Northern Trust

Asset Servicing Risk Consultant

Manila, Philippines Uptwn Bon
19 Apr 2024
19 May 2024
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.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

Securities Services RCSA Support, including:

  • Data gathering (ASLs, volume changes, control breaks, etc.)
  • Initial review of assessment or reassessments
  • Follow up on identified issues or trigger events. Ensuring all activities needed to close out trigger events have been properly completed by 1st line
  • Document challenge points before BURM review and approval
  • Participate in RCSA process, partnering with 1st line control before BURM approval
  • Build BURM RCSA reporting for Securities Services

Data & Digital Support:

  • Participate in Corporate or Risk sponsored training programs that could enhance BURM use of data, and be prepared to provide updates/training to team.
  • Work as analyst for digitalization effort for BURM processes that include:
    • Risk Reporting
    • RCSA Reporting
    • Incorta Development (Process, Procedures, and RCSA Review & Challenge Flags)
  • Work with 1st LOD to create a system for BURM to aggregate metrics that include: BU key regulatory/exam findings, audit issues, risk treatments, and remediation efforts.

General –

  • Support the BU CRO by creating and maintaining a library of Risk Governance Committee Documents (Committees, Council, Meetings).
  • Play a key role in the quarterly BURM and Legal Entity risk reporting exercises for Capital Markets. This requires both quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
  • Help maintain BURM standards for Risk Reporting, RCSA Management
  • Manage BURM central TEAMS/SharePoint repository
  • Lead the response for BURM information request, meeting materials, or any external material request
  • Synthesize information from: 1st line of defense council, product and process risk committee, and North America Regulatory Forum, for BURM specific relevance
  • Engage with 1st line of defense control on account servicing losses US $100k > and engage impacted BURM member for senior review
  • Business Continuity data reporting and engagement


  • College Degree Required
  • 7+ years of work experience
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships. The candidate will converse regularly with both NT leadership group and senior staff, as well as facing the Global operations business partners on a daily basis.
  • Strong analytical skills are key
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, PowerBI skills recommended.
  • Strong written skills.
  • A general knowledge of Asset Servicing/Fund Services Operations
  • General understanding of Operational Risk and Compliance Risk Frameworks
  • Self-motivation and an ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work cooperatively within a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy
  • Ability to synthesize large amount of data and present in succinct bullets
  • Inquisitive and enthusiastic approach to problem solving

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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