Alternatives Operations Analyst

Northern Trust Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 weeks ago

50 South Capital is a global boutique alternatives firm that provides unique, differentiated access to the world's best private equity and hedge fund investment opportunities. 50 South Capital was formed with the vision of building a team of experienced professionals while leveraging the network, reach and resources of a global asset management firm, Northern Trust. We believe this positions us to generate attractive risk-adjusted performance and most importantly, to provide a boutique client experience that investors seek in a long-term partner. As of December 31, 2019, we have $6.4 billion in assets under management and $3 billion in assets under advisement.

Job Summary

The Alternatives Investment Associate will be responsible for oversight of 50 South operations platform across Private Equity, Private Credit and Hedge Funds.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Primary liaison with Investment team and Fund Administrators supporting the funds daily activities

  • Oversee capital calls and distributions and working with Administritors to process transactions

  • Oversee quarterly reporting included the production and facilitation of quarterly reports and investor capital account statements.

  • Work with internal Northern Wealth Managers and OCIO to assist with client contact changes, transfers, documentation requests and other adhoc requests

  • Assist with the rollout of new fund products

  • Assist with compliance reporting and audit requests

  • Identify and drive opportunities for increased efficiency

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong investment operations knowledge (hedge and private equity)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Role interfaces with both front office advisors and middle/back office teams, so experience/understanding of operations across front/middle/back office is important

  • Well organized, detail oriented and disciplined in approach

  • High proficiency in Microsoft suite

Experience and Education:

  • CPA with 3-5 years of public accounting experience or:

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in investments (e.g., portfolio management, front office operations, program management, alternative investments operations)

  • Proven leadership and organizational skills to manage across disciplines required

  • Prior experience with alternative investments or investment operations required

  • Performed financial statement audits of either Hedge/PE Fu

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Alternatives Operations Analyst

Northern Trust