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Sr. Analyst -Global Financial Control GFC

Northern Trust
Chicago, IL 60602
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Responsible for leading or supporting the operation, documentation, and enhancement of technically sound SOX, SOC, and/or CCAR program governance methodologies, internal controls testing, policies and procedures. Understand sensitivity of compliance information and appropriately control/limit messages and content shared. Member of a Global Financial Control team, which provides governance, oversight, and/or internal control testing of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) program for Northern Trust Corporation in periodic filings of financial information with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), Service Organization Control Reports (SOC) program for Northern Trust business areas, and/or Comprehensive Capital Analysis & Review (CCAR) program for Northern Trust Corporation. This role is balanced between high level operational execution and development and execution of strategic direction of business function activities.


Perform reviews of various departments by understanding the key risks and controls within the function being reviewed. Develops and executes test steps, documents results clearly and evaluates results to assess the quality of the control and/or control environment

Think critically and take independent initiative to research inherent risks, emerging guidance, and issues relevant to processes and controls, and propose solutions or enhancements as appropriate

Identify and evaluate risk and likely sources of potential error for significant processes

Design and administer trainings to stakeholders

Demonstrate professional skepticism and comfort with questioning how certain processes are being performed in order to facilitate making improvements.

Operate independently; has in-depth knowledge of the function

As subject area expert, provide comprehensive, in-depth consulting and leadership to team and partners at a high technical level

Carry out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult

Responsible for direct interaction with different committees and/or management

Strategic in developing, implementing and administering programs within functional areas

Utilizes understanding of various Corporate units to ensure operations, services and systems have proper controls in place

Applies analytical skills to review information and determine potential control weaknesses

Develops a thorough understanding of the Northern Trust Methodology and adheres to all applicable Department Standards.

Responsible for staying current on SOX/SOC/CCAR regulations and changes in the industry

Ability to meet strict deadlines, manage multiple projects and to work under pressure during peak periods


Excellent oral and written communication skills are required

Ability to work in a fast paced and a dynamic work environment as part of a Global Financial Control team working across multiple time zones and jurisdictions

Highly flexible and adaptable to change


Bachelor's degree required, Accounting or Finance preferred

Experience in financial services preferred

Master's degree in Accounting or Finance a plus

Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor a plus

About Northern Trust:
Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 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 we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg

Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN'S Magazine

We'd love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America's best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

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Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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