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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.

 
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GFS Consultant Operations Control

 

Summary

 

  • Regulatory and Financial Reporting are rapidly expanding businesses within Global Fund Services (GFS) area of Northern Trust with offices in Ireland, London, Guernsey, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Frankfurt, Chicago , Manila , Pune and  Bangalore .
     
  • The GFS Control Consultant is a proactive role that is responsible for oversight of the operational control structure surrounding Regulatory and Financial Reporting within Global Fund Services. The Control Consultant provides guidance to partners to strengthen controls, ensure compliance and mitigate operational risk. 
  • This position based in Manila reports to the GFS Control Program Manager in Manila

 

Major Duties

 
  • Foster and promote Norther’s commitment to a strong risk management culture by developing a control mindset within the business.
  • Perform proactive focused reviews according to agreed priorities of end to end processes and/or clients and key risk areas to maintain quality levels & identify areas for enhancement
  • Ensure that current policies and procedures are in place (and are being followed) for business unit functions and are in compliance with organizational standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure proper preventative and detective controls are in place for business functions and drive recommendations to strengthen control.
  • Assist with periodic procedure reviews for existing processes, as well as those for new processes created by implementations and take-on activity.
  • Assess operational readiness of the business unit’s ability to take on new clients, processes, or perform system migrations.
  • Act as an escalation point for risk and control related matters for the entire department.
  • Partner with various risk management and control groups throughout the organization.
  • Assist with reviewing all operational losses within the department, analyzing for trends/root causes.  Recommend and implement controls, solutions and training.
  • Serve as department assistant lead for all audits and regulatory examinations.  Track and monitor all audit report and regulatory examination findings to ensure all open issues are resolved and closed in a timely manner.
  • Looks to automate control identified gaps and looks to also use tools to increase control testing via PO/RPA other technology teams
  • Systematically assess & challenge existing processes.

 

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Seasoned operations partner with knowledge of Regulatory Reporting and / or Financial Reporting business including its strategic goals, associated products and supporting operational functions. 

  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Has a strong understanding of end to end processes within GFS Operations.

  • Ability to systematically assess & challenge existing processes.

  • Knowledge of risk management techniques and proven ability to identify and asses risk in business processes, migration activity and new products. 

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry best practices. 

  • Strong communication, negotiation and analytical skills are necessary to consult with partners/clients throughout the organization as well as regulators and auditors.

  • Effective project management skills are essential to help drive various initiatives.

  • Ability to sell the value added benefit of the control function.

     

 Experience 

  • Overall experience between 8 to 10 years in the Financial Services Sector is desired.
  • Operational experience in Fund administration would be an added advantage
  • Any experience in Control & Risk functions would be added advantage.
  • Proficiency in any of these skills would be added advantage (basis data analytic techniques, VBA macros)

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