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Senior Consultant, Investor Accounting, HFS

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Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services is 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 in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding environment.  This individual will have a strong technical accounting background.

 

Major Duties:
• Prepare monthly/quarterly fund investor allocations
• Review fund documents in order to interpret and execute allocation requirements
• Prepare year end financial highlights and share capital disclosures for financial statements
• Interact with clients and other Hedge Fund Services teams to obtain understanding of funds’ activities and troubleshoot issues
• Work directly with new clients for coordination of system preparations during implementations
• Work closely with allocation vendor and internal technology resources to troubleshoot issues and scope new or desired functionality
• Consistently look to streamline and automate the reporting/analytical process with the use of technology

 

Knowledge/Skills:
• Excellent Excel and MS Office skills
• Detail-oriented and accurate in a fast-paced environment;
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with internal and external parties;
• Proven ability to organize a demanding workload;
• Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills;
• Self-motivation and an ability to work in a demanding and progressive environment meeting deadlines.
• Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment;
• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy


Experience:
• Technical accounting background
• Hedge Fund and/or Private Equity Experience strongly preferred

 CPA preferred 

• Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting strongly preferred, Master 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 18,500 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 December 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$10.1 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$7.6 trillion in assets under custody
$1.1 trillion in assets under management
$132 billion in banking assets 

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