at Northern Trust Company in Chicago, Illinois, United States
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.
We have a balanced hybrid working model to ensure you get the flexibility you need, and the successful candidate will spend their time between working in the office and working from home.
We are searching for a Senior Financial Analyst. This person will be a key member of the Wealth Management Finance team. Partner in this role will assist in value-add financial data analytics projects, deliver insights to inform strategic and tactical decisions made by senior management and support competitor performance reporting and benchmarking. The Analyst will collaborate closely with partners across both broader finance organization and Wealth Management business unit (including business unit leadership).
The key responsibilities of the role include:
Act as an analytic advisor to the business unit. Develop a deep knowledge of the data available and mine it for insights that would enable and improve strategic and financial decision-making. Define and convey insightful metrics, analyze relevant factors, and develop financial models to measure and inform key strategic, operational, and tactical business decisions.
Interpret and summarize insights from analysis and clearly communicate findings in an easy-to-understand, cohesive story. Translate complex analysis into a clearly articulated findings and recommendations.
Develop an intimate understanding of the industry, BU strategy and levers of growth. Lead the provision and analysis of competitor and Wealth Management industry data. Prepare presentation materials summarizing the above analyses. Support BU Chief Financial Officer and BU President in responding to ad hoc queries around competitor performance and benchmarking.
Maintain and augment existing frameworks and models such as client facing loadings analysis, business scorecards, organic assets flows reporting, etc.
The successful candidate will benefit from having:
5+ years of related experience, preferred
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Business or other relevant fields.
Broad financial, strategic and accounting knowledge. In depth industry knowledge is beneficial.
Excellent proficiency in Excel.
Preferred knowledge of some business intelligence systems and analytical tools (Cognos, TM1, Hyperion, Tableau, Power BI, etc.).
Strong quantitative and financial modeling skills. Ability to work with large data sets. Keen attention to detail.
Strong analytical skillset and critical thinking abilities. Ability to analyze data objectively and draw conclusions from data.
Requires strong presentation, and oral and written communication skills
Highly flexible and adaptable to change. Ability to concurrently manage multiple priorities with minimal oversight.
Possess the ability to work effectively and build relationships across a matrix structure and with a diverse management team.
Working with Us:
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