Senior Consultant, Fund Administration, HFS

Northern Trust - Hong Kong - Full time

Salary: Competitive

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world's most successful individuals, families and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 24,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.


As part of the Hedge Fund Services team, we seek a mature self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and team focus able to function in a fast-paced, dynamic and demanding environment. You will add value by working on a number of simultaneous tasks/projects as part of a team or independently as required while paying special attention to detail.
This role will report to the Team Leader, Fund Administration - Hedge Fund Services.

The Key Responsibilities of the Role
  • Support multiple customers and business lines within a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Perform and oversee middle office functions related to all listed products - stocks, bonds, warrants, listed options and futures, foreign exchange, etc.
  • Monitor trade posting & confirmation process and resolve any issue throughout the trade's lifecycle.
  • Liaison between clients, prime brokers, exchanges and counterparties to ensure efficient resolution of breaks and open reconciling items to guarantee timely settlement.
  • Proactively investigate breaks and settlement differences with internal and external partners, bringing issues to a timely resolution.
  • Collaborate across shared service teams and other regions to improve the operational efficiencies by leveraging technology while ensuring industry best practices and regulatory requirements are adhered to.
  • Assist in implementing technological advancements for the team in a controlled manner by documenting and testing necessary applications.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with co-workers, clients and vendors in a clear, thorough and concise manner
  • Commitment to a team based working environment is absolutely essential.

The successful candidate will benefit from having:
  • Solid knowledge and experience in exchange traded securities operations and foreign exchange operations
  • Familiar with Asian markets as well as US & EMEA markets, in respect of the principles and market rules & regulations
  • Experience with Omgeo Central Trade Manager Applications and SWIFT required.
  • Exposure or knowledge of Corporate Actions is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Bloomberg
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines in an extremely time sensitive conditions
  • Highly flexible, adaptable to change, excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize multiple deliverables and work with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and familiarity with financial markets and instruments.
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Economics or related discipline.
Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

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 sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at

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.

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