Senior Compliance and Financial Crime Consultant (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

St Peter Port, Guernsey
03 Feb 2023
09 Feb 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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:

Working closely with the second line of defence, the role holder has responsibility for supporting a comprehensive framework through the provision of advice, assurance and assessment of controls.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Financial crime projects including risk assessments and application of statutory and regulatory obligations
  • Advises business partners, including senior management, on Compliance programs and applicable laws, regulations, rules and standards, including keeping them informed of developments or changes that may affect their area.
  • Establishes written guidance on the appropriate implementation of Compliance programs and laws, regulations, rules and standards, through policies and procedures and other documents, such as Compliance manuals, internal codes of conduct and practice guidelines.
  • Identifies, documents, and measures Compliance risk to enhance Compliance risk assessments and assess the appropriateness of the company's Compliance procedures and guidelines.
  • Identifies situations which may pose significant risk and guides management in developing policies and/or procedures that minimize such risk.
  • Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of Compliance risk avoidance.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert or other resource within a group for regulatory Compliance matters.

Skills/ Experience:

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • Extensive experience, preferably in Compliance/Risk Management or AML/Financial Crime.
  • Knowledge of applicable Guernsey laws and regulations, usually acquired through formal education and experience, is required.
  • Analytical and communication skills are required to review laws/regulations and assess impact of new regulations and work with business partners to ensure compliance.

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.

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.

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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