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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 September 30, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$10.8 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$8.2 trillion in assets under custody
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
$132 billion in banking assets


Summary:

There is an opportunity for an “experienced and knowledgeable” applicant to join the Fund Accounting BPA team in India. The prime responsibility of BPA team is to deal with business support, system upgrades and development, small change and major capital projects. This role involves development, support and testing of the InvestOne and all its ancillary applications used within Fund Accounting business unit.


Management Responsibilities:
• Lead FA testing team in outstanding execution and delivery of services
• Ensure transition of activities into the group are managed and are successfully implemented
• Ensure reporting is developed & completed accurately and within specified timeframes
• Deliver high quality service to stakeholders by accurate, timely completion of all assigned tasks and requests for information
• Organise workload and team members in an efficient and effective manner
• Work closely with regional functional managers in various processes / projects to ensure communication and smooth implementation
• Focus on leading and developing people through continuous mentoring / coaching
• Conducts the full performance management process and work closely with management on staffing decisions 


Functional Responsibilities:
• Review and analyze system specifications, collaborate with project team to develop effective test strategies and plans.
• Formulate and Lead application testing strategies and test plans
• Execute test cases (manual or automated) and review results for SunGard Invest One and other Fund Accounting applications, report and troubleshoot defects.
• Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the implementation lifecycle
• Consistently demonstrates expertise in high profile projects and system upgrades, testing for large and small projects/changes, system changes and upgrades
• Demonstrate advanced subject matter expertise to perform functional reviews of transformational initiatives and on-going BAU change agendas. 
• Serve as a Change Advocate; establish trust within the corresponding business teams; gain enthusiasm within the teams.
• Work closely with regional functional managers in various processes / projects to ensure communication and smooth implementation.
• Train, coach and mentor juniors in the group
• Provide regular management reports and Operational MIS to stakeholders and management

Experience


•24 months as a Consultant to move as a Senior Consultant. Movement within Senior Consultant


Skills/Experience Required:
• Proven experience as a QA test lead or similar role for Fund accounting/applications
• Strong leadership, management and organizational skills are required to develop periodic goals, and manage and motivate team members towards the established goals
• Demonstrates strong experience in change initiatives, covering areas such as Scrum, Agile, IT and product development; with a track record of accomplishment in complex projects and change initiatives. 
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) to interact and manage expectations with stakeholders and management
• Able to provide project management consultation and leadership to peers and others.
• A good understanding of the FIS InvestOne  platform, overall experience of 10-12 years and minimum 10 years of Business Analyst/ Testing  experience and  2 years in supervising/managing teams
• Agile Scrum Master Certification, ISTQB certification, CCBA, CBAP or other BA certification would be preferred


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