About Northern Trust : Northern Trust providesinnovative financial services and guidance to corporations,institutions and affluent families and individuals globally.
With130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, weserve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leadingtechnology and exceptional service.
As a Northern Trust employee(Partner), you will be part of a flexible and collaborative workculture, which has a strong history of financial strength andstability.
Movement within the organization is encouraged, seniorleaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for acompany that is committed to strengthening the communities weserve.
We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, inthought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the topemployer for Diversity in 2018.
Depositary Senior Analyst Role : AsDepositary Alternatives Senior Analyst you will be a key member ofthe Luxembourg Depositary Alternatives Team providing technical,monitoring and operational support and day-to-day contacts atclients.
With on-going daily responsibility for Real Estate / Private Equity Depositary Operational requirements, the provisionof operational advice on all Luxembourg funds technical matters andrunning appropriate operational monitoring programmes, the jobholder will make a major contribution to the key infrastructureenabling Depositary Services to be provided effectively to RealEstate and Private Equity clients.
Periodic involvement withother jurisdictional work is also possible at an Operations and SMElevel. The job holder will have an agreed responsibility for theseamless delivery of Operational Support of Depositary Services forNT Alternative clients.
Principal Responsibilities :
Ensure allFiduciary and Depositary requirements are met and escalate anyissues where appropriate to management
Work with the DepositaryManagers and EMEA Product Development to ensure that all clienttechnical advisory requirements are anticipated, responded to andvalidated
Ensure that any information relating to theclient is disseminated with clarity and efficiency
Identify andact upon and opportunities to improve operating processes
Assistwith the implementation of Depositary new business and clientchange
Monitor and report on the effectiveness of the operationaloutput from delegates and / or third party service providers
Provide management information and risk reporting specific toDepositary Real Estate and Private Equity clients
Support inrelevant Depositary governance forums
Build relationships withclients, identifying opportunities to enhance service, deliveringon Depositary duties
Keep up to date with internal and externalmarket developments in the Regulatory field, specifically for RealEstate and Private Equity sector
Ensure that all SLD requirementsare monitored and met
Supervise daily, weekly and monthly checksof the depositary function for alternative investment funds
Liaise with and assist on operational and technical queriesinternal and external parties relating to Depositary services foralternative investment fund business
Maintain and updateoperational procedures in line with expected risk requirements
Provide local support for all on-boarding initiatives
Be a teamplayer and strong leadership skills, able to multi-task and workwith due skill and attention to accuracy Knowledge / Skills :
Solid understanding of the Depositary processes in relation to thealternative funds business
Sound understanding of change and theability to transition and on-board client relationships
Proven knowledge of financial services regulationsspecifically in Luxembourg, EU and the US
Effective verbal,presentation and written communications skills;
The ability toadapt to and fit in with the Northern Trust culture;
A can do’attitude including a willingness to tackle a broad range of workand to work enthusiastically within a team
The ability to workunder pressure and to represent Northern Trust professionally andpositively, both internally and externally
Personal confidenceand flexibility to work in a start up business unit and theflexibility to undertake the variety of tasks required to build outthe proposition and win and support client mandates
Good trainingskills and the ability to mentor and educate new members of theteam
Strong Microsoft Office capabilities
Fluent in Englishlanguage, other EU languages would be an advantage Experience :
Proven experience in an alternative asset manager or with a serviceprovider of alternative investment funds (Real Estate / PrivateEquity / Loans)
Proven experience of alternative investment funds
Proven client service experience
Proven team leadership or teamplayer Qualifications :
University degree or equivalent inaccounting, economics or finance
Strong understanding ofAlternative Investment Funds, specifically those investing in RealEstate, Private Equity or Loans Core Competencies :
ClientFocussed - Excellence in Execution - Effective Communication Personal Courage NT Savvy Innovative - Diversity, Inclusion& Respect Working with Us : We’d love to learn more about howyour interests and experience could be a fit with one of theworld’s most admired and ethical companies.
In return, we willsupport you with your personal and career goals in a number ofways : Financial Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension / Gratuity, Annual Pay Review Work Life Balance Flexible WorkOptions, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days Health& Wellbeing Private Medical Insurance, Active Sports &Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee AssistanceProgram Professional Development Clear Career Path, EducationAssistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range ofonline, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-ledBusiness Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusioninitiatives.
And Finally We hope you’re excited about the role andthe opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplaceand understand flexibility means different things to differentpeople.
Apply today and talk to us about your flexible workingrequirements and together we can achieve greater. As Northern Trustis a financial organisation, all new employees will be required toundergo a criminal record check.