Northern Trust

Regulatory Reporting Senior Analyst, ESG Finance

Limerick, Ireland/Hybrid
20 May 2024
10 Jun 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.

Role/ Department

Northern Trust is seeking an Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) Regulatory Analyst to support us in our reporting journey. This individual will play a key role in global ESG regulatory requirements including but not limited to the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission climate reporting requirements, California Climate Legislation, among other non-financial reporting directives.

The successful individual will be required to have extensive interaction and build strong relationships which include but are not limited to, Northern Trust’s Climate Risk team, Corporate Sustainability, Inclusion and Social Impact (“CSISI”), Legal, Global Financial Control, and local Finance teams in EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) and APAC (Asia Pacific). The ESG Regulatory Analyst, who will be based in EMEA, will join Northern Trust’s ESG Finance Team within the Corporate Controller’s Group and report directly to the ESG Controller who is located in Chicago, with dotted line reporting to the EMEA Financial Controller based in Limerick.

The key responsibilities of the role

  • Monitor mandatory ESG-related regulatory reporting requirements and emerging regulation
  • Develop and maintain a general understanding of requirements for mandatory ESG-related disclosures
  • Ensure adherence to deadlines
  • Develop compliance roadmaps and perform gap analysis if/when needed; work with business partners to address gaps
  • Engage proactively to provide solutions and guidance on ESG regulatory requirements
  • Identify and manage any process improvements to gain efficiencies
  • Engage with subject matter experts when developing disclosure narratives via working with Legal, Controllers, and subject matter experts across functions
  • Support audit and assurance activities for reporting


The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • Previous experience in accounting, management consulting, ESG reporting, or another related field
  • Working knowledge of current and emerging climate reporting frameworks, and regulations
  • A part or full accounting qualification, or Bachelors degree in Accounting.
  • Ability to be adept in advancing/new technology, while having basic skills such as Excel/Word
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and engaging with diverse stakeholders
  • Process improvement, including experience in documenting and implementing work processes

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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