Analyst - Global Financial Control

Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
06 Sep 2021
06 Oct 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Under general supervision (but works independently most of the time) responsible for supporting processes related to compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, SOC, and/or CCAR on a Global Financial Control team. The team primarily provides governance, oversight, and/or internal control testing of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) program for Northern Trust Corporation in periodic filings of financial information with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), Service Organization Control Reports (SOC) program for Northern Trust business areas, and/or Comprehensive Capital Analysis & Review (CCAR) program for Northern Trust Corporation.

  1. Evaluate risk and likely sources of potential misstatement for significant processes
  2. Maintain relationships with control owners to provide guidance and training regarding SOX program and requirements
  3. Assist in developing regular presentations to Management and Audit Committee on relevant topics
  4. Communicate with partners at all levels, developing and presenting recommendations on operations and controls for the business unit
  5. Partner and communicate with teams across business to move key initiatives forward
  6. Carry out complex activities with significant financial, client, and/or internal business impact
  7. Serve as a key subject matter expert and may manage daily operational activities
  8. More technically sound in area of expertise and has broader knowledge of other areas
  9. Work to meet deadlines10.Deliver a work product that requires less revision
  10. Able to facilitate discussions independently and reach decisions
  11. Utilizes understanding of various Corporate units to ensure operations, services and systems have proper controls in place
  12. Applies analytical skills to review information and determine potential control weaknesses
  13. Develops a thorough understanding of the Northern Trust Methodology and adheres to all applicable Department Standards.
  14. Responsible for staying current on SOX/SOC/CCAR regulation and changes in the industry
  • Bachelor’s degree, Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Experience in financial services preferred
  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance a plus
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • In-depth Functional / Industry Knowledge is required
  • Technical skills / systems knowledge (e.g. Peoplesoft) is preferred
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and a dynamic work environment as part of a Global Financial Control team working across multiple time zones and jurisdictions

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