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Accounting Portfolio / Fund
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80310 Requisition #

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!


Responsibilities:


The primary responsibility of the Team Leader is to supervise and support a team of Analysts and Accountants within the Fund Accounting team. The Team Leader reports to the Team Manager and assists with workflow distribution and maximizing the effectiveness of the team. Organizes the work of the team, assigns tasks, sets short-term priorities, monitors all activities and ensures timely and accurate completion of the work. Conducts performance management and career development processes, and staffing and disciplinary actions. 

  • Responsible for work flow distribution and the effective use of resources within the team

  • Responsible for ensuring accurate completion of NAVs for multiple Unit Trusts and common Investment Funds

  • Prepares financial statements and reports for a designated group of funds

  • Monitors monthly reporting for onward transmission to the Trustees and ensures accuracy of reports prepared for regulatory agencies 

  • Provide on the job technical training and coaching for all team members and brief staff regularly on issues relating to work carried out by the team and new initiatives

  • Organize the work of the team, assign tasks, set short-term priorities, monitor all activities and ensure timely and accurate completion of the work

  • Ensure all procedures are kept up to date and are adhered to on a daily basis 

  • Assist the Team Manager in establishing goals and objectives for the team 

  • Generate process and system enhancement ideas and co-ordinate the introduction of these changes with supporting documented procedures

  • Conducts performance management and career development processes, and staffing and disciplinary actions

Qualifications:

  • A College or University degree and/or relevant work experience is required Experience of Fund Accounting is required
  • Supervisory experience is desirable Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. 
  • The role will require the ability to deal confidently and articulately with internal and external counterparties
  • Analytical and problem solving skills are required
  • Leadership and organizational skills are needed to prioritize assignments and provide feedback to staff
  • Ability to set priorities and manage deadlines, escalating issues where necessary
  • Good team player, self-starter, flexible, with the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

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