Financial Analyst- (Power BI)

Northern Trust
Chicago, USA
May 30, 2023
Jun 29, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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.

Northern Trust Corporation is a leading financial institution servicing wealth management and institutional clients around the globe. Northern Trust's Productivity Office is driving a key strategic initiative for the enterprise through establishing and evolving governance, providing ongoing oversight and measuring resource usage and spend in order to optimize productivity across the firm.

As a member of the Productivity Office, the Financial Analyst will provide assistance in helping Northern Trust's business units in the analysis and governance of investment initiatives, and the analysis of technology capital expenditures putting themselves in a position to help influence the financial performance of the organization.

The analyst will also have the opportunity to assist in the development and implementation of industry leading financial metrics and processes to improve productivity across the organization and the creation of accurate and timely information for executive decision making.

This is a unique opportunity for a financial and technology savvy professional to join a dynamic team in an established global financial institution, implementing industry leading governance processes and financial metrics across the organization.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
  • Partner with a senior member of the Productivity Office to assist with the investment governance and analytics pillar of the Productivity Office.
  • Assist in the development of reporting tools and financial models to analyze the financial performance of key Productivity Office pillars.
  • Analyzes financial impact of specific financial strategies from a corporate and business unit or project perspective, for Technology portfolios within their remit.
  • Administers corporate capital expenditure policy regarding as it relates to technology projects. Analyzes individual capital expenditures, corporate spending in total and in comparison, to plan working with business stakeholders to ensure they are able to make sound strategic investment decisions.
  • Interpret and communicate findings and analytics to senior and executive management across the organization.
  • Ad-hoc or stretch assignments, as needed.
The successful candidate will benefit from having:
  • Bachelors degree in finance or accounting.
  • 2+ years of experience in a financial analysis role such as financial planning and analysis or corporate development.
  • Proven work experience utilizing Advanced Excel, VBA, PowerPoint, PowerBi and Tableau
Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent finance and/or accounting skills.
  • Proactive self-starter that is able to manage competing priorities as they arise
  • Experience with data management and analysis .
  • Ability to interpret data and communicate data analysis in business terms
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of SDLC and project management principles required.
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP financial policies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate with partners across all levels of the organization.
  • Strong relationship building and management skills required to work with partners in finance and across business units.
  • Advanced Excel, VBA, PowerPoint, PowerBi and Tableau skills required.
  • Working knowledge of Capital IQ, Factset preferred.
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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