CAREERS
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Institutional Trust
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93373 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.

As a Northern Trust employee (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.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing adjustments to individuals with health conditions and disabilities. If you would benefit from adjustments for any part of the employment process, please inform the recruiter to discuss your individual requirements.

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. ROLE 
Managing the board relationship aspect for a portfolio of Guernsey and non-Guernsey, listed and unlisted entities with the minimum of supervision in a professional, effective, and high quality manner. 

WHAT WE DO IN THE BOARD RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT TEAM: 

Board Relationship Management: 
•    Principal point of contact for client/fund Boards & Non-Executive Directors (“NEDs”) 
•    Co-ordinate and ensure smooth delivery of service to client Boards by anticipating the needs of the Boards and taking responsibility for delivering the client meeting experience 
•    Cross sell Northern Trust products 
•    Liaise with internal and external service providers to the client/fund Boards 
•    On-boarding new business in tandem with the New Business Team/Client Relationship Manager
•    Attend Industry and networking events to represent NT, create and strengthen client relationships 

Board Meetings: 
•    Coordinate corporate calendars, draft agendas and collate, review and circulate all Board related papers to meet client key performance indicators
•    Represent NT as Administrator and also act as Company Secretary to the funds at board meetings 
•    Act as Minute Taker in board meetings 
•    Responsible for noting Action Points arising at board meetings and ensuring their completion by all parties 
Corporate Governance guidance: 
•    Undertake reviews of the Company and Board against the latest key Corporate Governance Codes (AIC, UK and Guernsey) 
•    Provide guidance on regulatory, reporting, compliance and stock exchange obligations impacting client/fund Boards and project manage as applicable, often with support from Corporate Broker/Investment Manager 
•    Monitor and implement (on behalf of the board where required), regulation changes (e.g. new 2016 Market Abuse Regulation/ FATCA/CRS/AIFMD etc. 
•    Identify areas for increased corporate governance best practice and work with the Board to implement changes 
•    Review policies and procedures for the Boards 
•    Undertake annual board self-assessment and service provider assessment 
•    Work within a ‘Hybrid’ department, where company Secretary tasks and Board Relationship tasks are combined. 
Corporate Actions, Company Changes & Reporting: 
•    Work with various internal and external service providers to implement corporate actions, such as: • Stock Exchange Listings (London/TISE/Dubai etc.) 
•    Buy-backs 
•    Redemption/tender offers 
•    Dividends 
•    Tap issues/additional market share offerings 
•    Liaise with Statutory Services Department for Member meetings 
•    Liaise with Financial Reporting for year-end & interim Accounts 
•    Facilitate the execution of all client legal documentation that needs to be signed offshore 
•    Support Stock Exchange announcements 

 

Other skills include:
•    People Management (May or may not be required)
•    Confident knowledge of Microsoft applications
•    Database management
•    Strong awareness of data privacy and AML
•    General interest and understanding of Fund industry, economics and impact on regulated Boards

Working with Us:

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. In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways:

Financial – Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension/ Gratuity, Annual Pay Review

Work Life Balance – Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days

Health & Wellbeing – Private Medical Insurance (REMOVE FOR LUX POSTINGS), Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development – Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

And Finally 

We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us.
We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.
Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.


   

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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), 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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    • APAC/INDIA 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.

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      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.

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    • 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.

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      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