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Treasury Analyst

Job ID: 5811

Updated: Jun 21, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Category: Finance/Accounting


About Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms.  Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.

Essential Job Functions

The Treasury Analyst will support several aspects of the Firm’s Treasury, Cash Management, and Partner Accounting activities. This includes responsibilities specific to day-to-day banking functions and related analysis, preparation of journal entries, assisting in the administration and renewal of insurance policies (non-benefit), partner compensation arrangements, loan programs, and special projects as necessary.


Essential Functions

  • Daily cash administration and analysis; assist in recommending borrowing strategies through cost analysis, modeling and analytics
  • Verify and process wire payments and ACHs, ensuring proper coding and approval, and prepare/record related journal entries
  • Provide support on non-benefit insurance matters (primarily Property/Casualty, General Liability, and Workers’ Compensation), including the annual insurance renewal process, certificates of insurance, claims management, and payment of premiums
  • Assist on various highly confidential and sensitive matters, including monitoring compensation arrangements, distribution memos, and loan documentation for partners
  • Assist with Cash Flow modeling/forecasting, borrowing cost analysis, etc.
  • Support the administration of the Firm’s credit agreement, including monthly reporting and Letters of Credit
  • Reconcile partner capital accounts and review interest payments on capital loans
  • Participate in other treasury-related tasks/projects as needed

Qualifications & Requirements

  • The Treasury Analyst will ideally have at least 2 years of experience in an accounting, finance, or treasury/cash management role in a law firm or professional services industry, showing progressive growth in responsibilities; will also consider candidates without experience that exhibit the aptitude and desire to learn and grow in the Treasury function
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business is required
  • Candidates should be detail oriented, possess strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills and have an understanding of finance, banking, insurance, and accounting concepts
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to take ownership of his/her assigned responsibilities with limited supervision
  • Individuals are expected to exhibit strong customer service, be highly organized, and comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Familiarity with Elite 3E Elite is a plus


  • Advanced  Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint skills are required
  • Elite 3E
  • Familiarity with commercial banking platforms


  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.


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