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Consultant Derivatives, Hedge Fund Services

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Operations/Securities
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89288 Requisition #

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust employee (Partner), you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing adjustments to individuals with health conditions and disabilities. If you would benefit from adjustments for any part of the employment process, please inform the recruiter to discuss your individual requirements.

We strive to have a globally diverse workforce where engagement and inclusion drive business excellence. We believe in the power of collaborative partnerships and are proud to work with a number of organisations across EMEA who provide us with ongoing knowledge, education and insights to support our efforts. 

We monitor our progress by participating in market benchmarks which assess industry best practice and are delighted to have received a Silver Award from the Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index over two consecutive years, and a Gold Award from the UK Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

Role/ Department:
The role involves working for a Global fund administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds. Familiarity with Over-The-Counter (OTC) products would be advantageous. The successful candidate is a strong performer who takes ownership of responsibilities and achieving objectives.  Team focus and the ability to function independently in a fast-paced, dynamic and demanding environment is essential. This person is proactive in resolving conflict and demonstrates exemplary follow-through. He/she adds value by working on a number of simultaneous tasks/projects while paying special attention to detail. The ideal candidate is an effective communicator and works well with partner areas.  

The key responsibilities of the role include:
•    Understand, escalate and successfully coordinate all breaks associated with daily process flow.
•    Daily support for the client across asset classes.  This includes confirmation/affirmation, cash settlement, deal enrichment, reconciliations and troubleshooting.
•    Escalate issues and signoff on daily process requirements.
•    Ensure that all procedures and responsibilities are completed in accordance with internal and client policies
•    Post necessary activity in trade system accurately in a timely manner. 
•    Create and review reconciliation reports and settlement comparisons dictated by our service level agreements
•    Investigate trade and settlement outages, and escalate as needed.
•    Communicate trade discrepancies to internal partners and assist in resolving mismatches between the client and its counterparties.
•    Review trade matching and affirmation for OTC trades on trade date between the client and its counterparties.
•    Help coordinate testing and connectivity with client’s banks, custodians and prime brokers through the various electronic platforms.

Skills/ Qualifications:
•    Understanding of OTC Middle Office or Operations with a focus on TRS.
•    Knowledge of CDS and the ICE platform, and OTC equity options and the MTM platform.
•    Ability to handle multiple tasks under extremely time sensitive conditions.
•    Paramount client service & analytical skills.
•    Familiarity with Hedge Fund structures, products and financial instruments.
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Working with Us:

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways:

Financial – Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension/ Gratuity, Annual Pay Review

Work Life Balance – Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days

Health & Wellbeing – Private Medical Insurance, Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development – Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

And Finally 

We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us.
We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.
Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.


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Reasonable Accommodation
Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center or call 1-800-807-0302 (North America), +630-276-5353 (Asia Pacific), 1800-425-0333 (India), +44(0)207 982 4357 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
  • APAC/India EEO Statement
    • APAC/INDIA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

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    • Canada EEO STATEMENT

      Northern Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring and other employment decisions at Northern Trust are made without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, ethnic origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, record of offences, marital status, family status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law, regulation, or ordinance.

  • EMEA EEO Statement
    • EMEA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

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    • USA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy of The Northern Trust Company to afford equal opportunity in all phases of employment without regard to an individual's age, race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic tests and information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EEO poster (U.S.)EEO is Law Poster Supplement