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Senior Financial Analyst, Productivity Office

Company: ACCA Consulting
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

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 senior financial analyst will partner with Northern Trust's business units in the execution of corporate development transactions, the analysis and governance of investment initiatives, and the analysis of technology capital expenditures. The senior financial analyst will have the opportunity to develop and implement industry leading financial metrics and processes to improve productivity across the organization and the creation of accurate and timely information for executive decision making. As an experienced member of the Productivity Office, the senior financial analyst, will be in a position to influence the financial performance of the organization working across several pillars within the Productivity Office, including investment, technology capital, workforce and vendor strategy and analytics. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced 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. Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with a senior member of the Productivity Office to lead the investment governance and analytics pillar of the Productivity Office, including defining projects under scope and partnering with business leads and the firms's CFO to understand the financial performance and strategic fit of projects under review
  • Lead the development of reporting tools to analyze the financial performance of key Productivity Office pillars
  • Develop financial models and return metrics to estimate the value and performance of equity investments
  • Develop financial performance metrics for the technology capital portfolio and project execution
  • Communicate findings and analytics to senior and executive management across the organization
  • Mentor junior analysts on the execution of corporate development initiatives and the ongoing monitoring of investment performance
  • 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. Knowledge and Skills
    • Excellent finance and/or accounting skills
    • Experience with data management and analysis
    • Ability to interpret data and communicate data analysis in business terms
    • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
    • 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
    • Ability to manage competing priorities
    • Advanced Excel, VBA, PowerPoint, PowerBi and Tableau skills
    • Working knowledge of Capital IQ, Factset Experience
      • Bachelors degree in finance or accounting
      • 5 plus years of experience in a financial analysis role such as financial planning and analysis or corporate development
      • MBA, CFA and/or CPA a plus 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. For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the "Apply" button below.

Keywords: ACCA Consulting, Chicago , Senior Financial Analyst, Productivity Office, Administration, Clerical , Chicago, Illinois

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