Trade Analyst

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Job Description

Path is looking to add a Trade Operations Analyst to its dynamic group of professionals that are dedicated to simplifying crypto investing as a regulated investment advisor.

Based in Chicago, Path is a venture-funded crypto company with less than 100 employees. It provides automation technology to help investors more easily manage their cryptocurrency investments and strategies. Founded out of a personal need, Path has grown quickly and exponentially in its quest to help users. Visit to learn more.

And, while work experience and educational preparation are certainly important, we don’t hire resumes. We hire talented individuals based on our culture and values that can help us drive innovation and get us to the next stage of our business.


Our Trade Operations Analyst is a key hire who will be responsible for developing, executing, and optimizing trading systems and operations to execute portfolio management strategies in cryptocurrencies and other asset classes as required. This role will work closely with stakeholders across departments and will be dealing with large amounts of data while carrying out tasks within a certain time frame.

Your Core Contributions To The Team

  • Work closely with portfolio managers and analysts to execute investment strategies. 
  • Own all aspects of trade operations lifecycle (trade entry, reconciliation, settlement, and reporting).
  • Contribute to ad-hoc initiatives and projects as required.
  • Leverage portfolio management system for trade entry and portfolio monitoring.
  • Ensure timely settlement of trades and accuracy of books and records.
  • Lead and manage trade operations-related process projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize conflicting requirements.
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment where continuous innovation and ambiguity is the norm.

About You

Knowledge, abilities, and qualifications

  • Knowledge, abilities, and qualifications
  • Must have 2+ years of experience in a trade execution or trade operations at an asset manager and/or a financial institution.
  • Exposure to the cryptocurrency market is a major plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrable understanding of trading operations (trade entry, reconciliation, settlement, and reporting).
  • Strong attention to detail and operational accuracy.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with senior management. 
  • Active FINRA Series 7 and 66 or the ability to obtain within 90 days is required.
  • Intellectual curiosity, ability to develop and defend contrarian views, and passion for financial markets, investment strategies, and the digital asset space.
  • A proven ability to function efficiently and problem-solve in a fast-paced and time-critical environment.

What We Provide You

Path works hard to provide benefits that make your life better. We offer a comprehensive benefit program that features:

  • Health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental, and vision plans.
  • A 401(k) plan with a company match.
  • Free gym access in the Chicago office.
  • A generous paid time off program.

All The Other Stuff

This position reports to our Chief Administrative Officer and is an exempt position.

Path is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. We are committed to building an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination and harassment, where opportunities are available to everyone based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. 

The job functions listed above represent the primary duties and responsibilities of this job and in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by you. Other duties and responsibilities within the scope of this job may be assigned.  You will be required to follow all instructions and to perform all duties requested by your manager; subject to reasonable accommodations and within the scope of the position.

Path participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Path is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity

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