Northern Trust Corporation
The role involves leading a team of subject matter experts providing premium tax compliance services to clients of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, a global fund administrator, specializing in complex hedge funds and alternative asset investments. The successful candidate will be an ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function as an effective and strategic leader in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding environment. This individual will have a strong technical background in tax compliance and experience in team and people management.
This role will report into and be supported by the manager of Tax and Regulatory Services. Lastly, the candidate will be a key part of our hedge fund administration business and will be visible to key client relationships.
Experience in FATCA and CRS tax compliance
Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize and organize workload
Client focused, both internal and external
Experience in people and team management
Adaptive, flexible style; able to work in a challenging, dynamic, fast-paced environment
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy
Excellent record keeping and document organization and retention skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Managing 3-5 partners on the team
Driving the establishment or improvement of documented processes to support the FATCA and CRS offerings
Collaborating with other functional groups to resolve issues related to FATCA and CRS validation
Developing service enhancements or new service opportunities related to tax compliance for HFS client base
Managing business administration of service offerings and ensuring client work performed aligns with client service level agreements
Collaborating with senior management and other shared service teams to integrate cross department initiatives
Managing relationships and workload with HFS teams, vendors, and clients to ensure proper compliance
Staying current on regulations and changes to FATCA and CRS reporting requirements and intergovernmental agreements to ensure compliance
Researching tax issues as well as analyzing tax law
Monitoring existing client base for changes in circumstance
Driving tax form validation remediation issues
Public accounting background
Masters in Tax preferred
Experience with Investment Management and/or Financial Services; Hedge Fund specific a plus
Accounting or finance degree
5-7 years of tax industry experience
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 16,500 employees globally. We serve the worldâ€™s most-sophisticated clients â€“ 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 March 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:
$10.8 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$8.1 trillion in assets under custody
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
$130 billion in banking assets
Northern Trust Corporation
Website : https://www.northerntrust.com
Northern Trust (Nasdaq:NTRS) is a global leader in delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions to corporations, institutions and affluent individuals. For more than 120 years, we have evolved with the changing needs of our clients and our world.