Senior Business Analyst, Fund Accounting Change & Transformation


Senior Business Analyst, Fund Accounting Change & Transformation

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.


This position is role of the Business Analyst to support the Fund Accounting Change & Transformation group. The role will interact with the business globally in analysing and supporting existing operational procedures and interpreting how client and business needs can be on boarded to strategic solutions.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

• Clearly identifies project stakeholders and collaborates with project sponsors to determine project scope and vision.
• Analyse operational procedures and processes, working with the FA operations team to identify areas for automation which would be required to be fully compliant with the strategic direction of our business and technology.
• Translates conceptual requirements into functional requirements in a clear manner that is comprehensible to developers/project team.
• Verifies requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards.
• Creates process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team.
• Employ project management tools and techniques when working on project initiatives
• Interact and liaise with the Architecture and Technology teams as well as external vendors to resolve functional & technical concerns.
• Develop as a functional Subject Matter Expert for the Fund Accounting Domain, documenting and developing a knowledge base, and cross-training team members.
• Provide various management reports and operational MIS.

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

• Self-starter with advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
• Proven experience as a Business Analyst, or a strong operational background in fund administration or financial reporting.
• A good understanding of the FIS platform or other Fund Accounting platforms (GP3).
• Strong desktop, IT and systems skills required, and an ability to liaise and translate between technical and non-technical departments.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
• Ability to work under pressure and to prioritise tasks.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.

 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 


Northern Trust AG
Ms Sandrine Hondequin
Consultant, Recruiting
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