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Sr. Consultant, Client Implementation, Hedge Fund Services

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Operations/Securities
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87972 Requisition #

Sr. Consultant, Client Implementation, HFS   

Job Description
Under general supervision, responsible for working with investment managers and in-house technology partners, operational areas, management and product development during the implementation process of onboarding a new Hedge Fund Services client. The Client Implementation function is responsible for onboarding third party clients onto the HFS platform and converting data sets from existing fund administrators or clients.

Major Duties

  1. Acts as the main point of contact with external investment managers and in-house technology partners, operational areas, management and product development during the implementation process.
  2. Involved on multiple implementation projects simultaneously from beginning to end.
  3. Engage with project manager to ensure structure for weekly client meetings including producing agendas and document and distribute takeaways.
  4. Interface with internal and external IT to ensure external IT setup is completed timely and within the constraints of the internal control framework.
  5. Identify and communicate bespoke client requests (for reporting and other IT builds) according to established guidelines.
  6. Ensure all necessary implementation tracking documents are initiated and maintained (client matrix, subway map, etc.).
  7. Perform analysis of financial statements and supporting documents as part of portfolio data validation.
  8. Carries out complex activities with significant financial, client, and/or internal business impact.
  9. Leverage NT tools and knowledge of financial instruments to onboard client’s portfolio into the NT HFS system
  10. Reconcile data to ensure accuracy of data loaded into the HFS system
  11. Able to serve as a key subject matter expert and mentor to other more junior level employees.
  12. Role is balanced between high level operational execution and development, and execution of strategic direction of business function activities.
  13. Strategic in developing, implementing and administering programs within functional areas
  14. Perform and oversee all processes related to daily trade break resolution stocks, bonds, listed options and futures, and OTC products

Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
    In-depth Functional / Industry knowledge is required
  • Experience in exchange traded securities settlement operations preferred, but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Bloomberg
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and familiarity with financial markets and instruments
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines in an extremely time sensitive conditions
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • Technical skills / systems knowledge is required

 

Education/Experience

  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • Technical skills / systems knowledge is required
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field.
  • Relevant proven work experience is preferred.

About Northern Trust:

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

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust 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!                

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

  • Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg
  • Top Financial & Banking CompanyBlack EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN'S Magazine

 

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

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