Investment Consultant

Employer
Northern Trust
Location
Chicago, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 02, 2020
Closes
Oct 02, 2020
Ref
8182264
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Consultant, Investment Performance & Reporting (Chicago or Tempe) New    82991 Requisition #    6 days ago Post Date
Northern Trust Asset Management is a nearly trillion dollar investment management firm entrusted by investors around the globe to help them navigate changing market environments, so they can confidently realize their long-term objectives. Reporting to the Manager of the Investment Performance Team, within the COO organization of Northern Trust Asset Management, this individual will assist in developing, implementing, and supporting attribution reporting to use internally and to provide to clients. This individual will lead the maintenance, calculation and reporting of composite performance and reporting, in adherence with GIPS standards, for the Firm's investment strategies.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
  • Member of a team focused on achieving excellence in Investment Performance and Reporting for a nearly trillion dollar global asset management firm. Day to day responsibilities include:
  • Works closely with the Global Strategic Product and Investment Management team to define, develop, implement and support attribution reporting across multi, complex product offerings
  • Serves in a leadership role for maintaining, calculating and reporting composite performance for the Firm's investment strategies adhering to GIPS rules
  • Help leads the annual GIPS verification process
  • Assists the sales and servicing team in providing data to respond to Request for Proposals (RFPs) for new business initiatives
  • Identifies and implements improvements to existing processes to further gain operational efficiency and productivity
  • Participates in committee meetings or meetings with Sr. Management and may be asked to assist preparing information for those meetings and/or present at those meetings
  • Help leads initiatives that may be large in scope, cross-functional and complex
  • Mentors and participates in training of new analysts and junior analysts

The successful candidate will benefit from having:
  • In-depth knowledge of performance measurement and attribution calculation methodologies
  • Well verse on GIPS 2020 standards
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Global outlook with sensitivity and awareness of social and cultural differences
  • 7+ years of experience in Financial Services is required; Asset Management experience highly preferred
  • CFA, and/or CIPM designation preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Familiarity with Investment Management applications and systems such as Aladdin Blackrock, Eagle, Bloomberg and FactSet preferred
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools

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.

Open to filling the role in Chicago, IL or Tempe, AZ

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. To learn more about us, please visit: Northern Trust Asset Management

EEO STATEMENT
It is the policy of The Northern Trust Company to afford equal opportunity in all phases of employment without regard to an individual's age, race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic tests and information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Reasonable Accommodation
Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center or call 1-800-807-0302 (North America), +630-276-5353 (Asia Pacific), 1800-425-0333 (India), +44(0)207 982 4357 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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