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 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 December 31, 2017, Northern Trust Corporation had:
$139 billion in banking assets
$8.1 trillion in assets under custody
$10.7 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
The key responsibilities of the role include:
Responsible for managing teams executing cash movement, Foreign Exchange (FX) and trade-related journal entries for high-touch corporate and custody clients. Lead efforts in identifying, assessing and monitoring control of risk issues inherent to the business unit. Handle escalated issues and ensuring exceptions are resolved timely. Conducts performance management and career development processes, make staffing decisions and execute disciplinary actions.
Role is balanced between high level operational execution and development, and execution of strategic direction of business function activities
Assist with the development and successful implementation of systems, processes and projects.
Ensure sufficient staffing is maintained to support the work, including identifying and training partners as necessary
Analyze and close any gaps in implementing process/procedure changes.
Conduct performance management and career development processes, provides input for staffing and disciplinary actions and provides hands-on training to staff
Develop periodic goals, organize the work, set short-term priorities, monitor all activities, and ensure timely and accurate completion of the work.
Carry out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult
Responsible for direct interaction with different committees and/or management
The successful candidate will benefit from having:
College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience is required. Related Industry qualification is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
In-depth Functional / Industry Knowledge of Payments, Swifts and FX are required.
Analytical and problem solving skills are required.
Leadership and organizational skills are required to develop periodic goals and to manage and motivate team members towards the goals set.