Northern Trust

Sr Consultant, Transfer Agency AML

Limerick, Ireland
12 Jun 2024
12 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:

This is a leadership role within the Investor AML Operations team. The role requires a continuous improvement mindset with the ability to co-ordinate across teams and functions to deliver process efficiencies. The role is a key support role for AML Management and for the team as a whole.

In addition, the role requires partners to hold, build and maintain strong relationships with the Northern Trust Transfer Agency and Client Services Departments, as well as other key stakeholders, to deliver a robust AML Operations service to Northern Trust’s client and investor base.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Identify problem areas using data. Propose and implement solutions to gain efficiencies.
  • Completion of project work, as a team member and/or project manager to ensure delivery of AML related projects.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with clients and partners in other Northern Trust departments.
  • Works with management to ensure that the Investor AML team meets the required audit, risk and compliance standards.
  • Maintains an up to date knowledge of AML regulation and best practice and uses this knowledge to promote enhancements to Northern Trust’s AML processes and procedures.
  • Construction and delivery of MI for management on an ad-hoc and scheduled basis, including oversight of outsourced locations.
  • Engaging with Audit, Risk, Control or Compliance teams as required to ensure the smooth running of reviews that AML team are subject to as part of NT’s overall controls.
  • Ad-hoc work as required from time to time by AML Management.

Skills/ Qualifications:

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • Self-motivating with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Extensive knowledge of day-to-day AML operations.
  • Knowledge of Transfer Agency operations and the wider funds administration business.
  • Strong organisational and communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Ability to co-ordinate and influence across departments and functions inside and outside Transfer Agency.
  • Effective risk management.
  • Previous experience in an AML is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of the AML regulatory environment in Ireland. Additional knowledge of Luxembourg and UK regulatory environment would be a distinct advantage.
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office applications relating to designated areas of responsibility.
  • Strong analytical skills. Ability to analyse data, identify problems and propose and implement solutions.
  • Comfortable & competent presenting ideas and solutions, including to senior management.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Strong organisational skills to ensure delivery of a high standard of work on time

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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