Sr. Consultant, Reconciliation & Control, Middle Office Trade Processing, HFS
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:
Actively perform/review/analyze reconciliation results for different Financial products including, but not limited to Inter Co Investments, Stocks, ETFs, Fixed Income products, different OTC products etc. and disseminate the right results to relevant Shared Service Groups and Tri Party Operating stream.
Actively engage with different Shared Service Groups (SSGs), Client and Primary Admin stream to timely resolve any open breaks, issues and provide most timely updates for any inquiries and SLA issues to every stakeholder(s) involved
Work closely with SSG groups, Relationship Management stream and Client parties to create, define and document process op model and efficiency reference materials
Actively work with the extended teams at different geographical locations and provide the best possible information and training all while maintaining the highest level of data integrity
Work closely with in house technology resources to problem solve and improve processes that increase scalability and bring in right controls and efficiency in the process
Work actively with the Team Lead and Managers in providing accurate feedback on different processes and team affairs and assist in executing action plans
Act as a key point of contact and subject matter expert in day to day operations and actively look to participate in all new account events and project initiatives
Knowledge / Skills:
Able to work in tight SLA schedules and able to manage multiple tasks without losing focus
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications
Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment
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 18,100 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 June 30, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:
$135 billion in banking assets
$8.1 trillion in assets under custody
$10.7 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$1.1 trillion in assets under management