Senior Consultant, Fund Administration, HFS

Tempe, Arizona, United States
11 May 2022
20 May 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


Responsible for day-to-day management for a Fund Administration team for Hedge Fund Services. The Fund Administration group for HFS is responsible for providing hedge fund clients with monthly NAVs and financials, annual draft financials and annual tax and audit support. Responsible for the assignment of work to the Hedge Fund Services Fund Administration team. Conducts performance management and career development processes.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Has a secondary focus of supervising people while still doing work. The supervisor related work includes training new employees or those with lesser experience, reviewing work of others, and providing regular feedback and coaching to employees.
  • Organizes the work of the team, assigns tasks, sets short-term priorities, monitors all activities and ensures timely and accurate completion of the work
  • Organizes the work of the team, assigns tasks, sets short-term priorities, monitors all activities and ensures timely and accurate completion of the work
  • Review of monthly fund and business entity closing summaries.
  • Report and analyze financial data to be disseminated to our clients and their investors.
  • Close monthly books and records of the funds to general final performance figures.
  • Interact with clients and other Hedge Fund Services teams to obtain understanding of funds activities.
  • Prepare financial statements for funds.
  • Work directly with external auditors to ensure accuracy of each funds’ annual financial statements.
  • Assist in building a high-performance team through learning, development, mentoring and recruiting.
  • Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of business unit / function.
  • As subject area expert, provides comprehensive, in-depth consulting and leadership to team and partners at a high technical level.
  • Carries out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult.
  • Role is balanced between high level operational execution and development, and execution of strategic direction of business function activities.
  • Conducts performance management and career development processes, and staffing and disciplinary actions.


  • A College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience is preferred.
  • Related Industry qualification (e.g. ACCA) is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
  • In-depth Functional / Industry Knowledge is required
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • Technical skills / systems knowledge (e.g. Peoplesoft) is required
  • Leadership and organizational skills are needed to prioritize assignments and provide feedback to staff.

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 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 we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

  • Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg
  • Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN'S Magazine

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

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