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Tempe, Arizona Full Time Posted: Sunday, 13 August 2017
For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our Legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world's most-sophisticated clients - from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

As of March 31, 2017, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$121 billion in banking assets

$7.1 trillion in assets under custody

$1.0 trillion in assets under management

The Financial Reporting group provides internal and external clients with assistance related to the annual audits and/or interim regulatory SEC filings across a diverse set of registered mutual funds and non-registered funds, including, but not limited to, common and collective trust funds, partnerships, and hedge funds that invest in a wide array of investment strategies and asset classes. The technical coordinator will assist the team leader with the review of staff work; provide training and development to the staff, as well as provide feedback regarding staff performance. The technical coordinator will be responsible for the preparation of financial statements and audit support for the Financial Reporting group's client base. The technical coordinator will also assist with the preparation of accurate filings of the SEC Forms N-CSR, N-SAR and N-Q for the registered mutual fund base.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

. Preparation of fund financial statements and schedules of investments as well as assisting team leader in drafting of the notes to the financial statements for annual and semiannual shareholder reports for registered and non-registered funds.

. Review of schedules of investments for registered funds on Form N-Q filings. Assist team leader in coordination of audits, related auditor and clients open items, questions and comments.

. Train staff regarding the preparation of financial statements, schedules of investments, Form N-SAR filings, Form N-Q.

. Technical resource for staff regarding questions related to new investment/derivative products, financial statement preparation questions and auditor questions.

. Review of staff prepared fund financial statements, schedules of investments, Form N-SAR filings, Form N-Q and other supporting schedules as necessary. Provide timely and relevant feedback regarding staff performance to team leader.

. Complete ad hoc duties and or projects as assigned.

. Assist Teal Lead and Manager with the on-boarding of new clients

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

. College or University Degree in finance or accounting

. 2-3 years of experience in Fund Administration/Financial Reporting industry or related relevant industry

. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Working knowledge of Bloomberg

. Detailed knowledge of financial statements Working knowledge of 1940 Act rules & regulations forms N-Q, N-CSR, N-SAR & N-MFP.

. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), including such topics as ASC 815 & 820.

. Working knowledge of securities, derivatives and fund accounting principles. Exposure to RR Donnelley Reportbuilder and/or Arc system preferred

. Exposure to Bowne Comfiler system preferred

. Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

. Ability to work with limited supervision.

. Strong performer with high standards of integrity & work ethic.

Posted by StartWire

Tempe, Arizona, United States of America
Northern Trust
Northern Trust
8/13/2017 4:56:42 AM

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