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Trade Processing Consultant

Northern Trust
Basel, Switzerland
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:

The Trade Processing and Asset Reconciliation Team is 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 Asset 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:
  • Processing of Investments as shares, Foreign Exchange, derivatives, collaterals and/or subscriptions and redemptions
  • If required, reconciliation of securities such as shares, bonds, FX, derivatives contracts and fund units
  • Project management, process analysis, creation of new process descriptions
  • Deputizing functions upon Line Manager instructions
  • Responsible for the compliance of internal and external controls in the assigned area
  • Cooperation and coordination with internal and external stakeholders
Skills/ Qualifications:

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