening and ongoing maintenance.
  • Support securities and derivatives trading activity.
  • Participate in the management of counterparty risk by diversifying exposures to various counterparties, monitoring the financial health of counterparties, including credit ratings and CDS premiums, reviewing quarterly and annual financial reports and presenting trends to the CFO.
  • Design and implement control techniques including working with Information Technology staff to develop and implement automated solutions and find ways to leverage existing technology and software.
  • Implement, and execute policies and procedures to reduce operational risk and gain efficiencies.
  • Participate in cross-department working groups and special projects as required.
  • Provide the highest level of client service to Grosvenor’s clients and internal stakeholders.


  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or other relevant major with a superior grade point average.
  • 1 – 3 years of business experience in the financial industry. A prior focus in the asset management segment of the financial services industry is preferable, and particularly in the alternative investment segment.
  • Working knowledge in the following areas is ideal:
    • Cash flow forecasting and settlement
    • Lending facilities management
    • Hedging foreign currency exposure
    • Monitoring various counterparties
  • Experience with banking portals and treasury management systems is desirable.
  • Background in foreign currency funds and valuation a plus.
  • Experience with general ledger and portfolio software is desirable.
  • Proven ability to take control and manage tasks independently to closure.
  • Strong interest in furthering technological initiatives to create efficiency and reduce risk.
  • Excellent writing and listening skills with a proven ability to disseminate information effectively and articulate thoughts in a clear, concise manner to both clients and staff through written correspondence, presentations and/or meetings.
  • Attention to detail and concern for quality and accuracy of final product (and ability to balance that concern with deadlines).
  • High degree of integrity and the ability to recognize the requirements of confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated self-starter, continuous learner and independent thinker who can work collaboratively with others.
  • Outstanding decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have strong PC experience and be highly proficient in MS Excel, MS Word.


In terms of cultural fit, the successful candidate will be self-motivated and energized by working amongst a group of thoughtful, smart and successful colleagues. He or she will enjoy being part of an organization focused on excellence and will be a naturally collaborative person who enjoys interacting with individuals at all levels. Additionally, he or she will be a strong team player with a proactive approach and the ability to exercise discretion and judgment.


GCM Grosvenor (Nasdaq: GCMG) is a global alternative asset management solutions provider with approximately $76 billion in assets under management across private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, and absolute return investment strategies.

The firm has specialized in alternatives for more than 50 years and has a diverse, engaged team of approximately 530 professionals serving a global client base. We are proud to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package focused on health and wellness, retirement planning, and diversity and inclusion.

The firm is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Sydney. For more information, visit:


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Treasury Associate/Analyst
  • Company
    GCM Grosvenor
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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