Senior Analyst, Transfer Agency (Settlements) x2 - Hybrid

Limerick, Munster, Ireland
11 May 2022
11 Jun 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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 recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.


Working as part of a dedicated Settlements Team, Individual will be responsible for the execution and QA of external/internal Cash payments adhering to strict deadlines. Ensuring that all client service standards and regulatory requirements are met together with working with partners in different jurisdictions.

Principal responsibilities

  • Responsible for authorisation & quality control checks for external payments to Investors within strict currency deadlines
  • Responsible for authorisation & quality control checks for payments to commission/management fee accounts within strict currency deadlines
  • Responsible for authorisation & quality control checks on all funding payments.
  • Responsible for authorisation & quality control checks on payments between IMR & other accounts to ensure no delays occur on the remittance of external payments to Investors
  • Day to day oversight of processing quality and timeliness in Bangalore, seeking appropriate information from local management there where required
  • Work queue management
  • Adherence to Client SLDs
  • Monitor and assist on the queries and liaise with other departments where necessary
  • Assist in the continued process of TQM (total quality management)
  • Take part in any project related work as required
  • Attendance at internal/client meetings as required
  • Maintains a close working relationship with other TA areas, such as Dealing, Registration, and other internal areas such as the Client Services
  • Fulfil additional, relevant, tasks appropriate to the role and business requirements
  • Achievement of monthly KPIs
  • Working with other team members to ensure Settlements Team Mailbox is kept up to date at all times and that e mails are actioned/filed promptly and within the standard SLD.
  • Attend all mandatory training within the required deadlines


  • Employees are required to comply with the regulatory regime in which Northern Trust operates as appropriate to the above role.
  • Employees are expected to exercise due care and diligence, ensuring the areas the incumbent is responsible for are organised and controlled.
  • Employees are required to observe proper standards of market, business and personal conduct, demonstrating integrity in the execution of duties.


Internal key stakeholders:

  • Relationship Managers
  • Client Service Managers
  • Management Team
  • Internal Clients including but not limited to other teams within Transfer Agency

External key stakeholders:

  • Regulators including, CBOI and FED
  • External Clients
  • External Advisors
  • External Auditors / Trustees and Compliance
  • Shareholders

Qualifications / Skills / Experience:

  • Demonstrate a detailed working knowledge of Transfer Agency Finance Functions
  • Ability to review and resolve complex issues working under pressure meeting challenging deadlines
  • Customer Service experience would be preferred
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills with a flexible approach to work
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good Team Player
  • Effective verbal reasoning and numeric skills (Essential)
  • Good keyboard skills to include MS Excel and ability to learn systems used within the business (Essential)
  • Experience in working with Multiple Currencies
  • Extensive knowledge of regulatory environment is highly desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of working within a regulatory Environment

Core competencies:

  • Interpersonal (relationship building, respectful, problem solving and understanding)
  • Communication (listening skills, oral communication skills, information sharing and written communication skills)
  • Self-management (adaptability, integrity, learning and trust builder)
  • Motivation (closure and result seeking)
  • Thinking (decision making, idea generation, inclusion and problem solving)
  • Organisational Knowledge (current knowledge, knowledge and understanding)
  • Client Service and Quality (quality, relationship building and client satisfaction)
  • Administration (coordination, execution, planning and time management)

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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