Senior Consultant, Financial Control

Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Summary:  
The job involves working for Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, a Global fund administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds.  The successful candidate will be an ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function as an effective and strategic member in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding environment.  This individual will have a strong technical accounting background, experience working within the Financial Services industry and a proven track record of working well with and leading others. 
   

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Review month end net asset valuation packages
  • Prepare and review regulatory filings on behalf of client, as necessary (e.g. Form PF, CPO-PQR, AIFMD)
  • Review year-end Financial Statements and work directly with external auditors and client to ensure accuracy of each fund’s annual reports
  • Interact with client and other shared services teams to obtain understanding of funds’ activities on a month to month basis
  • Work closely with technology resources to problem solve and improve processes that increase scalability 
  • Drive the accounting responsibilities related to new client launches and conversions
  • Assist in building a high-performance team through learning, development and recruiting
  • Actively participate within Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives
  • Work integrally with international partners to troubleshoot queries and provide feedback related to the compilation of the month end net asset valuation packages 


Knowledge / Skills:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment
  • Client focused 
 
Qualifications:
Experience:
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience
  • Experience with Investment Management and/or Financial Services; Hedge Fund specific a plus
  • CPA designation a plus 
  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Master’s degree a plus 
  • Big 4 public accounting experience a plus
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
april@proenlist.com 
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