Northern Trust

Fund Accountant – Fund Fee Setup (1 Year Contract)

Location
Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
09 May 2019
Closes
09 Jun 2019
Ref
70047
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time

Senior Fund Accountant

Main Responsibilities

A Senior Fund Accountant within the Fund and Fee Setup Department is responsible for:

  • Establishment of the Fee budget for each Sub-Funds
  • Fee setup of the client agreed budget in GP3 (Global Portfolio) fund accounting application
  • Posting of accounting entries
  • Monthly monitoring of the fee budget accruals
  • Creation and maintenance of Performance Fee Model
  • Monitoring of NAV fluctuation and control of outstanding items
  • Calculation of the ongoing charges (KIID reporting)
  • Fund Mergers and Fund currency conversions
  • Creation of Funds and Share classes + creation of Fund and Transfer Agency calendar
  • Monthly monitoring of the calendar setup.
  • Interaction with external vendors, e.g CBL, CSSF; FUNDSQUARE.

Requirements

  • Degree (University) in economics/business administration/accounting or Final secondary school examinations
  • Work experience in a similar position and environment and sound experience in fund accounting desirable
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and transfer agency.
  • GP3 knowledge is a must, good command of Excel. An experience on transfer agency domain will be considered as an advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Very good teamwork and communication skills.
  • A very good command of English is essential. Knowledge of German or French an advantage

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

As Northern Trust is a financial organisation; all new employees will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

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

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