Northern Trust

Consultant, Compliance (9 month FTC - Maternity Leave Cover)

London, UK
03 Jun 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.

Major Duties:

  • 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.
  • Compliance-related laws, rules and standards, including keeping them informed of developments or changes that may affect their area.
  • Participates in developing Compliance programs and acts as a contact point within the company for Compliance inquiries from partners.
  • Participates in establishing 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 classes.
  • Identifies, measures, and documents 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 Compliance risk and guides management in developing policies and/or procedures that minimize 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.
  • May mentor junior level employees and review the work of others.


  • 5-7 or more years’ experience, preferably in Compliance or risk management; or equivalent.
  • Related experience.
  • Knowledge of risk management and the Company’s strategic goals.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, acquired through formal education and work experience, is required.
  • Analytical and communication skills are necessary to consult with and communicate information to partners/clients; to analyse and summarize information; and to apply laws and regulations to the Company’s business.

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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