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Entry Level Careers and Internships 2021 – Client Servicing

We are currently recruiting for Interns and Full Time entry level positions in Operations in Tempe and Chicago. These roles are middle and back office operations positions that serve our clients utilizing a variety of resources and applications, providing world-class service to those we partner with. Opportunities in our Operations businesses may be in one of the following business units.

Enterprise Change Management

Enterprise Change Management (ECM) utilizes a simple framework to help the organization manage the people-side of change and achieve the desired business outcomes. This involves the establishment and enablement of a network of change management resources to drive positive change experiences for initiatives at all levels within the bank.

Client Servicing – Investment Outsourcing Operations 

The Investment Outsourcing Operations (IOO) solution provides middle office operations efficiently so that asset management clients can concentrate on their core business. We offer a degree of customization, complexity, and associated intellectual property considerations when addressing middle office operations concerns.

Client Servicing – Transfer Agency

Sitting within our Global Fund Services team and aligned with Fund Accounting, Fund Administration, and (where applicable) Custody operations team, the Transfer Agency (TA) group is responsible for maintaining the investor registers of our customers, opening new accounts, and processing investor transactions and account maintenance. We pride ourselves in being able to support multiple fund types across multiple jurisdictions, with processing performed via fully integrated image and workflow systems.

Client Servicing – Custody/Investment Management Liaison Group 

The Investment Management Liaison Group (IMLG) provides support to Investment Managers and clients globally directing focus on three main areas: Investment Manager Client Servicing, Relationship Management, and Technical Support. On the Client Servicing side, we are focused on the daily client servicing needs of our third party and internally managed Investment Managers. With Relationship Management, we are accountable for the overall relationship with an Investment Manager, ensuring that Northern Trust provides high quality manager servicing by identifying and responding to industry trends and exploring opportunities for further development. With Technical Support, we provide client servicing to Investment Managers for their electronic communication needs with Northern Trust.

Hedge Fund Services – Investor Services

Our Investor Services team works as an extension of your Investor Relations team, so focus can be placed on business development. We understand the importance of your investor relationships, and our team provides specialized focus to alternatives clients. We have the expertise to understand the differences between various fund structures, and provide high quality service through our core functions of: Subscriptions/Redemptions, Capital Calls/Distributions, Trade Confirmations, Regulatory Reporting, Investor Reporting, Audit Confirmations.

Hedge Fund Services – Middle Office

Middle office services include a multitude of services including but not limited to real-time trade management tools, security management, corporate actions event processing, end-to-end trade management support for over-the-counter (OTC) products, bank debt processing, and reconciliation.