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Institutional Trust
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92951 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/ Department:
Provide high quality service to a complex multi-billion dollar book of fiduciary clients within the Institutional Fiduciary Team

The successful candidate will require strong personal skills to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop opportunities for Northern Trust. The client relationships are global giving access to the comprehensive Northern network and the successful candidate would be expected to develop good working relationships within Northern Trust.

The role is primarily fiduciary focused and experience in Trust is essential the role also requires a keen interest in global financial markets and investment assets including private equity, hedge funds and real estate.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to become part of a hugely effective team and work with some of the top global investment houses, consultants and other service providers

Fiduciary Management:
•    Manage a mixed portfolio of company and trust structures on behalf of clients, engaging with internal partners, advisors and managers to provide excellent client service. 
•    Balancing client expectations with appropriate fiduciary risk management and diligence. 
•    Adhere to a culture of compliance with regards to policies and regulations. 
•    Prepare minutes and resolutions as required. Execute all necessary authorised documentation and payments.
•    Prepare proposals for discretionary committees to review and decide upon.
•    Review of financial statements. 
•    Depending upon the specific client, you may be a point of contact for them in relation to the fiduciary entities on their portfolio. Plan and attend client and advisors meetings.
•    A signatory of the corporate director, secretarial and trustee companies. 
•    A member of the Fiduciary Discretionary Committee.
•    Ensure that client structures adhere to relevant regulatory requirements
Ensure that all decision making is accurately and appropriately documented, and client records and filings are accurate and in accordance with any relevant regulations.

Teamwork:
•    Proactively work within the fiduciary team and internal partners to help identify areas for improvement.
•    Liaise with other Northern fiduciary teams to gain consistency of service where appropriate.
•    Advise and educate non fiduciary partners in client and market changes.
•    Support team and act as back up where required.
•    Identify opportunities to grow the client relationship and improve their experience.
•    Build an appropriate network within Northern Trust, to enable you to navigate the various business and control teams efficiently. 

Business/Market Knowledge:
•    Continuous development of your own knowledge to ensure up to date fiduciary best practice understanding. 
•    Understanding of regulatory requirements and changes for both Guernsey and other relevant jurisdictions. 
•    Develop and sustain a broad technical knowledge across products and services of the Bank and the financial and wealth markets to ensure the business is supported

Knowledge and Skills

•    Highly professional approach to work and client interactions, especially with regards to privacy of information. 
•    Already qualified, working towards or keen to start, a professional ICSA or STEP qualification or holds equivalent experience.
•    Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, good numeracy and computer skills and a positive 'can-do’ attitude.
•    Candidates must be self-motivated and have excellent time management skills.
•    Good analytical skills with the ability to research and understand documents and legislation and be able to explain in simple layman’s terms. 
•    Understanding of market assets and how they are used including private equity.

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, 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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      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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