Northern Trust

Consultant / Senior Reviewer x2, Fund Accounting (Limerick)

Ireland, Munster, Limerick
14 May 2019
29 May 2019
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Team Lead or Senior Reviewer, 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 Team Lead (TL) within our growing Fund Accounting department. This is a pivotal role within the overall division. The TL has responsibility for reviewing the work of a team and is also tasked with monitoring workloads, and ensuring adherence to Service Level Agreements. The TL is also responsible for providing leadership for the team and ensuring an excellent working environment at all times.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality service to clients – both internal and external - by accurate, timely completion of all assigned tasks and requests for information
  • Organise workload and Team members in an efficient and effective manner
  • Ensure Valuations are completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Look to meet and improve the preparation of client reporting
  • Seek to learn quickly and strive to continually improve service offered.
  • Support the implementation of business plans.
  • Create and maintain a respectful and productive work environment
  • Deliver training /coaching effectively.
  • Provide objective and regular feedback to staff.
  • Understand risk in own team, help others to understand this and to recognise that risk is everyone’s responsibility.
  • Support the implementation of business plans.
  • Conduct annual appraisals and ensure development of team members
  • Become involved in small to medium size projects where required

Skills /Experience

  • Client service orientation
  • Ability to lead and develop a team
  • Good attention to detail
  • Demonstrates willingness to help others outside team
  • Good prioritisation and multi-tasking
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • 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

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 18,500 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 December 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:

  • $10.1 trillion in assets under custody/administration
  • $7.6 trillion in assets under custody
  • $1.1 trillion in assets under management
  • $132 billion in banking assets

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

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