SENIOR AUDITOR - WEALTH MANAGEMENT AUDIT SERVICES
Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust is one of the world’s leading financial institutions. We specialize in providing asset servicing solutions and asset management to both institutional and personal clients.
The delivery of products and services to this client base is supported through a network of offices around the globe.
This professional will join the Wealth Management team within the Audit Services Group in a newly created position. The Senior Auditor is responsible for the execution of a portfolio of audit engagements in the areas of private banking and trust activities (e.
g. banking services, lending, trust administration, portfolio management), with knowledge of risks and controls of these activities, including operational and compliance risks, and investment management.
In addition, this role may also support the Asset Management team, and familiarity with the rules, regulations, and practices associated investment due diligence and portfolio construction will be beneficial.
In addition, the Senior Auditor is responsible for work paper quality, thoroughness, accuracy and timeliness.
The Senior Auditor may also execute a broader role across the team in terms of recommending or developing operational efficiencies and / or producing and delivering presentations which assist Partners with understanding root causes of control gaps, industry trends, peer practices, etc.
This position will report locally to the Audit Manager in Manila and is aligned to the Global Wealth Management within the Audit Services team.
Leadership and Management
Accountable for own assignments and holding others accountable for theirs. Delivering when you say you will, and proactively managing expectations
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.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Accounting is required
CA, CPA or CIA certification is preferred
8+ years of experience in Wealth Management, Asset Management and / or Investment Management within the Banking / Financial Services sector or similar public accounting experience in the Financial Services industry is an advantage
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 organizational 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.