Analyst, Asset Data Services (Graduate Opportunity) Hybrid

Limerick, Munster, Ireland
06 May 2022
06 Jun 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust employee (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.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing adjustments to individuals with health conditions and disabilities. If you would benefit from adjustments for any part of the employment process, please inform the recruiter to discuss your individual requirements.

We strive to have a globally diverse workforce where engagement and inclusion drive business excellence. We believe in the power of collaborative partnerships and are proud to work with a number of organisations across EMEA who provide us with ongoing knowledge, education and insights to support our efforts.

We monitor our progress by participating in market benchmarks which assess industry best practice and are delighted to have received a Silver Award from the Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index over two consecutive years, and a Gold Award from the UK Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

Role/ Department:

The Asset Servicing department is responsible for the provision of Securities Set Up for the purposes of Pricing, Trade Settlements, monthly Custody valuations, Fund Accounting NAV, Financial Reporting and Middle office outsourcing. The department supports teams around the globe 24 hours a day. The Limerick Asset Servicing team is a dynamic team of 6 partners who work on set up, data quality and projects such as the Fund Accounting Change Program.

Reporting into the Manager, this role within the Asset Services group is responsible for serving as the Fund Accounting asset data process improvement and reengineering leader. The successful candidate will serve as a subject matter expert on data quality issues across funds, fixed income and equity instruments.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Set up new Security records on NT systems
  • Research asset information on vendor terminals and websites ensuring accurate set up.
  • Review new asset information, applying knowledge of various security types to interpret and enrich existing setups.
  • Communicate with data and valuation vendors, brokers, and requestors etc. to obtain information regarding assets.
  • Ensure daily SLAs are met with required quality
  • Investigation of Reference data queries and critical client issues.
  • Ability to handle, escalate and resolve queries in a timely manner
  • Build a strong repository of Operations and Domain knowledge in the team
  • Ensure documentation of the process activities / process change is in line with the organizational/audit standards for documentation.
  • Identify and communicate errors & to maintain & report relevant metrics in a timely manner.
  • Follow audit norms, report deviations / suggest improvements in controls.

Skills/ Qualifications:

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • A strong educational background - Business degree or similar 3rd level qualification
  • Previous financial services experience is an advantage
  • Knowledge of various asset classes and related Reference data.
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, ICE desirable
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines under pressure and to work on own initiative
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

Working with Us:

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 ethical companies. In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways:

Financial – Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension/ Gratuity, Annual Pay Review

Work Life Balance – Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days

Health & Wellbeing – Private Medical Insurance, Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development – Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

And Finally

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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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