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About Northern Trust

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 18,500 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 December 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$10.1 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$7.6 trillion in assets under custody
$1.1 trillion in assets under management
$132 billion in banking assets 


Role Overview

The Control Consultant provides proactive leadership and guidance to partners to strengthen controls, ensure compliance and mitigate operational risk.  The role will report to Manager GS Control APAC and will support Global & Business services in APAC outside India.
  • Risk and control assessment – Proactive control assessment and reviews
  • Policies and risk programs – Central point of contact, consultant, independent oversight and reporting of adherence to Corporate Risk and Compliance policies
  • Reporting and escalation – Independent reporting of risk and control issues for all operational functions to global services control leads and senior management
  • Guide/coach/consult – Create awareness and drive promotion of stronger control environment and positive risk culture

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Perform proactive reviews for the divisions supported and identify key Control themes and trends
  • Ensure operations staff receive relevant information relating to NT policies, standards and regulatory requirements
  • Support in the development of controls and measures to identify excessive operational risk and/or control problems at an early stage and ensures that immediate measures are taken to maintain quality and efficiency standards. 
  • Ensure that current policies and procedures are in place (and are being followed) for business unit functions and are in compliance with organizational standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure Business Continuity requirements are adhered to, with no deviation from agreed procedures and processes.
  • Should have the ability to maintain various MIS reports and should ensure timely completion of all the MIS and other ad-hoc reports to be submitted to management.
  • Review any region specific regulatory issues.  Make recommendations and control implementation by Business Unit.
  • Provide oversight around assessing operational readiness of the business unit’s ability to take on new clients, processes, or perform system migrations.
  • Ability to work on ad-hoc activities.
  • Objectives of the GS control function are as follows. This role would need to involve in performing most of these functions:
 Data Privacy Control standards, reviews and metrics
 Reconciliation standards and communication
 EUC standards, compliance and communication of best practices
 CASS awareness, communication and compliance metrics
 Resiliency planning
 Coordinating BCP events, Stress Tests
 Collaborate with internal Audit, Risk, Compliance and GBCRS on behalf of EO
 Work with GS Control APAC and help evolve Manila GS Control
 Critical issue management and support for Ops




Qualifications

  • Strong background in Operations / Risk & Control / Audit role with 5 to 7 years of experience
  • Proven expertise in implementing controls
  • Experience in Capital Markets / Securities Operations will be an added advantage

  • Preferably CPA with audit background
  • Can work independently and with a remote team based in APAC region

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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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
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    • APAC EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

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      Northern Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring and other employment decisions at Northern Trust are made without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, ethnic origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, record of offences, marital status, family status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law, regulation, or ordinance.

  • EMEA EEO Statement
    • EMEA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

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    • USA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy of The Northern Trust Company to afford equal opportunity in all phases of employment without regard to an individual's age, race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic tests and information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EEO poster (U.S.)EEO is Law Poster Supplement