Northern Trust

Associate Fraud Investigator

4 days left

Chicago, IL; Tempe, AZ
21 Jun 2024
21 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.

Job Title: Associate Financial Crimes Investigator

Summary: Responsible for supporting the investigations conducted at Northern Trust, inclusive of financial crimes, suspicious activity and misconduct. This role involves the collecting, preparing and analyzing various referrals and collaborating with senior investigators in conducting in-depth investigations involving Northern Trust accounts, clients, or employees.


  • Assist in the initial intake of various referrals requiring review, analysis and investigation.
  • Collect and organize relevant documentation and evidence to generate new investigations and to support ongoing investigations.
  • Collaborate with Business Units, cross-functional teams, and external agencies to gather relevant information for investigation.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed records, reports and documentation of investigative findings, inclusive of SAR filing.
  • Provide support to investigators and senior investigators, as needed.
  • Analyze data to identify and investigate possible fraudulent activity.
  • Stay updated on relevant laws, regulations and industry trends related to financial crimes.
  • Ensure compliance with any regulatory obligations in the various entities.
  • Provide fraud awareness and prevention training and ongoing guidance to regional teams, as needed.


  • 1-2 years of investigative experience in a financial institution or related industry.
  • Innovative mindset with a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Ability to interpret complex data sets and metrics.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively with other business units.
  • Knowledge of fraud regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment to make timely decisions, while working in a fast-paced and results-driven environment.

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.

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