Senior AML and Registration Specialist

09 Sep 2020
09 Oct 2020
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust employee (Partner), you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve.

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.

The Registration Team is responsible for creating new investment records and maintaining existing Client, Investor and Agent records according to regulatory, compliance and operational requirements. This role is for Consultant level.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • AML-KYC: analyse and perform investor account opening as well as periodic review(s). Ensure that the accounts are compliant with local regulations and bank policies. Be the first escalation point within the team for any complex case
  • Ensure the team work is performed on a timely and quality manner
  • Monitor and control the daily processing work to completion, including quality assurance, timely delivery and managing of outstanding work including the Workflow queue management, analysis and allocation of work
  • Assist the Team Leader in managing a team of approximately 8 headcounts
  • Escalation point for unresolved issues from the teams in Luxembourg and Bangalore
  • Respond to complex queries relating to Registration internally and/or externally to Transfer Agency and monitor the resolution of other queries in respect of SLA’s
  • Maintenance, adherence and training of team in relation to procedures, guidance notes, regulation and client specific requirements/deliverables and segregation of duty
  • Actively participates to improve Registration processes
  • Actively participate in internal/group projects and implements changes
  • Ensure team comply with the regulatory regime in which Northern Trust operates
  • Ensure team exercise due care and diligence, and ensure that the responsibilities of the role are organised and controlled within the ambit of regulation, compliance and risk management
  • Ensure observation of standards of market, business and personal conduct, demonstrating integrity
  • Ensuring that KPIs are achieved and ad-hoc reporting produced
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal Relationship Managers and clients, as well as external clients and advisors

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • Strong knowledge of Transfer Agency AML Regulations, Financial Sanctions, PEP’s, CDD
  • Good understanding of Transfer Agency Line of Business systems in relation to Registration functions
  • Demonstrate effective control and supervision of work
  • Relevant experience in Transfer Agency Registration is a must
  • Fluency in English is required. Other languages are an asset
  • Good accuracy and attention to detail, able to work on an autonomous and proactive
  • You are able to organise, Work under pressure on an autonomous way and provide high quality deliveries
  • Good Team player that likes to share knowledge

Working with Us:

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 ethical companies. In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways:

Financial – Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension/ Gratuity, Annual Pay Review

Work Life Balance – Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days

Health & Wellbeing – Private Medical Insurance, Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development – Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

And Finally

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.

As Northern Trust is a financial organisation, all new employees will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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