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Consultant, Financial Control, HFS

Northern Trust
Chicago, IL 60602
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The job involves working
for Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, a Global fund administrator,
specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds. 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 technical accounting background, experience
working within the Financial Services industry and a proven track record of
working well with and leading others.

Key Duties and

Review month end net
asset valuation packages

Prepare and review
regulatory filings on behalf of client, as necessary (e.g. Form PF, CPO-PQR,

Review year-end
Financial Statements and work directly with external auditors and client to
ensure accuracy of each fund's annual reports

Interact with client and
other shared services teams to obtain understanding of funds' activities on a
month to month basis

Work closely with
technology resources to problem solve and improve processes that increase

Drive the accounting
responsibilities related to new client launches and conversions

Assist in building a
high-performance team through learning, development and recruiting

Actively participate
within Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic

Work integrally with
international partners to troubleshoot queries and provide feedback related to
the compilation of the month end net asset valuation packages

Knowledge / Skills:

Excellent written and
oral communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft
Excel and other MS Office applications

Ability to manage
multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy

Excellent analytical,
organizational and problem-solving skills

Ability to work
independently and cooperatively within a team environment

Client focused


Experience with Investment Management and/or Financial Services;
Hedge Fund specific a plus

CPA designation a plus

Bachelor's degree with
emphasis in Accounting, Master's degree a plus

Big 4 public accounting
experience a plus

Northern Trust:

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.

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!

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

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.

Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
Sponsored by:
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