Guggenheim Services, LLC

Accounting Associate - Back Office Operations

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 6 months ago(6/4/2020 3:14 PM)
Job Category
Treasury Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

The Operations Department provides back-office support for the Commercial Paper Programs managed by Guggenheim Treasury Services, LLC and is a seeking an Accounting Associate for Back Office Operations. Reporting to the Operations Director this person will reconcile and communicate daily cash for various entities.


This position is located in our Chicago office.

Essential Job Functions

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare settlement confirmations to be sent to customers
  • Reconcile and communicate daily opening cash positions for various entities
  • Confirm future payments with customers/counterparties
  • Verify that requests for funding comply with the parameters of individual deals
  • Monitor incoming paymentsUpdate interest rate and exchange rate data into the system
  • Input daily activity into the system
  • Reconcile daily system updates
  • Prepare and distribute cashflow projections
  • Prepare daily general ledger transactions
  • Close the general ledgers for various entities at the end of the month
  • Generate monthly investor reports rating agency reports and other ad-hoc reports as requested
  • Prepare supporting schedules for the annual audits
  • Work on special requests/projects as they arise

Preferred Qualifications

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business accounting preferred
  • No more than 2 - 4 years’ experience in financial services/operations
  • Excellent organizational skills and superior problem solving ability
  • Good written and verbal communications skills and a team player attitude
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately  
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Advanced knowledge of basic office and PC applications including MS Word and Excel

About Us

Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with three primary businesses: investment management, investment banking, and insurance services. We have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions, with professionals based in offices around the world. Our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity. You can learn more about our expertise and values by visiting and following us on Twitter at


To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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