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Sr. Consultant, Financial Control, Citadel dedicated team, AFS

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Accounting Portfolio / Fund
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79052 Requisition #

Summary:

The job involves working for Northern Trust Alternative Fund Services, a Global fund administrator, specializing in administering assets of hedge funds, private equity managers, managed account platforms investing in alternative strategies and alternative funds of 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. The Senior Consultant role will be part of our Financial Control team dedicated to servicing a global, multi-strategy hedge fund with several billion dollars in assets under management from an Accounting and Financial Reporting standpoint.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

 Prepare and review month end net asset valuation packages, perform and review investor allocations, and generate and review investor statements

 Prepare and review regulatory filings on behalf of client, as necessary (e.g. Form PF, CPO-PQR)

 Prepare and 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 Alternative Fund Services shared 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

 Assist with the accounting responsibilities related to new fund launches

 Assist in building a high-performance team through learning, development and recruiting

 Participate within Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives

 Work integrally with international partners to troubleshoot queries related to the compilation of the month end net asset valuation packages

 Participate and present the month-end analytic package to client’s Global Controller and Financial Control staff

 

Knowledge / Skills:

 Excellent grammar, written and oral communication skills

 Excellent Excel and MS Office skills

 Ability to collaborate both internally and externally to manage a project from idea to implementation

 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



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.


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 Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.


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. Build your career with us and apply today.


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