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Senior Consultant, Financial Control, HFS

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Finance
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18034 Requisition #
Summary:  
The job involves working for Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, a Global fund administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds.  The successful candidate will be an ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function as an effective and strategic member in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding environment.  This individual will have a strong technical accounting background, experience working within the Financial Services industry and a proven track record of working well with and leading others. 
   
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review month end net asset valuation packages
  • Prepare and review regulatory filings on behalf of client, as necessary (e.g. Form PF, CPO-PQR, AIFMD)
  • Review year-end Financial Statements and work directly with external auditors and client to ensure accuracy of each fund’s annual reports
  • Interact with client and other shared services teams to obtain understanding of funds’ activities on a month to month basis
  • Work closely with technology resources to problem solve and improve processes that increase scalability 
  • Drive the accounting responsibilities related to new client launches and conversions
  • Assist in building a high-performance team through learning, development and recruiting
  • Actively participate within Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives
  • Work integrally with international partners to troubleshoot queries and provide feedback related to the compilation of the month end net asset valuation packages 

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment
  • Client focused 

Experience:
  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience
  • Experience with Investment Management and/or Financial Services; Hedge Fund specific a plus
  • CPA designation a plus 
  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Master’s degree a plus 
  • Big 4 public accounting experience a plus

For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

As of March 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:


$10.8 trillion in assets under custody/administration 
$8.1 trillion in assets under custody
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
$130 billion in banking assets

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