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Senior Consultant - Investment Risk & Analytical Services (IRAS) - Onboarding - Hybrid

Northern Trust
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 14, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Northern Trust :

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world's most successful individuals, families and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Role/ Department:

Investment Risk and Analytical Services (IRAS) provides Investment Performance and Risk Measurement reporting and analysis, Compliance Guideline Monitoring, and Private Markets reporting and analysis across the Corporate pension funds, Public Funds, Foundations and Endowments, Wealth Management, Global Family Office, Sovereign Wealth Funds and Investment Management client segments

The IRAS Senior Consultant in the New Business Implementations team uses specific knowledge of the investment analytics and client-servicing disciplines to achieve goals through their own work and ensure a seamless transition of new clients onto the performance service.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
  • Solves complex problems
  • Takes a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Impacts a range of client, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams
  • Identifies and implements process improvements
  • Works within broad guidelines and policies
  • Independently manages the most complex client relationships (evaluating and responding to client inquiries, determining service requirements, providing training, producing client reporting, and helping clients interpret financial metrics to understand the impact of their investment decisions)
  • Independently manages client relationships, with an active awareness of all IRAS products, profitability, and commercial opportunities, and proactive risk mitigation
  • Regularly interfaces with senior staff at Northern Trust and/or client offices (CIOs, Treasurers, Directors of Investments), without oversight
  • Provides leadership to internal IRAS, operations, and client servicing partners to problem solve the most complex client issues and requests
  • Provides data quality oversight, assistance with prioritization of work, and mentorship to less tenured team members
  • Leads client projects and provides solutions to client requests
  • Assists management with strategic projects and initiatives
  • Participates in sales process for prospective and existing clients, as the IRAS subject matter expert
Skills/ Qualifications:
  • Specific knowledge and expertise in financial markets and financial concepts, typically gained through formal education and equivalent experience.
  • Uses expertise to provide guidance to others as a project manager or consultant.
  • Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines. Solves complex problems.
  • Works independently; receives minimal guidance. Leads projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going activities or objectives. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
  • Interprets internal/ external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services
  • Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others
Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

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 sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation:

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at

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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