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Senior Consultant - Financial Controls

Northern Trust

Description




Northern Trust is seeking a Sr. Consultant – Financial Controls for their location in Tempe, AZ and Chicago, IL.



Relocation assistance is provided.



The Sr. Consultant – Financial Controls will work with 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



●  Review month end net asset valuation packages


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


●  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 shared services 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


●  Drive the accounting responsibilities related to new client launches and conversions


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


●  Actively participate within Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives


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



Knowledge / Skills



●  Excellent written and oral communication skills


●  Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications


●  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



About Us



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.



Requirements




●  Minimum of 3 to 5 years of 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




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Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Accounting, Finance, Banking

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Description




Northern Trust is seeking a Sr. Consultant – Financial Controls for their location in Tempe, AZ and Chicago, IL.



Relocation assistance is provided.



The Sr. Consultant – Financial Controls will work with 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



●  Review month end net asset valuation packages


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


●  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 shared services 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


●  Drive the accounting responsibilities related to new client launches and conversions


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


●  Actively participate within Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives


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



Knowledge / Skills



●  Excellent written and oral communication skills


●  Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications


●  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



About Us



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.



Requirements




●  Minimum of 3 to 5 years of 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




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