Chicago, Illinois, United States
04 Jul 2022
04 Aug 2022
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Audit Services is offering an exceptional opportunity for you to showcase and expand your knowledge in Corporate Finance, Accounting, and Treasury Management and join a global team of experts, whose common goal is to provide independent and objective assurance and consulting activities that assess risks and protect the assets, reputation, and sustainability of Northern Trust. We are seeking an eager partner to help enhance and grow our audit coverage of accounting, capital management, liquidity risk, payroll, and certain operations.    

Through collaboration with other team members, you would assist in the end-to-end execution of audit engagements and gain exposure to senior management across Northern Trust.  Success is measured through the quality of the documentation, integrity of the assessment, timeliness of the deliveries, and your ability to foster relationships both internally in the audit department and with key stakeholders.  While not required, experience in data manipulation, transformations, and analytical techniques is highly desired.   

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics or Law/ Legal Management is preferred, but not required. 
  • 2-3+ years of experience within the Banking/ Financial Services sector or similar public accounting experience in the Financial Services industry 
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred
  • Knowledge of Auditing principles and methodology in the Financial Services industry would be an advantage
  • An ability to work in a fast paced environment as part of a Global Audit team across multiple time zones and jurisdictions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

About Northern Trust: 

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

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 in experience, 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.

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

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