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Company Overview

For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has offices in the United States in 20 states and Washington, D.C., 23 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, and 18,800 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.

 

Our guiding principles not only survived but thrived during the Great Depression, two world wars and the 2008 financial crisis. 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, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:
$10.1 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$7.6 trillion in assets under custody
$1.1 trillion in assets under management
$132 billion in banking assets

 

Audit Services Overview

The Northern Trust Audit Services team is an internal, independent, objective assurance and consulting activities designed to add value and improve Northern Trust’s operations.

 

We help the organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

 

In providing objective assurance to Northern Trust, the Audit Services team acts as line of defense between the firm and our external auditors and regulators.

Job DescriptionNorthern Trust is now recruiting an Auditor to join the Audit Services function to focus on audits of Northern Trust's activities within EMEA.  Based in London, the role is a direct report to an Audit Manager.  The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting assigned internal audit reviews within Northern Trust businesses, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects.  The successful applicant will gain exposure to the many different types of businesses within Northern Trust’s vast product offering. The role may require limited travel.

 

 

Job Description
Northern Trust is now recruiting an Auditor to join the Audit Services function to focus on audits of Northern Trust's activities within EMEA.  Based in London, the role is a direct report to an Audit Manager.  The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting assigned internal audit reviews within Northern Trust businesses, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects.  The successful applicant will gain exposure to the many different types of businesses within Northern Trust’s vast product offering. The role may require limited travel.


Key Responsibilities

•Utilizes appropriate audit techniques to document and determine the effectiveness of internal controls
•Assist in determining the audit scope and audit testing approach, in conjunction with the Auditor In Charge (Senior Auditor)
•Conduct and document audit testing of key controls within specified areas and identify reportable issues of risk
•Perform testing in accordance with Audit Services Standards. Producing clear and concise documentation aligning test attributes with test objectives, and connecting conclusions reached with test results
•Assist the Auditor In Charge in the reporting of issues to business partners, including drafting audit issues
•Facilitate issue tracking and the validation of issue closure
•Escalating on a timely basis when deadlines are at risk of being met, justification and providing an updated realistic revised deadline.
•Contribute to the further enhancement of Audit Services processes and provide input to special projects, as assigned.

 

Qualifications

•A College or University degree and/or relevant audit, risk management, regulatory, or funds industry experience
•Experience of auditing together with knowledge of risk and control activities, including operational and compliance risks
•Knowledge of auditing in the Financial Services industry and related work experience
•Strong analytical and organizational skills
•Strong communication, report writing and work paper documentation skills
•Experience in the asset servicing/investment management industry 
•Professional audit / accounting certifications (e.g., CPA, CISA, CIA, ACA, ACCA) started but not necessarily completed.

 

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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Reasonable Accommodation
Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center or call 1-800-807-0302 (North America), +630-276-5353 (Asia Pacific), +44(0)207 982 4357 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
  • APAC EEO Statement
    • APAC EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

  • Canada EEO Statement
    • Canada EEO STATEMENT

      Northern Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring and other employment decisions at Northern Trust are made without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, ethnic origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, record of offences, marital status, family status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law, regulation, or ordinance.

  • EMEA EEO Statement
    • EMEA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

  • USA EEO Statement
    • USA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy of The Northern Trust Company to afford equal opportunity in all phases of employment without regard to an individual's age, race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic tests and information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EEO poster (U.S.)EEO is Law Poster Supplement