Senior Consultant x 4, ETF Fund Accounting Senior Consultant x 4, ETF Fund Accounting …

Northern Trust
in Limerick, Munster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
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Northern Trust
in Limerick, Munster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Northern Trust
Senior Consultant x 4, ETF Fund Accounting
Senior Consultant, ETF Fund Accounting

Why choose a career in Fund Accounting with Northern?
• Northern Trust has demonstrated a continued commitment to investing in Ireland; our Fund Accounting team has grown exponentially and we now have over 250 partners in our Limerick and Dublin offices
• Our Fund Accounting team provides an end to end Fund Accounting service onsite in Ireland which complements other client services provided in Ireland, such as Custodian, Financial Reporting and Transfer Agency Services
• We invest heavily in our people and offer a customized, individually dedicated Fund Accounting training program to ensure our people can realise their full potential and avail of the diverse range of career opportunities within Fund Accounting and Northern Trust Ireland
• To complement the company culture, we support our employees' efforts to balance work and home life, in part by offering family-friendly programs and alternative/flexible work situations
• Our modern compensation package is highly competitive and moreover, intuitive to your stage of life and career

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Consultant within our growing ETF Fund Accounting department (based in Limerick?). The Senior Consultant has responsibility for accurately reviewing and signing off NAV calculations, is the subject matter expert on the team for all fund specific requirements and takes the lead in rolling out new system enhancements and procedures. They will also collate and provide feedback from Fund Accounting department to the relevant stakeholders. The Senior Consultant may be an individual contributor or have one or two direct reports. This role will be attractive to candidates with prior fund accounting experience or relevant operational /accounting experience who want to progress their career in a 'best in class' environment.

A Senior Consultants role and day to day responsibilities are documented in further detail below and incorporates the following areas:
• Operational Risk Management
• Client Service and Quality - Accuracy & Timeliness
• Productivity and Change Control Management
• Outsourcing and Oversight
Principal Responsibilities
• Responsible for co-coordinating and leading systems testing and procedures in the team.
• To be the technical and subject matter expert on the team and handle all specific fund requirements.
• Responsible for the production of Deal Cost Calculations and Resolving associated queries from Authorised Participants.
• Responsible for the production of Portfolio Composition Files and timely dissemination to Market Makers.
• Mentors individuals and peers during projects and assignments.
• Analytically and procedurally competent to lead the team on cross-function process or project deliverables, minimising errors in all deliverables
• Develop and maintain an understanding of the industry and keep abreast of emerging industry trends.
• Ability to lead long term strategy for the department
• Instils a client service culture among staff and ensures that all clients receive a quality service.
• Experience of designing and implementing development plans, training plans and succession plans for all levels of staff.
• Identify, assist and delegate projects/assignments and tasks to individuals and peers. Maintain accountability for the projects/assignments. Provide progression feedback and recognition to the individuals and the project team.
• Engaging with key stakeholders to understand business needs and requirements, management of stated stakeholder needs
• Proactive problem solving and issue resolution and development of key communications related to projects, programmes or activities of the team

Skills /Experience
• Previous ETF fund accounting experience or relevant operational/accounting experience within an ETF environment preferred
• Detailed Knowledge of Enterprise and related Fund Accounting applications preferred with the ability to implement interfaces with other systems
• Maintain an understanding of the industry and NT, in particular NT's systems, infrastructure and process/data flows.
• Experience with vendors an advantage (Bloomberg, Reuters etc)
• Strong communication, first class presentation and internal and external client-servicing skills.
• Demonstrates willingness to help others outside team
• Good prioritisation, multi-tasking and problem solving skills with the ability to think creatively
• Organises own workload and establishes priorities
• Demonstrates good knowledge of standards and procedures required for own tasks
• Excellent PC skills especially MS Excel
• Third level qualification or pursuing a professional accounting qualification an advantage but not required

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.

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.
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.