Northern Trust

Consultant, Board Servicing

Saint Peter Port, Guernsey
10 Jun 2024
10 Jul 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:

Managing the board relationship aspect for a portfolio of Guernsey and non-Guernsey, listed and unlisted entities with the minimum of supervision in a professional, effective, and high quality manner.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Manage the board servicing aspect for a small portfolio of Guernsey and non-Guernsey, listed and unlisted, entities with a certain level of supervision.
  • Build relationships with the Boards and clients to ensure all board servicing aspects of the NT service offering are managed effectively and efficiently
  • Assist client Boards collectively and individually, where the need arises, on corporate governance issues enabling the practicality of the relevant corporate governance framework to be implemented effectively and efficiently
  • Maintain the corporate calendars
  • Assist client Boards with their corporate governance and listing obligations, including announcements, terms of reference, corporate governance checklists, risk matrix etc.
  • Take responsibility for the organisation and preparation of agendas, board papers and meeting arrangements for all board and committee meetings, with a certain level of supervision
  • Attend and take responsibility for the preparation of minutes for all board and committee meetings
  • Circulation of action points to appropriate internal and external parties for completion
  • Arrange execution of entity documentation
  • Liaise with external Directors and Chairpersons
  • Liaise with internal Relationship Managers and Client Service Delivery Managers
  • Liaise with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditor

Skills/ Qualifications:

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • A sound knowledge of the offshore fund industry particularly with regard to the statutory and regulatory requirements for Guernsey based collective investment schemes and associated vehicles
  • An understanding of the key corporate governance Codes (AIC, UK and Guernsey)
  • Effective communication (written and verbal) with a good command of the English language
  • Organised with strong time management skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Computer literate, particularly with Microsoft Office programs

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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