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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 and Trading 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, 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. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as the primary day to day support for Portfolio Managers and Trading
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
Engage in process improvement and change initiatives to drive efficiencies and enhance the portfolio management experience
Work as part of a global team with members based in London, Chicago, Hong Kong and India
Analytical and problem solving skills to resolve and research queries and issues
Good verbal and written communication skills
Technology savvy, including strong MS-Excel skills
Knowledge of securities markets and investment operations processing
Proven understanding of the trading and settlement life cycle for equities, fixed income, futures and FX
Experience with portfolio management , trading and accounting systems (e.g. Blackrock Aladdin, Charles River, Eagle, Bloomberg, FXAll) beneficial
Solid process and procedure development skills
3-5 years of relevant experience in investment management industry and/or investment operations role. MBA /CFA, or working to achieve, preferred
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 worlds 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. Wed love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the worlds most admired and ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today.
Internal Number: 6741084
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