TL, Sr Consult, Fund Admn, HFS at Northern Trust in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Description: Team Lead

Financial Control

Summary:

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 managing others.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

•Manage a team of 2-5 direct reports and guide their professional development
•Perform final reviews of year-end Financial Statements and act as a point of escalation with external auditors and client to ensure accuracy of each fund's annual reports
•Act as escalation point for internal partners and external clients
•Provide ongoing feedback and performance evaluations for both partners locally and internationally
•Lead major technology initiatives focused on increasing the scalability of our process and providing solutions to client mandates
•Partner with senior leadership to build a high performing team through learning, development, mentoring and recruiting
•Lead Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives
•Participate in recruitment efforts

Knowledge / Skills:

•Ability to collaborate both internally and externally to manage a project from idea to implementation
•Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain accuracy
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications
•Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
•Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment
•Client focused
Experience:

•A minimum of 4-7 years' experience, with managerial experience
•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

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