Financial Reporting Associate

Location
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
06 Apr 2021
Closes
06 May 2021
Ref
85024
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Under general supervision (but works independently most of the time) responsible for processing and handling transactions for the Financial Reporting group with the Client Accounting Practice (CAP). CAP is a team of global service financial professionals that has operational capabilities in all locations. CAP encompasses Valuation Reporting and Unitized Valuation and Reporting Service and is comprised of partners who support Northern Trust business in conjunction with our global network of operational partners.

Major Duties:

  1. Ensures that the team/divisions goals for accuracy and timeliness are maintained
  2. Escalates relevant and critical issues to management and all required partner areas in a timely manner
  3. Reviews and maintains all roles and deadlines for assigned relationships
  4. Follows core procedures, checklists and client specific procedures on a daily and monthly basis
  5. Carries out complex activities with significant financial, client, and/or internal business impact
  6. May have direct interaction with committees and/or Senior Management
  7. Able to serve as a key subject matter expert and mentor to other more junior level employees
  8. May manage daily operational activities and supervise day-to-day work of junior level employees (but not a formal management role)
  9. More technically sound in area of expertise and has broader knowledge of other areas
  10. Delivers a work product that requires less revision
  11. Able to facilitate discussions and reach decisions

A College or University degree and/or relevant Client Accounting work experience is required.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

In-depth Client Accounting/Industry Knowledge is required

Highly flexible and adaptable to change

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.

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust 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.

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. Build your career with us and apply today.

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