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Sr Analyst, Asset Management Front Office Support

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Investment Management
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82698 Requisition #
Northern Trust Asset Management is a multi-asset class investment manager offering a broad range of investment solutions. The primary focus of this role will be to support the Portfolio Management teams in the overall management of their accounts and to provide dedicated “front line” support to allow them to focus on Investment Management and Trade Execution. Functions of the team include Trade Monitoring, Cash Monitoring, Position Monitoring, Counterparty and Venue Management, Account Setup and Maintenance, Corporate Actions Input and Responses, Exception Resolution, Performance Attribution Reporting, Custody FX instruction, Transaction Cost chargeback. Knowledge of investments, including terminology, instruments and general industry practices is required.  Strong analytical and communication skills are required to research and resolve queries and issues.  The ideal candidate must be able to work independently in a time sensitive environment

The key responsibilities of the role include: 
  • Serve as the primary day to day support for Portfolio Managers
  • Daily review of positions, market values and cash to validate accuracy. Investigate any inaccuracies identified and their impact on Portfolio Managers, and coordinate directly with Reconciliation team to resolve
  • Monitor trades originated by the Front Office to ensure timely matching, confirmation and reporting. Work with Trade Settlements team to address any trade discrepancies uncovered during the matching process. 
  • Serve as the liaison between the portfolio management and outsourced teams to resolve any data or processing issues
  • Ensure the timely and accurate setup of new accounts on investment management systems coordinating with the New Account Opening team
  • Work as part of a global team with members based in Chicago, Tempe,  London, Hong Kong and India


The successful candidate will benefit from having: 
  • Analytical skills to resolve and research queries and issues
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of securities markets and Portfolio Management
  • Proven understanding of the trading and settlement life cycle for equities, fixed income, futures and FX
  • Strong MS-Excel skills
  • Understanding of corporate actions
  • Experience with Bloomberg, FxAll and key NT Systems (e.g. BlackRock Aladdin, Charles River, Eagle) beneficial
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in investment management industry and/or investment operations role. College or University degree required.

About Northern Trust:
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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