Northern Trust

Senior Analyst, Transfer Agency (Settlements)

Ireland, Munster, Limerick
10 May 2019
10 Jun 2019
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time

About The Role:

The Transfer Agency department provides a third party fund administration service to numerous fund management companies covering the full range of shareholder servicing functions including dealing, registration, settlements, distributions, commissions and statements.

Working as part of a dedicated Settlements Team, individual will be responsible for the execution and QA of payments & Accounting Movements adhering to strict deadlines, ensuring that all client service standards and regulatory requirements are met together with working with partners in different jurisdictions.


  • Responsible for making Settlement Payments
  • Day to day processing work, quality checks and assurance
  • Day to day oversight of processing quality and timeliness in Bangalore, seeking appropriate information from local management there where required
  • Responsible for the Banking and paying out of all cheques
  • Responsible for controlling the cheque books
  • Work queue management
  • Achievement of monthly KPIs in order to keep ASLs to a minimum
  • Monitor and assist on the queries and liaise with other departments where necessary
  • Assist in the continued process of TQM (total quality management)
  • To work with the team, internal departments, Manager and Group projects area on any allocated Client projects.
  • Maintain relations with third parties - to include Client, internal relations with other departments and Auditors.
  • Maintains a close working relationship with other areas, such as Dealing, Registration, and other internal areas such as the Client Service Managers.
  • Fulfil additional, relevant, tasks appropriate to the role and business requirements
  • Comply with the regulatory regime in which Northern Trust operates as appropriate to the above role.
  • Exercise due care and diligence, ensuring the areas the incumbent is responsible for are organised and controlled.
  • Observe proper standards of market, business and personal conduct, demonstrating integrity in the execution of duties.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Previous Financial Services experience.
  • Transfer Agency/ Finance experience advantageous.
  • Ability to review and resolve complex issues
  • Ability to work under pressure meeting challenging deadlines
  • Customer Service experience desirable
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Effective verbal reasoning and numeric skills
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • Experience in working with Multiple Currencies
  • Knowledge and understanding of working within a regulatory Environment
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships

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 18,500 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 March 31st ,2019, Northern Trust Corporation had:

  • $10.9 trillion in assets under custody/administration
  • $8.2 trillion in assets under custody
  • $1.2 trillion in assets under management
  • $122 billion in banking assets

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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