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About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world’s most successful individuals, families and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Role/ Department:

The Derivatives Investment Outsourcing Operations department provides middle and back office operational support to investment management clients, across a wide range of Exchange Traded and Over the Counter products. The team’s responsibilities include trade capture, trade affirmation / confirmation, trade settlement, margin calculation, margin settlement and all associated reconciliations.

We believe our most valuable asset is our engaged, empowered and diverse workforce. As a global institution, Northern Trust is committed to building upon this diverse talent through encouraging innovative thinking and personal courage in an inclusive environment. Northern Trust’s commitment to diversity & inclusion is evident in our internal initiatives for which we have won several globally recognized awards.

Northern Trust is currently recruiting an Analyst to join our growing team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a ‘best in class’s operation at the heart of our business. We are particularly interested in candidates with previous experience in Derivative Operations although we are also keen to hear from candidates who believe they have a transferable skillset. Successful candidates will receive a mix of classroom and on the job training to become operational in the role.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Analyse trade confirmations versus the trade capture system
  • Providing trade information to interested parties such as Fund Accountants, Trustees and Third-Party Administrators
  • Monitoring performance of counterparties and providing feedback to clients, participating in regular service review sessions
  • Investigating and resolving queries and enquiries from internal and external clients and production of client reporting.
  • Investigating and leading exception resolution from Tri-Resolve portfolio reconciliations with Investment Managers, Counterparties and trade repositories
  • To liaise with Clients and Market Counterparties to resolve any Confirmation discrepancies.
  • To work towards solution all queries in a time efficient manner and to first review paper confirmations.
  • To coordinate so that all team duties are completed within internal, market and SLA deadlines and timeframes and control and procedures adhered to and updates regularly.
  • To tackle various tactical and strategic initiatives to improve performance.
  • Attend internal and external meetings with Clients and Counterparties where required.

Skills/ Qualifications:

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • Demonstrates as a team player, self-starter and flexible.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An eye for accuracy with strong attention to detail
  • Organizes own workload, establishes priorities and demonstrates ability to multi-task.
  • Knowledge of PC skills particularly MS Office required.
  • Previous experience in financial industry is preferred but not essential.

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation:

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at

We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

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