Business Analyst

Chicago, Illinois, United States
07 Jan 2022
07 Feb 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


  • Provide Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reporting driven by Microsoft Power BI to immediate manager and business partners as required from the FITS database
  • Complete Validation of monthly financials in the FITS database as compared to Accounting systems
  • Provide analytics to the Enterprise Market Data Sourcing Team by report generation, leading the collection and analysis of data by vendor, business unit or service
  • Analyze Market Data Category, sub-category and vendor expense/spend trends
  • Carry out complex Market Data financial activities with significant review on each internal business unit, reviewing and validating impacts, trends and budgets
  • Drive internal partner centric quality initiatives to increase awareness on reporting of Market Data statistics and trends
  • Interact with Business Units and Partners to formulate and implement strategy and solutions to enhance existing data reporting, create new efficiencies, and improve processes and overall awareness
  • Display planning and proactive follow up skills with in the Global Enterprise Market Data Team and all Business Units
  • Serve as a key Market Data subject matter expert and mentor to other employees
  • Responsible for Market Data projects and learning project management skills
  • Ad hoc projects and reports as requested


  • Two to three years of experience in the financial services industry or data driven experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Power BI, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Prior experience working in fast-pace, high demand environment
  • Exhibits strong time management skills and sets priorities
  • Capacity to handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in reviewing detailed data and drive for accuracy
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related business school equivalent

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 inexperience, which is why we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021: 

  • Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg
  • Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN'S Magazine

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

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