Northern Trust

Senior Internal Auditor, CFO

Chicago, IL / Hybrid
20 Feb 2024
07 Mar 2024
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: Sr Auditor/Internal Audit

Audit Services is offering an exceptional opportunity for you to showcase and expand your knowledge in Corporate Finance, Accounting, Capital Planning, 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. This position is based in Chicago, and you’ll be expected to work closely with partners in London and Manila.

Through collaboration with other team members, you will lead the end-to-end execution of audit engagements and gain exposure to senior management across Northern Trust. Success is measured by the robustness of your audit conclusions, management of the day-to-day needs of the audit engagement, 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 reconciliations is highly desired.

Skills/ Qualifications:

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, or Law/ Legal Management
  • Advanced degrees (e.g., Juris Doctorate, MBA), accountancy qualification (e.g., CPA), Charted Financial Analyst, and/or Certified Internal Auditor designations are preferred
  • 3+ years of experience within the banking/financial services sector or similar public accounting experience in the financial services industry
  • Knowledge of auditing techniques and approaches 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

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.

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. #MadeForGreater

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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