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The SOX/Analyst will join the Global Financial Control (SOX/SOC) governance and oversight team within the Corporate Controller’s Group.  The team is responsible for the Corporation’s global internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) that includes annual scoping and risk assessment, key process documentation and control identification, deficiency analysis, quarterly certifications and management reporting.  Professional will be involved in all efforts related to annual Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and will ‘own’ the key process documentation for several significant processes.  Additionally, professional will support the governance program of the internal controls identified within the Service Organization Control report regarding services provided to clients.
 
Position provides exposure into the entire organization, interacting frequently with control owners at all management levels globally, as well as internal and external auditors.
 
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES


- Evaluate risk and likely sources of potential misstatement for significant processes
- Maintain relationships with control owners to provide guidance and training regarding SOX program and requirements
- Create/update narrative, flowchart and risk-control matrix documentation for significant processes including appropriate consideration of key reports, control evidence, end-user computing, and management review controls with information provided by process and control owners
- Participate in walkthrough-like meetings with process and control owners as well as internal and external auditors
- Facilitate control testing and resolve control issues
- Perform individual control deficiency analysis monitoring and aggregation analysis
- Assist in developing regular presentations to Management and Audit Committee on relevant topics
- Partner and communicate with teams across business to move key SOX initiatives forward
- Assist with the GRC application implementation and user testing
 

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
 
Required Skills


- BS Accounting preferred
- Public accounting experience is ideal
- 2 or more years of relevant regulatory and statutory financial reporting exposure 
- Ability to meet strict deadlines thru multi-tasking and prioritizing assigned deliverables
- Strong written and verbal skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Financial services experience preferred
- Attention to detail and solid documentation techniques.
  

 
For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.


We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.


As of June 30, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$135 billion in banking assets
$8.1 trillion in assets under custody
$10.7 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$1.1 trillion in assets under management

 

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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), +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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