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QA Specialist, PPG Audit Services

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Accounting/Finance/Tax/Audit
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82697 Requisition #
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Thought Leadership Skills:

-8+ years of specific audit or risk management (2nd or 3rd Line of Defense) and thought leadership within at least one of the following elements of banking and financial services sector: 
-Financial reporting (e.g., understanding or work experience in treasury, capital management, trade desk front office or back office activities); OR
-Risk management and compliance (e.g., understanding of global regulatory requirements such as privacy laws, AML, CASS regulations, payment processing, outsourcing risks, cybersecurity, or past experience as an examiner); OR
-Wealth Management; OR
-Asset Servicing; OR
-Investment Management
-Highly curious and enthusiastic to learn Northern Trust’s business and the Department’s processes
-Highly motivated to ‘connect the dots’ through fragmented sources of information, through independent reading and challenge, interviews, and discussions
-Proven track record in learning a risk, process, and/or best practice in a very short period of time

Communication and Collaboration Skills:
-Ability to take ‘complex’ issues, topics, risks, and/or issues and effectively communicate the issues at a higher-level for senior stakeholders
-Critical listening and interviewing skills.  Ability to examine, cross-examine, and pose the same question in different ways to get to the bottom

Organizational and Stakeholder Management Skills:
-Operate independently as a QA partner across the various audit teams, forming partnerships at all levels within Audit Services.  Support the QA Manager in fostering a strong QA partnership with the Senior Audit Managers and Audit Directors
-Positively and creatively influence department change
-Participate in continuous monitoring activities
-Coaches the team and invests time in developing junior members

Operational Skills:
-Support the QA Manager and PPG Director in performing ongoing reviews of the accuracy, completeness, and integrity of the audit information within the system
-Execute QA reviews, departmental exception/system reports, and validation of any QA/PPG raised issues
-Provide assurance over the quality of Audit Services’ work via formal QA products (e.g., scorecards, thematic reviews, targeted reviews)
-Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and meet strict deadlines, both internal and external (e.g., regulators)
-Provides methodology training to auditors, including tailored training as and when needed
-Assist in ad-hoc projects (e.g., exception reporting, developing training materials, research and development, completing committee materials)

Other competencies:
-Excellent MS Excel (e.g., Pivots, Vlookup), PowerPoint, and Visio skills required
-Experience in using Tableau, Power BI preferred
-Strong project management skills; must be able to manage multiple projects concurrently
-Advanced degree preferred (e.g., JD, Masters, PhD), but not required
-Prior regulatory/examination experience is preferred

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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