Senior Consultant – Investor Services (HFS)
Northern Trust Corporation
Limerick, Munster, Ireland
31d ago

The role is in the Hedge Fund Services Investor Services & Accounting Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of five operations team members.

The team is responsible for investor registration, dealing, AML, FATCA, CRS, management fees & performance fees.

The role is client & investor facing and covers transfer agency, AML, FATCA & CRS as well as management fee & performance / incentive fee calculations.

Candidates from TA or FA backgrounds have suitable skill sets for the role. Training is provided where there are knowledge gaps.

The role is varied & offers fascinating insights into the investors’ lifecycles in the funds. Interesting clients, complex fee structures & bespoke operating / service models will provide a challenging environment for the right candidate.

  • Management fees (simple & complex)
  • Performance / incentive fees (simple & complex, series of shares, equailsation + +)
  • Complex queries
  • Investor communication & reporting
  • Client communication & reporting
  • Irish, US, Cayman, Guernsey & Jersey funds
  • Further Responsibilities

  • Day to day quality checks and assurance supervising a team of 5
  • Mentor and coach junior members of the team
  • Day to day oversight of processing quality and timeliness in Bangalore, seeking appropriate information from local management when required
  • Production, review & monitoring of monthly KPIs
  • Maintain a close working relationship with other areas within the HFS and GFS business units and other Divisions / Departments within Northern Trust
  • Comply with the regulatory regime in which Northern Trust operates as appropriate to the above role
  • Exercise due care and diligence, and ensure that the responsibilities of the team are organised and controlled within the ambit of regulation, compliance and risk management
  • Ensure client deliverables are met within agreed timeframes
  • Generate ideas for internal process improvement and increase in efficiency
  • Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will hold a third level degree
  • Possess a strong interest in developing their career
  • Ability to develop an understanding of investor services and accounting
  • Operational experience gained in a transfer agency OR fund accounting
  • Work under pressure and unsupervised
  • Interpersonal / Team player
  • Self-motivated / Own initiative
  • Ability to stay focussed / tenacious
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • About Northern Trust

    For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity.

    From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally.

    We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-

    successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

    We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology.

    And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

    Northern Trust proudly cultivates a diverse workforce, to serve our diverse client base. We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company.

    We encourage applications from the best regardless of ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, education, socio-

    economic background, parental and caring status, or religion.

    As of December 31, 2017, Northern Trust Corporation had :

  • $139 billion in banking assets
  • $8.1 trillion in assets under custody
  • $10.7 trillion in assets under custody / administration
  • $1.2 trillion in assets under management
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