Reporting to the UK Transfer Agency (TA) Change Team Manager you will work for the UK TA Change Team within the UK Transfer Agency department.
The department provides a third party fund administration service to numerous fund management companies covering the full range of shareholder servicing functions.
The UK TA change team itself is currently a team of 14 full time staff. The prime responsibility of the team is deal with business support, system development, client new business / fund activity, client onboarding, client offboarding, business development, small change and major projects.
The role is to assist with small change management from a business perspective within UK Transfer Agency, which mainly include Investor documentation and reporting development.
Liaising with IT, Vendor Management and any relevant stakeholders to analyse and understand limitations of existing systems and reporting capabilities
Attending regular meetings with stakeholders and NT managements as required
Initiating scope and business case definition for all small changes requested on behalf of UK TA
Active role in identifying and helping scheduling project activities, design and implementation plans
User Acceptance Testing and Regression testing of small changes
Promoting effective, accurate and relevant communication to stakeholders and, project sponsors
Helping in providing directions to close or cancel a project and formally handover to Operations
Minimising errors in all deliverables at all stages
Maintaining and updating procedures as required
SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
Process/Business analysis and improvement experience in change initiatives is desirable
Excellent organizational, analytical, conflict management and negotiation skills are required. Plans work in an efficient manner and able to set and work to obtainable deadlines
Requires strong communication skills (both written and oral)
Strong client focus gained in a financial services company
Ability to contribute to developing standards and best practices
Highly flexible and adaptable to change
Relevant Professional Qualifications
PC skills training
Project Management training preferred
Presentation skills preferred
Ability to prioritise workloads effectively
Must be approachable and gain respect
Disciplined, authoritative, determined
Enthusiastic, good communicator
Confident, well-balanced and resilient
Results-oriented, ambitious, highly driven
Ability to think and act creatively
Identifies solutions as well as issues
About Northern Trust
For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,100 employees globally. We serve the world's most-sophisticated clients - from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.
We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater. Northern Trust proudly cultivates a diverse workforce, to serve our diverse client base. We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company. We encourage applications from the best regardless of ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, education, socio-economic background, parental and caring status, or religion.
As of June 30, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:
$135 billion in banking assets
$8.1 trillion in assets under custody
$10.7 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$1.1 trillion in assets under management
Internal Number: 4741483
About Northern Trust
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