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.
This professional will join the Corporate Planning and Treasury Management (CPTM) team within the Audit Services Group in a newly created position.
The Senior Auditor is responsible for the execution of a global portfolio of audit engagements in the areas of capital management.
including an end-to-end review of Northern Trust’s Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (i.e., Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR)), and corporate treasury management activities.
This role requires the ability to read and comprehend complex U.S. and global regulations and apply those learning to assess Northern Trust’s compliance with those laws and requirements.
In addition, the Senior Auditor is responsible for work paper quality, thoroughness, accuracy and timeliness. This position will report locally to the Audit Manager in Manila and is aligned to the Corporate Planning and Treasury Management within the Audit Services team.
Leadership and Management
Establish and develop strong working relationships and open communication with key stakeholders;
Accountable for own assignments. Delivering when you say you will, and proactively managing expectations
Work with management to develop an audit strategy for the engagement;
Conduct and document complex and high risk audits of the governance structure and internal controls and testing key controls within these processes, specifically reliability and quality of data sources, reconciliations, and substantiation;
Develops and 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.
Performs work that adheres to all Policies and Standards (e.g., creates electronic work papers to evidence scope of examination and accuracy of findings);
professional auditing standards; and regulatory requirements;
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 executes the testing approach and ensures that work paper documentation is clear, concise, supports the reviews performed, and explains decisions made during the project;
Demonstrate professional skepticism and comfort with questioning how certain processes are being performed in order to facilitate making improvements;
Document test objectives and test steps that are aligned and ensure coverage of risks and controls;
Skills and ExperienceRequired Skills
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Accounting is required
CA, CPA or CIA certification is preferred
8+ years of experience in Capital and / or Corporate Planning within the Banking / Financial Services sector or similar public accounting experience in the Financial Services industry is required
Strong work paper documentation skills
Strong people management and leadership skills
Self-starter with an ability to self-motivate
Strong analytical, leadership and organizational skills are required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Highly numerate with strong organisational and problem solving skills with attention to detail
Ability to proactively assess issues, identify solutions and problem solve
Ability to react and respond on a timely basis
Ability to adapt and react positively in a changing and dynamic work environment
Ability to work under pressure and to deliver to tight deadlines
Ability to develop relationships with diverse groups and various levels of financial and operating personnel
Flexibility, multi-tasking, creative thinking, good business judgment skills are required to meet strict deadlines and manage other projects
Proficiency in Word and Excel a plus
Must be a team player and able to work under pressure during peak periods
An ability to work in a fast paced environment as part of a Global Audit team across multiple time zones and jurisdictions.