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Tech Coord, Fin Reporting

Northern Trust
Manila, Philippines
Closing date
May 18, 2024

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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.

  • Provide support and timely resolution for queries raised by Financial Reporting which relate to the build of the books within ARC for example: mapping, rounding , formatting issues
  • Queries which relate to system wide issues for example: system slowness, slowness in book publication & system unresponsiveness raised via ERM to the BPA team as applicable
  • Interact and liaise with IT and external vendors DFIN (Donnelley Financial Solutions) to resolve issues in a timely fashion
  • Analyze Financial Reporting operations procedures, processes, and issues to identify areas for automation to reduce risk and improve efficiency
  • Review system workflow to evaluate effectiveness and propose changes to improve productivity
  • Conduct application testing, build test scripts, support client application testing, and collect and summarize test data
  • Develop test matrices and processes; Lead testing and verification of information processed through software applications as well as new releases, verifying information is correct and reasonable
  • Produce organized and informative system documentation
  • Provide support to new business initiatives/on boarding and training
  • Work closely with regional functional managers in various processes / projects to ensure communication and smooth implementation
  • Build notes, SOIs and financials on Statement and Holdings Mapper
  • Serve as Arc reporting system expert for user training
  • Maintain positive, proactive relationships with stakeholders
  • Consistently and effectively communicating with management to make sure issues are escalated and resolved
  • Leadership/People Management - inspires and motivates the team. Selects, trains and develops top talent to NOSAI positions
  • Focused Client Relationships - strong client servicing mind set and skills
  • Personal Courage - Adaptable to change, adopting new processes and seeks continuous development opportunities, shows accountability to ensure team targets are achieved
  • Excellence in Execution - Quality & deadline focused, strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize tasks, strong attention to detail
  • Diversity, Inclusion & Respect - demonstrates a polite and friendly manner when working with colleagues and clients, works to assist others in a courteous manner
  • Innovative Thinking - ability to identify and communicate ways to improve processes, services and drive productivity
  • Effective Communication - communicates effectively (verbal and written) up to senior levels
  • Northern Trust Savvy - Demonstrates good knowledge of Northern Trust and builds knowledge of function (post joining) including standard, processes/procedures required for tasks and has the ability to impart this knowledge effectively with more junior staff members.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of accounting and regulatory concepts, financial instruments and products acquired through studies and related work experience
  • Excellent desktop, IT and systems skills. Experience of Sungard InvestOne fund accounting platform or Confluence/DFINArc Suite financial reporting systems advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word essential Knowledge of US GAAP, UK GAAP, Lux GAAP, Swiss GAAP & IFRS through studies and/or work experience (preferred)
  • Knowledge of related systems: Bloomberg, Reuters (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as this role requires interaction at all levels of the organisation and externally, fluent English necessary.
Experience and Qualifications
  • At least 4 years of financial statement preparation or financial reporting in an Audit Firm, or financial institution; At least 2 years of people management experience for Team Leaders and 7 years overall experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is highly desirable
  • Background in regulatory / statutory reporting will be preferred
  • Experience on transitions/consolidation of various systems and completing necessary reconciliations (preferred)
  • Experience on tax and regulatory reporting (preferred)
  • Internal candidates must meet the IJP eligibility requirements of Northern Trust
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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