Nav Plausibility, Consultant (F / M)
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.
As a Northern Trust employee (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.
Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing adjustments to individuals with health conditions and disabilities.
If you would benefit from adjustments for any part of the employment process, please inform the recruiter to discuss your individual requirements.
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.
Role / Department :
The Consultant, Product Control position is responsible for ensuring quality standards are maintained in the NAV review and validation processes.
The role involves the following :
Auditor & Client liaison.
Owner of FA internal and external deliveries (NAV, tax, reporting, etc )
Active participation and ownership in project management leaded / sponsored by Section Manager
Key point of contact with direct Section Manager and Client Service Manager (SME)
The key responsibilities of the role include :
Ensuring the NAVs are reviewed and validated before dissemination to clients, other parties and markets as per NT standards
Ensuring that the pricing of portfolio's including Equities, Options, Futures, Fixed Income, OTC's and Forwards are validated per pricing policy
Responding to client queries in a timely and efficient manner.
Carrying out duties in accordance with current procedures.
Review, enhance and redesign the procedures as the operational model changes
Liaise with FA management to drive change.
Liaise with internal departments, Trustees / Depositaries, Custodians, Auditors, and key clients and attend meetings when required
Communicate effectively both orally & in written form with internal departments and external bodies and monitoring the same with all team members
Working actively and closely with Manager(s) on various processes / projects, such as being assigned to take the lead and / or assist to implement new processes
Training of fund accountants and supervisors on all aspects of NAV process and any type of reporting
Skills / Qualifications :
The successful candidate will benefit from having :
Proven understanding of fund’s structures in a financial services NAV environment.
Ability to work under pressure to achieve the multiple daily deadlines for client deliverables, with a mature approach.
Excellent interpersonal skills for liaising with the Fund Accounting team and other Internal Departments, Trustees / Depositaries, Custodians, Auditors and the Fund Management Companies to which a service is provided
Have strong experience as a fund administrator
Being a Subject Matter Expert (SME) of one or more task
Excellent desktop, IT and systems skills. Experience of GP3 and MIG21. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word essential.
Demonstrates excellent analytical, consultative, communication and judgment skills.
Ability to work in a structured pattern, setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
Working with Us :
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.
In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways :
Financial Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension / Gratuity, Annual Pay Review
Work Life Balance Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days
Health & Wellbeing Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program
Professional Development Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.
We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us.
We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.
Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.