Senior Analyst, Trade Processing and Asset Reconcillation

Basel-City, Switzerland
29 Apr 2021
29 May 2021
Contract type
Full time

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.

Role/ Department:

The Trade Processing and Asset Reconciliation Team are responsible for executing all investment activity for a variety of funds. These include securities, FX, derivatives, collaterals, subscriptions & redemptions as well as in kind transactions. We work closely with Portfolio Managers and Custodian Banks to ensure information is accurate and that client deadlines are adhered to. Asset Reconciliation is also performed by using tailor-made solutions.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Reconciliation of securities such as shares, bonds, FX, derivatives contracts and fund units
  • Responsible for the compliance of internal and external controls in the assigned area
  • Cooperation and coordination with internal and external stakeholders

Skills/ Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of securities, FX, derivatives and/or fund business in general
  • Knowledge of Custodian Bank / Asset Servicing Business is preferred
  • Strong computer skills especially in MS Office, including the ability to adapt to new IT systems quickly
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Analytic and solution driven
  • Flexible, team oriented and engaged 
  • Detail oriented and used to work under pressure / tight schedule

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.

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