Northern Trust

Sr. Consultant, Compliance

Miami, FL; Madison Bldg-Chgo, IL; Tempe, AZ; Wabash Bldg-Chgo, IL/Hybrid
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.

The Sr. Consultant, Compliance is responsible for overseeing the review, interpretation, and dissemination of current and proposed laws and regulations. Additionally, they will provide consultation and advice to partners regarding Compliance risk avoidance. Participate in the establishment of business development strategies to minimize risk and assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Advises business partners, including senior management, on Compliance programs and applicable laws, regulations, rules and standards, including keeping them informed of developments or changes that may affect their area.
  • Develops Compliance programs and acts as a contact point within the Company for Compliance inquiries from partners.
  • Establishes written guidance on the appropriate implementation of Compliance programs and laws, regulations, rules and standards, through policies and procedures and other documents, such as Compliance manuals, internal codes of conduct and practice guidelines.
  • Assists senior management in developing Compliance programs and identifying partners who are required to take certain training.
  • Identifies, documents, and measures Compliance risk to enhance Compliance risk assessments and assess the appropriateness of the company's Compliance procedures and guidelines.
  • Identifies situations which may pose significant risk and guides management in developing policies and/or procedures that minimize such risk.
  • Interacts with business partners, regulators, and internal and external auditors on regulatory topics.
  • Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of Compliance risk avoidance.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert or other resource within a group for regulatory Compliance matters.
  • Reviews work of others.
  • Project lead.

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • In-depth knowledge of AML/KYC regulations and local laws acquired through formal education and work experience is required.
  • CAMS/FIBA Certification preferred
  • 7+ years' experience, preferably in AML/KYC Compliance or risk management; or equivalent related experience.
  • Knowledge of AML and risk management and the Company's strategic goals.
  • Communication and analytical skills are necessary to consult with partners/clients and analyze information and apply regulations.
  • Proficient in tools such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Share Point

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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