Northern Trust

Audit Manager, Risk and Compliance

Chicago, IL
23 Nov 2023
23 Dec 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

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: Audit Manager, Risk Management and Compliance/Internal Audit

Audit Services is seeking an eager partner to help advance and grow our audit coverage (primarily in Operational Risk) across Northern Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity for you to showcase and further expand your audit skills, and knowledge of Operational Risk, which spans a number of areas such as, operational resiliency, business continuity and disaster recovery, third party risk management. You will have the opportunity to work with audit partners in Ireland, London, Chicago, and Manila, gain deep insights to Northern Trust’s global business, as well as exposure to senior management, including the ‘Management Group’.

Through engagement with other team members, you will design and manage the end-to-end execution of audit engagements. Success is measured by the comprehensiveness of the workpapers, quality of the audit reports, timeliness of the deliveries, mentoring of junior staff, contributing to team process enhancements, and your ability to foster relationships both internally in the audit department and with key stakeholders.

Working Model: Hybrid (#LI-Hybrid )

We have a balanced hybrid working model to ensure you get the flexibility you need, and the successful candidate will spend their time between working in the office and working from home.


  • Experience in internal audit, monitoring or testing functions in a financial institution, regulator, or risk consulting firm.
  • Project management skills
  • Effectively communicate with senior stakeholders and Audit Services management in a clear and timely manner
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment across multiple time zones and jurisdictions, strong organizational skills, prioritize effectively, and multi-task
  • Knowledge of auditing principles and methodology required; preferred in the financial services industry
  • While not required, experience in data manipulation and analytics is highly desired
  • Professional certifications preferred, but not required (e.g., CIA)

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 and apply today.

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.

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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