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This role is within Northern Trust's growing UK Fund Accounting team. This team looks after more than 10% of all UK Authorised Funds for numerous Fund Management clients. Within the Department the Funds are split by Client. This role is for oversight of our offshore locations, and service the clients' needs relating to the NAV process. The successful applicant will have exposure to a range of products.
To have oversight on daily NAVs for multiple Fund types including Unit Trusts, OEICs, DC/DB schemes, ACS and Private Equity.
Review and approve daily valuations, prepared by our offshore location, on an exception basis
Validating high impacting NAV exceptions already approved by Senior Analyst
To assist offshore location with SME knowledge, daily valuations and query resolution (client, internal)
To review cash, stock, FX, derivative position reconciliations against custody/third parties with appropriate escalation to resolution
Oversee monthly deliverables produced by offshore. To include but not limited to: equity and bond yields, OCFs, motive and circumstance, Management fee invoice calculations, capital/income apportionments, performance fees
To manage query resolution with the client, internally and with trustees/depositaries
Deliver a quality service to our clients aligned to set KPI's
Work alongside the Client Service team to review MI, attend Monthly Service reviews and delivery to client
Covering Team Leader in their role and responsibilities
Participation in client due diligence and compliance meetings
Small projects for client change
Incident writing in advance of Manager signoff SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
Experience in Fund Accounting role, production experience an advantage
Ability to work within a global team.
Ability to work under pressure to achieve the multiple daily deadlines for client deliverables.
Numerical and computer literacy (including spreadsheet skills) - (i.e. Excel, Outlook, TLM and Invest One)
Knowledge of the FCA regulations pertaining to Unit Trusts, Mutual Funds, OEICs and all the above mentioned fund types i.e. COLL.
The job holder must possess good interpersonal skills for liaising with other members of their team, other Internal Departments, Trustees/Depositaries, Custodians, Auditors, offshore locations and the Fund Management Companies to which we provide a service.
Complies with the companies policy on educational standards.
Completed modules in the IOC (or Industry standard equivalent).
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 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 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.