Consultant, Regulatory Reporting

Location
Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
06 May 2021
Closes
06 Jun 2021
Ref
87142
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email us at APAC_Talent_Acquisition_Communications@ntrs.com

Summary

The role involves the consultation and production of daily, monthly and quarterly reporting solutions for submission to Regulators across Europe on a wide range of fund structures. Identifying and introducing enhancement to the solutions and systems used within the reporting process. The partner may also support Investor Tax Reporting for European Countries including Austria and UK.

Due to the cyclical nature of the activities, it is anticipated that there will be peak periods of work and the job holder may be required to undertake additional working hours to ensure tasks are completed to the appropriate deadlines.

The job holder is also expected to train and act as a mentor to junior members of team. Expected to contribute to process improvement and automation within the Regulatory Reporting team. Support transition of activities in accordance with risk and control requirements and work closely with the Process Manager and Section Manager to ensure seamless transition of knowledge from home location.

Responsibilities

  • Lead planning and execution of the daily and periodic regulatory reporting solutions in cooperation with the other senior partners on the team.
  • Engage with internal departments to evaluate and implement changes in proposed new regulations and to ensure that all current requirements are met.
  • Work internally to analyse new reporting requirements and assist in building solutions to fulfil new reporting obligations, when needed.
  • Participate in cross training with Regulatory Reporting Team
  • Promote a proactive and constructive relationship with the team partners and home location which provides support on the regulatory solutions.
  • Working with the leadership team to develop a strategic and scalable operating model for service offerings, thus ensuring we have a sustainable and profitable product offering for any future clients.
  • Be pro-active in communication with clients, providing suggestions for operational efficiencies, process improvements, and improvements to customer experience or reductions in costs

Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of financial / capital markets (e.g., Good understanding of financial instruments, operation of capital markets, lifecycle of trade, valuations etc.)
  • Excellent desktop, IT and systems skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially MS Excel and Word) is essential.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP, UK SORP & IFRS through studies and/or work experience (preferred)
  • Knowledge of related systems: Bloomberg, Reuters (preferred)
  • Analytical ability, problem solving and escalation issues when the need arises.
  • Excellent desktop, IT and systems skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially MS Excel and Power Point) is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as this role requires interaction at all levels of the organisation and externally, fluent English necessary.

Qualifications

  • 6 - 8 years experience in preparation of financial statements, regulatory reports, client and board reports of a Hedge Fund, Mutual Fund or financial institution
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is highly desirable
  • Background in regulatory / statutory reporting will be preferred
  • Minimum of 24 months experience in the process area
  • Internal candidate must meet the IJP eligibility requirements of Northern Trust

Working Hours

  • 1PM to 10PM

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

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