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Consultant, Client Implementation, HFS

Northern Trust
Chicago, IL 60602
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Job Description: Consultant

Client Implementation


The job involves working for Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services (HFS), a Global fund administrator, and is responsible for onboarding clients to the platform. 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 industry and/or project management background and excels at working well with others.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Interact with client, the client's service providers, HFS IT, and HFS shared services teams to onboard new clients.

Supports multiple implementation projects simultaneously.

Work integrally with international partners to troubleshoot queries and provide feedback related to client implementation.

Provide updates for weekly client meetings, including input for agendas, notes and takeaways.

Support initiation and maintenance of all necessary project tracking documents.

Leverage HFS proprietary tools, financial instruments knowledge, and accounting principles to onboard client's portfolio into the proprietary HFS platform.

Identify and communicate bespoke client requests and escalates to manager.

Interface with internal and external IT to ensure client setup is completed timely and within the constraints of the internal control framework.

Perform and document completion of internal controls.

Support performing all implementation processes related to daily trade break resolution for financial products and transitioning activities to shared services teams prior to go live.

Perform analysis of financial statements and supporting documents as part of portfolio data validation.

Perform reconciliations to the source data to ensure the accuracy of data loaded into the HFS platform.

Knowledge and Skills:

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Bloomberg

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, with accuracy, and on-time

Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills

Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment

Client service focused

Knowledge of basic accounting principles and familiarity with financial markets and instruments is required

Highly flexible and adaptable to change


1-5 years' experience

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field.

Experience with Investment Management, Financial Services, Hedge Fund or Private Equity Funds, and/or project management preferred

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 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 we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg

Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN'S Magazine

We'd love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America's best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

Additional Information

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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