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Accounting/Finance/Tax/Audit
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80098 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 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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Summary:


The Manager 1 role is a key senior position within the global Audit Services organization, responsible for providing direct oversight and leadership to the audit team in Manila and fostering an environment where growth and opportunity for career advancement is present. This professional will lead a growing group of auditors, who are responsible for the execution of a global portfolio of audit engagements in the areas of finance (e.g., financial reporting, financial controls), treasury management (e.g., treasury operations), risk management (e.g., operational risk), compliance (e.g., regulatory requirements), and corporate planning (e.g., Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR)). This role requires the ability to read and comprehend complex U.S. and global regulations and apply those learnings to assess Northern Trust’s compliance with those laws and requirements.


In addition, the Manager 1 will take direction from the audit teams located in Chicago that service the Chief Financial Officer (i.e., Finance  and Corporate Planning and Treasury Management) and guide the local team in Manila to a successful audit outcome (i.e., workpaper quality, thoroughness, accuracy, and timeliness).  This position will report locally to the Audit Manager II in Manila.

 

Principal Responsibilities

 

Leadership and Management

  • Provide strategic thinking, thought leadership, and guidance on identifying key risks and assessing the design and operating effectiveness of the controls supporting finance, treasury management, risk management, compliance, and corporate planning;
  • Oversee and direct the activities of the Manila audit team to achieve the Corporation’s objectives, and for timely reporting on Audit Services matters to management and appropriate governance bodies;
  • Establish and develop strong working relationships and open communication with key stakeholders, globally;
  • Ensure that any apportionment of responsibilities within the team is effective and appropriate
  • Encourage an environment of employee participation, teamwork, and open communication;
  • Provides training, coaching, and auditing expertise to the audit team;
  • Mentors and guides his/ her team members in conceptualizing and achieving their career development goals
  • Accountable for own assignments and holding others accountable for theirs.  Delivering when you say you will, and proactively managing expectations

Operational

  • Work with management to develop an audit strategy for the engagement;
  • Ensure that deliverables are issued accurately, completely, and timely to stakeholders
  • Provide guidance on testing of the governance structure and internal controls and testing key controls within these processes, specifically reliability and quality of data sources, reconciliations, and substantiation;
  • Leads and oversees larger, more complex, and/or global reviews;
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the business risks, controls, and processes, along with an understanding of relevant laws, regulatory rules and knowledge of the impact of systems within areas reviewed; 
  • Apply analytical skills, discussions with the Business and Audit Partners and the risk assessment process to properly identify key risks and controls, audit scope, and testing approach within an audit or other project;
  • Accurately designs the testing approach and ensures, through first-level reviews, that work paper documentation is clear, concise, supports the reviews performed, and explains decisions made during the project;
  • Communicates with senior level management, including leading efforts to discuss the business/risk environment and issues/risks raised during the review, along with providing periodic updates, to the status of the project;
  • Lead walkthroughs and planning meetings with key stakeholders at all levels;
  • Asking challenging questions to understand;
  • Demonstrate professional scepticism and comfort with questioning how certain processes are being performed in order to facilitate making improvements;
  • Lead other audit team members in their responsibilities to ensure quality of work and compliance with internal audit standards;
  • Draft issues clearly and concisely and communicate potential issues to the business;
  • Assist in preparing the Draft Audit Report;
  • Lead status meetings and discussions of initial audit findings with stakeholders;
  • Monitor audit team members’ time, and escalates significant budget variances/delays

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required
  • CA or CPA certification is preferred
  • 10- 12+ years of experience in auditing and/or systems experience in a financial institution or similar public accounting experience in the financial services industry is required
  • Knowledge of auditing in the financial services industry preferred
  • 2-3+ years of experience in handling or managing people
  • Strong work paper documentation skills

 

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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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