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Senior Analyst, Controller Group - Investor Accounting (Hedge Fund Services)

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Accounting Portfolio / Fund
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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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Role


The job requires working for a Global Hedge Fund Administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds. This individual will have a strong technical Accounting background; experience working within the Financial Services industry. The position involves understanding of various investment instruments like Non Trade Transactions, Collaterals, Various income and expense transactions, Money Markets etc..

 

Major Duties

  • Cash transfers and entries posting of various financial instruments.
  • Understanding of various financial instruments like Collateral, complex non trade transactions and money market trades.
  • Reconciliation to ensure all the activities processed are correct and break resolution as necessary.
  • Ability to work effectively with large amount of breaks related data.
  • Analyze and identify discrepancies between client’s position and counterparties with good troubleshooting skills.
  • Should have eye for details and accuracy.
  • Liaise effectively with team members, internal groups and external counterparties including executing brokers and clients to resolve discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to prioritise and see pending/aged breaks to completion.
  • Ensuring deliverables are adhered to as per agreed SLAs and in adherence with SOPs.
  • Should be capable of understanding various control checks.
  • Should be able to timely escalate all the issues.
  • Understand and minimize risks associated with breaks and position mismatches.
  • Respond quickly and accurately to queries in a high volume, time sensitive trading environment.
  • Developing action plans for resolution of outstanding issues.
  • Ability to work on ad-hoc activities.

 Accountabilities

  • Employees are required to comply with the regulatory regime in which Northern Trust operates as appropriate to the above role
  • Employees are expected to exercise due care and diligence, ensuring the areas the incumbent is responsible for are organised and controlled
  • Employees are required to observe proper standards of market, business and personal conduct, demonstrating integrity in the execution of duties
  • Reports to TL/ Section Manager

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2.0 years of experience in Financial Services environment, preferably, performing processes related to trades processing.
  • Good problem solving skills and results oriented.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Should be flexible for shifts and extended working hours.
  • Excellent spoken and written English and ability to write business correspondence.
  • Self-starter with the ability to function independently in a fast-paced, dynamic and demanding environment.
  • Good knowledge of the financial markets, instruments and back office functions.
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards.
  • Understanding of basic trade economics related to various financial product transactions is an addition.

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Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center or call 1-800-807-0302 (North America), +630-276-5353 (Asia Pacific), +44(0)207 982 4357 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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