Northern Trust

Consultant, Investment Operations

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
23 Feb 2024
Closes
08 Mar 2024
Ref
R120259
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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.

Role Summary

As a Consultant, Investment Operations, you will be responsible for oversight of the Market Operations service of the Investment Operations Outsourcing Team. You will focus on trade lifecycle and settlement, issue resolution and will be analytically and procedurally competent with an understanding of both middle office and custody operations.

This role will report to the Manager of Market Operations, GFS.

What you will do:

  • Providing client service through the execution of daily functions and tasks within the Investment Operations Outsourcing Team
  • All post execution trade activity and servicing required to support clients front office
  • Communication with, brokers, custodians, internal stakeholders and other third party providers on trade lifecycle events and exceptions
  • Oversight of offshore production of operational activity across middle office and custody records
  • Works with and assists offshore production teams with investigations and queries through to resolution
  • Tracks all issues by managing operational logs with offshore teams, working with them to remediate all service issues encountered with a proposed plan for resolution
  • Works with offshore support teams on new markets, asset classes or settlement locations to ensure full understanding and processes are in place to support.
  • Act as a liaison with client service teams to drive issue resolution and Static Data teams for product/asset/ account set-up issues
  • Assisting with build, completion and delivery of monthly internal and client KPIs
  • Assist Northern Trust project groups as a stakeholder on new business implementations
  • Ensuring that all correct control procedures are adhered to and a full audit trail is recorded and maintained at all times
  • Provide oversight and support for other Investment Operations partners across a number of areas including FX, Equity, Fixed Income, Unit Registry and cash.

About You

  • Knowledge of Middle Office operations specifically on trade lifecycle, matching and settlement.
  • Experience with Global Equities, Fixed Income, FX, Registry/TA and Money Market Asset Classes
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (both oral and written)
  • Working knowledge of market matching utilities CTM OMGEO and MISYS
  • Demonstrated client servicing capabilities
  • Organizational skills are required to manage conflicting priorities and multi-task functions in a fast-paced team environment
  • Relevant experience within investment management/asset servicing industry with the majority of this working directly in an investment operations team

Highly Desirable

  • A good knowledge of the asset servicing industry, acquired through experience in both middle office and custody records is highly regarded for this position

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.

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 MyHRHelp@ntrs.com.

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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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