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Auditor, Professional Practices (Reporting)

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Accounting/Finance/Tax/Audit
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77431 Requisition #

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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Responsibilities:


The Auditor role on the Professional Practices Team is responsible for providing operational and administrative support for the Audit Services Department, including internal reporting and analytics.  The Professional Practices Team is an independent function within the Northern Trust internal audit department that is responsible for the Department’s methodology, training, quality assurance activities, reporting, and other administrative activities to support ongoing operations.  More specifically, the role is responsible for supporting the Professional Practices Team in fulfilling its objectives by conducting and improving the reporting and follow up processes on intra departmental activities; supporting the development of senior management, affiliate and corporate audit committee, and board reports; and assisting to perform and maintain certain internal controls important to activities performed within the Audit Services Department and required by regulation.  The Auditor will support and engage with global audit teams to deliver the required materials.

 

The position will report directly to the Audit Team Lead, Professional Practices in Chicago.

 

Leadership and Management

  • Establishes and develops strong working relationships and open communication with the members of the Professional Practices and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Teams within Audit Services
  • Provides perspective related to internal audit methodology, protocols, and reporting

Operational 

  • Produces department management reporting using MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Assists in the regular maintenance and updates of the Internal Audit Manual
  • Composes and creates internal and external correspondences, reports, and presentations. Maintains confidentiality of correspondence records, presentations, and reports
  • Communicates and acts as a liaison between internal business partners and Audit Services responding to inquiries and/or special requests  
  • Works on special projects, such as gathering, inputting and compiling information for reports as required by the Audit Services Professional Practices and COO Teams
  • Perform certain quality assurance activities over audit steps
  • Prioritizes and handles multiple projects with accuracy
  • Delivers a work product that requires less revision
  • Works independently, ask questions, and facilitates discussions that reach decisions
  • Coordinates and schedules meetings and training for the department

Required Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
  • Excellent Excel and Power point skills required
  • Prior internal audit experience in financial services is preferred
  • CA, CPA, or CIA  certification is preferred

Required Competencies

  • Self-starter with an ability to self-motivate
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to react and respond on a timely basis
  • Ability to adapt and react positively in a changing and dynamic work environment
  • Must be a team player and able to work under pressure during peak periods

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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), 1800-425-0333 (India), +44(0)207 982 4357 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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