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Consultant, Corporate Actions, Middle Office Asset Servcing, HFS

Job Title: Consultant, Corporate Actions/Dividends
Job Summary:
The job involves working on a team working for Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, a Global fund administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds. This person will contribute to the daily responsibilities through processing corporate actions and dividends for customer accounts.
Summary:
The successful candidate will be a mature self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function independently in a fast-paced, dynamic and demanding environment. This person needs to be able to resolve conflict within a short period of time. This person will be intellectually curious, intuitive, trustworthy, and have the highest ethical standards. In addition, he/she will be effective addressing a number of internal and external audiences in a professional manner. This person will add value by working on a number of simultaneous tasks with minimal supervision and exemplary follow-through.
Role and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the daily processing of corporate action/dividend events with internal and external customers across global markets.
Collect data, process and reconcile events between the administrative books and the prime broker records.
Establish and maintain strong working relationship with global team members, trading desks, prime brokers, agents, depositories and third party vendors.
Research and resolve reconciliation items, either cash or stock, relating to corporate actions/dividend processing.
Remain current on market trends and industry issues/regulations related to corporate actions
Apply industry, processing and technical knowledge by participating in team projects for new and existing customer base
Suggest, document and participate in process improvements and automation projects.
Qualifications:
Two+ years' experience in securities operations
Working knowledge of:
U.S. financial markets and financial security instruments
U.S. corporate actions / dividend processing
Strong proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Word (or related software).
Experience with Bloomberg and DTC PTS terminal or web applications.
Excellent English, grammar, written and oral communication skills.
Understanding of basic accounting principles.
Strong reasoning, organization, planning and leadership abilities.
Ability to be a team player yet comfortable and self-sufficient as an independent worker.
Experience in self clearing/broker dealer operations is a plus.
Education:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred.
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 September 30, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:
$10.8 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$8.2 trillion in assets under custody
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
$132 billion in banking assets

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