QA Technology Specialist, Audit Services
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.
Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing adjustments to individuals with health conditions and disabilities. If you would benefit from adjustments for any part of the employment process, please inform the recruiter to discuss your individual requirements.
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.
Department: The Audit Services Department’s Professional Practices Group (PPG) is responsible for maintaining and enhancing practices, policies, and tools used by the Department globally. The PPG QA function is responsible for maintaining and executing the Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (QAIP) and performing independent reviews of the Department’s deliverables, ensure alignment with the internal audit standard and relevant regulatory requirements. The QA function has a global remit and regularly assesses a variety of internal audit activities, collaborates with senior management, and publishes assessment reports, metrics, action items.
Role: The QA Specialist position encompasses the execution and delivery of the QAIP and its principles. The individual will be fundamental and instrumental in setting a high bar in bringing the ‘value’ that QA function can provide to the broader Audit Services department. This role is “highly visible” to the audit leadership. Therefore, thought leadership, practical and logical thinking style, positive and collaborative attitude, ability to learn on the fly, navigate through ambiguity with comfort, and influence positive change are the fundamental requirements to this role. This position will functionally report to the Quality Assurance Manager (Chicago).
The key responsibilities of the role include:
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.
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.
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