Northern Trust

Credit Analyst - Capital Market Risk

4 days left

Chicago, IL
24 May 2024
24 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.

This position will join the Capital Markets Risk team and provide support for managing risks stemming from the capital markets activities the bank undertakes. The role provides high visibility with the bank’s senior management team and opportunity for the right candidate to contribute and execute the bank's risk framework and provide value-add consultative risk coverage.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Engage with Capital Markets trading teams in consultative role to provide financial risk subject matter expertise while ensuring that trading activities meet risk andregulatory requirements.
  • Co-developing risk mitigation strategies and action plans with risk owners to address highest priority risks.
  • Key contributor in supporting the Counterparty Credit Stress Testing framework. Responsibilities include process execution, analysis, and presentation to Committees.
  • Support risk analysis for Securities Finance counterparty portfolios as required by Credit Risk Management Policies. Responsibilities include – VaR model execution, analysis of results and presentation to Committees.
  • Synthesize risk data into meaningful reporting, tailored to various audiences and levels in the organization and present to partners and senior management.
  • Effectively build positive relationships across the team, from senior management to junior staff, to influence results and deliver tangible value.
  • Support of new business products and how the activity is monitored from financial and credit risk perspective.


  • Knowledge of Capital Markets and financial products such as Foreign Exchange, Securities Lending, Treasury and Investment Securities is preferred.
  • Strong PC, Credit Systems/Tools knowledge.
  • Highly motivated, engaged, and self-driven.
  • Ability to summarize complex issues and requirements in simple terms.
  • Ability to prioritize and work effectively under time/workload pressure.
  • Ability to work independently with limited oversight.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree and/or risk certification are preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in financial services, including Capital Markets
  • Familiarity with Risk Management or Analysis and Financial Reporting, preferred.
  • Familiarity with reporting solutions such as Power BI, Cognos, Tableau, etc.

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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