Northern Trust

Sr. Financial Analyst - BU Support (Asset Servicing)

Chicago, IL/Hybrid
14 Jun 2024
01 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.

The Senior Financial Analys is an important member of the management reporting, planning and analysis team within Asset Servicing (AS) Finance. This partner will be a key player supporting the financial needs of the AS business.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong finance and/or accounting skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate with partners across all levels of seniority
  • Strong relationship building and management skills required to work with partners in both Finance and across the business
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint, and data analysis skills.

Major Duties

  • Provide analysis, reporting and forecasting of consolidated Asset Servicing financial results, supporting the President of Asset Servicing in driving business results, and reporting to the CEO, CFO, and the Board of Directors.
  • Assist manager in leading the Annual Plan process for Asset Servicing, including setting annual targets, and developing tools that allow for the consolidation and analysis of the plans submitted by the AS segments.
  • Develop strong relationships and closely coordinate with Finance partners across the globe.
  • Participates in special projects as required by the managers of the team, the AS Chief Financial Officer, or senior leaders in the business.
  • Develop strong relationships and closely coordinate with finance partners across the globe.


  • 5 plus years relevant experience and possess a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
  • Experience using Cognos Analytics and Power BI is a plus.

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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