Consultant, Financial Control, Hedge Fund Services

Chicago, Illinois, United States
11 Oct 2021
11 Nov 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description: Consultant

Financial Control


The job involves working for Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, a Global fund administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds. The successful candidate will be an ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function as an effective and strategic member in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding environment. This individual will have a strong technical accounting background and the ability to work well with others.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review month end net asset valuation packages
  • Prepare and/or review regulatory filings on behalf of client, as necessary (e.g. Form PF, CPO-PQR, AIFMD)
  • Prepare and/or review year-end Financial Statements and work directly with external auditors and client to ensure accuracy of each fund’s annual reports
  • Interact with client and other shared services teams to obtain understanding of funds’ activities on a month to month basis
  • Work integrally with international partners to troubleshoot queries and provide feedback related to the compilation of the month end net asset valuation packages
  • Work closely with technology resources to problem solve
  • Assist with the accounting responsibilities related to new fund launches
  • Participate within Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives
  • Consistently look to streamline and automate the reporting/analytical process with the use of technology

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment
  • Client focused


  • 1-3 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Master’s degree a plus
  • CPA designation a plus
  • Experience with Investment Management and/or Financial Services; Hedge Fund specific a plus
  • Big 4 public accounting experience a plus

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