Northern Trust

Technical Coordinator , Alternative Assets (Private Equity)

Limerick, Ireland
18 Jun 2024
18 Jul 2024
Contract type
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/ Department:

The Alternative Asset teams as part of the wider Total Portfolio Solutions practice have a global operating model. The Alternative Assets team works to provide value to clients through investment in assets outside the traditional realm of stocks, bonds, and cash. This involves the coordination of various teams, the servicing of clients and fund managers, and the application of Northern Trust’s information management system.

This recruitment campaign represents the first hire for a newly established Private Equity presence in EMEA for Alternative Investments. A significant degree of independent thought and pro-active characteristics are required for successful fulfilment of the role.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Reconciling quarterly and monthly valuations provided by the general partnerships against Northern Trust’s information management system
  • Pulling and interpreting data, and preparing analysis with a view to ensuring client valuation expectations are met
  • Manage assigned daily tasks to ensure day-to-day deliverables are met
  • Consistently review and assess processes to identify improvements for increased team efficiency
  • Balance use of initiative with the referral of more complex problems to supervisors and internal experts
  • Research and update client investments with the correct and most current market value
  • Respond to inquiries and questions from internal and external partners providing guidance and solutions
  • Work efficiently and effectively under time-sensitive constraints, in a team-oriented environment
  • Actively participate in department projects and initiatives


The Alternative Asset servicing team operate in a dynamic, time-bound and client focused work environment.

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • Significant experience working within Asset Servicing or Custody environment
  • Knowledge of utilising swift network and technicalities of remitting funds (capital calls, cash distributions)
  • Track record of building and maintaining strong and effective working relationships at all levels across the organisation and also externally to clients
  • Excellent interpersonal and consultancy skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with local & global partners to ensure service delivery within strict deadlines
  • A willingness to learn and be creative within the role
  • Experience gained working within the alternative funds industry and in particular private equity an advantage

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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