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Northern Trust Company Consultant, Subject Matter Expert (SME) Team - Investment OpConsultant, Subject Matter Expert (SME) Team - Investment Op in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Consultant, Subject Matter Expert (SME) Team - Investment Operations Outsourcing (IOO) SUMMARYNorthern Trust is seeking an experienced candidate for a Consultant role on the Investment Operations Outsourcing (IOO) Subject Matter Expert (SME) team. The Consultant is expected to have solid core middle-office operations knowledge as well as specialized knowledge based on experience and / or applicable certifications in at least one of the following areas: 1) middle office operations, with a specialty in reconciliations, reporting, or cash processing; 2) business analysis or business process optimization 3) automation and / or technology application development. The successful IOO SME Consultant operates under general supervision but works independently most of the time.The Subject Matter Expert (SME) function is responsible for end-to-end oversight of assigned process , process design with an understanding of technical and operating challenges, and solutions as they relate to the current and future business environment. This role drives process change by identifying and integrating new processes with existing ones and communicating these changes.MAJOR DUTIES1. Leads or assists with complex projects with significant financial, client, and / or internal business impact.2. New business onboarding.3. Oversee application upgrades and improvements, including requirements definition, test script writing, and test script execution.4. Will have direct interaction with committees and / or Senior Management.5. Able to serve as a key subject matter expert and mentor to other more junior level employees.6. Business and technical writing for requirements gathering, process and procedure documentation.KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS- Technical expertise in one or more subjects, with broader knowledge of other areas- Excellent oral and written communication skills are required- In-depth functional / industry knowledge is required- Highly flexible and adaptable to change- Ability to operate in a fast-moving / high pressure environmentEXPERIENCE- A College or University degree and / or relevant proven work experience is preferred- May be in final stages of studying for relevant professional qualification or accreditation- Previous financial industry operations, asset management and / or investment operations experience a plus- Previous experience leading business process or technology enhancement initiativesAbout Northern Trust: Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.Working with Us: As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve! We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018. 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 ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today.Additional Information n