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Analyst, Alternative Investments

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Northern Trust Company
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Chicago, IL 60601
Job Description

Private Equity Operations Analysts are responsible for the accurate processing of limited partnership transactions on behalf of our clients in a fast-paced environment. Analysts are responsible for monitoring Northern Trust’s proprietary workflow application, tracking activity, and working with internal partners and external fund companies to ensure transactions are processed in accordance with service level agreements and are properly reflected in client accounts. Excellent communication skills are required to fulfill the responsibilities of this role

Major Duties:

Accurately processing limited partnership transactions for corporate, institutional and wealth management clients.

Communicating with general partners, investment managers, account administrators, and other Northern Trust employees regarding questions, discrepancies, or special procedures which arise in any accounts assigned.

Use of cash movement systems to produce and receive wires to/from partnership banks on a daily basis.

Responds to internal and external inquiries and questions from partners, providing guidance and solutions.

Resolve exceptions associated with related processing, identify errors affecting accounts, and making necessary corrections.

Participate in department and team efforts to identify and implement process improvements.

Work efficiently and effectively under time-sensitive constraints, in a team-oriented environment


Excellent communication skills

Working knowledge of MS Office

Analytical problem solving skills and great attention to detail

Knowledge of capital markets with exposure to hedge funds, private equity, commingled funds, valuation reporting, reconciliation principles and finance or accounting preferred

Experience Required:

A college degree required.

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.

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 ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today.

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