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Senior Analyst, Hedge Fund Accounting

Northern Trust
Manila, Philippines
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world's most successful individuals, families, and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise, and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

We have a balanced hybrid working model to ensure you get the flexibility you need and the successful candidate will spend their time between working in the office and working from home.

The job requires working for a Global Hedge Fund Administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds. The position requires good understanding of various investmentinstruments like Equities, Fixed Income Products, Derivatives, Swaps, CFDs, Repos etc. The position requires experience and knowledge in financial markets and back office functions.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
• Understanding and reconciliations of transactions, security positions and cash activities. Financial instruments type include but not limited to:
o OTC products - Swaps, CFD, etc.
o Equity
o Fixed Income
o Futures and Options
o Custody, Bank & Prime Broker Accounts
o Analyze security and cash positions to identify discrepancies between customer's position and counter party
o Good understanding of process flow for reconciliation process
o Ensuring the processes are in adherence with SOPs and the same are updated as required
o Should be capable of understanding various control checks
o Should be able to timely escalate all the issues
o Understand risks associated with breaks and trade mismatches
• Understanding the settlement of cash flows associated with various financial instruments
• Should be capable of handling queries in a high volume, time sensitive trading environment
• Ability to work on ad-hoc activities
• Should have the ability to maintain various MIS reports
- Employees are required to comply with the regulatory regime in which Northern Trust operates as appropriate to the above role
- Employees are expected to exercise due care and diligence, ensuring the areas the incumbent is responsible for are organised and controlled
- Employees are required to observe proper standards of market, business and personal conduct, demonstrating integrity in the execution of duties
- Position reports to the Team Lead

Skills/ Qualifications:
- Good analytical, numerical, and reasoning skills
- Self-starter with the ability to function independently in a fast-paced, dynamic, and demanding environment
- Proficiency in MS Office (particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
- Excellent spoken and written English and able to write business correspondences
- Ability to work effectively as a team
- Ability to evaluate priority and multi-task with minimal supervision
- Bachelor's degree preferably in Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics
- Minimum of two (2) years of work experience in financial industry with at least one (1) year in reconciliations-related activities
- Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, familiarity with financial markets and instruments
- Should be willing to work extended hours or during public holidays
- Highly flexible and adaptable to change

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.

Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

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 sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at .

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.

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