Financial Reporting Specialist

Basel-City, Switzerland
13 Sep 2021
13 Oct 2021
Contract type
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 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust employee (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.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing adjustments to individuals with health conditions and disabilities. If you would benefit from adjustments for any part of the employment process, please inform the recruiter to discuss your individual requirements.

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.

Our Fund Accounting department are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in learning about funds to join our team in Basel Switzerland.

The Team:

Das Financial Reporting Team besteht aus 8 Mitarbeitern und ist für die Produktion der Jahres- und Halbjahresberichte für Anlagefonds verantwortlich.

Die Position bietet folgende Hauptverantwortlichkeiten:

  • Planung, Vorbereitung, Produktion und rechtzeitige Lieferung der Jahres- und Halbjahresberichte für in der Schweiz domizilierte Investmentfonds, konform mit den Schweizer Richtlinien
  • Produktion von Monatsberichten für institutionelle Kunden 
  • Anlaufstelle für interne und externe Abteilungen; Koordination von Vernehmlassungen der Berichte und deren Lieferung an interne und externe Stellen
  • Möglichkeit zur Mitarbeit an Projekten

Folgende Qualifikationen sind erwünscht:

  • Akademische Qualifikation oder berufliche Erfahrung in Buchhaltung oder verwandten Bereichen
  • Fundierte Kenntnisse in Buchhaltung und/oder Fondsadministration
  • Sehr gute IT-Kenntnisse, insbesondere in Microsoft Office
  • Detailgenauigkeit sowie eine exakte, autonome und proaktive Arbeitsweise
  • Hohe Zahlen-Affinität mit der Fähigkeit, schnell zu lernen
  • Arbeiten unter Druck durch enge Deadlines und Teamfähigkeit
  • Gute Kommunikationsfähigkeiten
  • Fliessend Deutsch und sehr gute Englischkenntnisse sind unerlässlich, andere Sprachen sind von Vorteil

Working with Us:

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 ethical companies. In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways:

Financial – Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension/ Gratuity, Annual Pay Review

Work Life Balance – Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days

Health & Wellbeing – Private Medical Insurance, Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development – Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

And Finally

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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