Northern Trust Client Service Consultant - Investment Operations - 65162 in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5278170 A Consultant on the Investment Operations Outsourcing (IOO) Client Service team has broad, in-depth knowledge of the business and acts as the first point of reference for day-to-day queries as well as serves as a liaison to related areas. The Consultant works on relatively complex, high profile activities and projects involving committees and/or senior management and may sometimes include the end-client. The Consultant focuses on maintenance and implementation of policies and procedures, while building towards becoming an area expert. The Consultant operates under general supervision but works independently most of the time.

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1. Responsible for providing client service through the execution of daily functions and tasks.2. Understand and enhance desktop operating procedures and controls.3. Responsible for providing timely response to queries and finding resolution to avoid repetitive actions. 4. Works effectively both as a team member as well as an independent self-motivated individual.5. Responsible for multiple projects of various complexities.6. Cross train on other functions as well as provide back up.7. Serve as a key subject matter expert and mentor to junior level employees.8. Able to identify opportunities for improvement within existing technology applications while acting as a liaison with Partner areas to drive resolution.9. Independently build relationships with internal and client contacts. 10. Responsible for understanding client's business needs and deliverables.11. Act as the escalation point of contact for client issues or inquiries.12. Understand current Service Level Agreements (SLAs) that are directly related to job function(s). 13. Establish, build & maintain effective working relationships with key partners internal and external to the organization.14. Drive the engagement of other partners as appropriate to solve client inquiries/issues.15. Understand impact of personal job function(s) on IOO peers and applicable shared services partners.

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Knowledge/Skills• Excellent oral and written communication skills • Able to prioritize and multi-task• Analytical and problem solving skills• Knowledge of financial services, asset management and/or investment operations• Attention to detail• Works with a sense of urgency

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Experience• A college or university degree and/or 4-6+ years of relevant work experience • Previous Financial Industry Operations, Asset Management and/or Investment Operations experience a plus• Previous exposure to business process and/or technology enhancement initiatives• Previous Client Service experience in a service oriented environment

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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 16,500 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.

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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.

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As of June 30, 2017, Northern Trust Corporation had:•$126 billion in banking assets •$7.4 trillion in assets under custody •$9.3 trillion in assets under custody/administration •$1.0 trillion in assets under management

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