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Specialist – Fund Accounting / UVRS 

Summary 
Northern Trust is seeking a business analyst to help redesign their fund accounting operating model. Fund Accounting and Unitized Valuation and Reporting Service (UVRS) provide valuation, accounting and administration services to North American Institutional and Global Fund Services investment manager clients. Fund Accounting and UVRS deliver fund accounting, net asset values, fund administration and regulatory reporting services to clients. Utilizing Northern strategic operating platform ensures that client valuation reporting requirements are delivered in a timely and accurate manner. 

Major Duties 
• Document and redesign fund accounting / UVRS operating model.  

• Process map NAV lifecycle from beginning to end. 

• Increase productivity and reduce risk thru automation of manual intensive process. 

• Deploy cognitive automation and robotic process automation where necessary. 

• Solve accounting problems within complex fund and pension structures. 

• Implement strategic system interfaces between: 
1. FIS Invest One Enterprise 
2. TLM P – transaction lifecycle management 
3. Fundmaster 
4. NAV Application 
5. Northern Trust Passport 
6. Transfer Agency systems 
7. Workflow applications 

• Day to day contact for system problems and production disruptions. 

• Carries out complex, extensive, high profile activities e.g. direct interaction with senior management and partner areas.
Knowledge / Skills 
• Demonstrates excellent analytical, consultative, communication and judgment skills 

• Cognitive Automation 

• Robotic Process Automation 

• Highly motivated and a self starter 

• Demonstrate ability to work well in a team environment 

• Display flexibility in dealing with change 

• Comfortable in building a new process and able to deal with change 

• Multi task in a start up environment • Must understand accounting and financial principals for numerous asset classes 

• Technically competent with the fund accounting system 
1. FIS Invest One Enterprise 
2. TLM – transaction lifecycle management 
3. Blue Prism RPA 
4. Internal Reporting 
5. Fundmaster 
6. NAV Application 
7. Northern Trust Passport 

• Displays both broad and in-depth knowledge in fund accounting, plus strong knowledge of related areas 

Experience 
• Minimum 10 years of global fund administration experience 
• Subject matter expert in the 7 systems listed above 


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 18,500 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 December 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:  
$10.1 trillion in assets under custody / administration 
$7.6 trillion in assets under custody 
$1.1 trillion in assets under management 
$132 billion in banking assets

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