Senior Financial Reporting Officer

Senior Financial Reporting Officer

Northern Trust

Luxembourg

Main Duties

  • Review of Annual and Interim financial statements for the Investment Funds under administration;
  • Organise and coordinate audits and production of financial statements;
  • Act as main contact for auditors on the audit cycles and insure smooth communication within Northern Trust departments;
  • Delivering high quality service to clients by accurate, timely completion of all assigned tasks and requests for information. Close attention to detail necessary;
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, auditors and other parties. As well as internally: locally with other departments and on EMEA level with other FR teams;
  • Ensuring agreed client service levels and regulatory filing deadlines are met;
  • Seek to continually improve service offered. Reviewing work practices/past audits to identify and eliminate inefficiencies/increase productivity and controls;
  • Acting as effective team member within the unit and with other units by imparting knowledge and offering assistance as appropriate;
  • Review legal documents/SLDs/new business proposals from Financial Reporting perspective;
  • Working closely with Team Leader and Manager(s) on various processes/projects, such as being assigned to take the lead and/or assist to implement new processes in order to help the team be successful in its goals and KPIs;
  • Additional tasks that may from time to time be required which are appropriate to the role and business requirements;
  • To proactively identifying areas of concern, and suggest enhancements to procedures where weaknesses or potential efficiencies are identified, to demonstrate a clear and risk based approach to outsourcing arrangements.

Qualifications And Skills Required

  • Degree in accounting, finance, economics or equivalent;
  • Previous experience in a fund administration and knowledge of financial reporting business;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as this role requires interaction at all levels of the organisation and externally, fluent English necessary. French or German considered an asset;
  • Excellent desktop, IT and systems skills. Experience of GP3 systems advantageous. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word essential;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines;
  • Strong analytical, organisation and coordination skill;
  • Demonstrates initiative in undertaking all processes, which may have an impact on efficiency and client satisfaction;
  • Technically competent to act as first point of reference for day-to-day client queries, and serve as a liaison to related areas;
  • Proven aptitude to own problems and confidently make decisions to resolve issues in a risk considered approach.

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