Account Manager, Institutional Trust Account Manager, Institutional Trust …

Northern Trust Company
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jul 19
Northern Trust Company
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jul 19
Account Manager, Institutional Trust
Who we are
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.

Northern Trust's international business has grown dramatically over the last decade. Some of our largest clients are located in Asia and Australia, which represents a rapidly growing client base for the company. Since 1986, we have been serving clients in Asia-Pacific (APAC), including corporate pension funds, investment managers, insurance companies, government agencies, family offices and corporations. Our intricate understanding of the region allows us to provide unique insights and strategic perspectives to our clients. Currently, we have client offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Singapore, Seoul, Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur.

What we do
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.

What you will do
You will be responsible for our institutional clients satisfaction, through identifying ways to exceed client expectations in their day to day servicing. You will co-ordinate the account administration for clients including but not limited to record keeping, responding to client inquiries, coordinating with internal partners across various locations and different time zones to resolve client queries. This will involve being a passionate client advocate with the ability to navigate the global Northern business effectively and efficiently service the client.

You will support and assists Relationship Managers in the following duties

  1. Coordinates the account administration for institutional trust and custody clients.
  2. Receives service requests from clients and partners; executes daily client activity, oversees transaction processing, handles inquiry resolution, obtains appropriate documentation, and ensures systems information is up-to-date.
  3. Oversees development of appropriate action plans for client activities and ensures execution and follow-up.
  4. Coordinates with servicing teams across various global locations on execution of client activity, communicating with client and internal partners or service provider as appropriate.
  5. Ensures accurate set up and review of fees. Timely and accurate client invoicing.
  6. Documents services provided, specialized procedures, and ongoing written communications with client as appropriate in managing daily activity.
  7. Develops clear understanding of clients' need behind service requests and communicates to service partners. Obtains appropriate information from partners and client to facilitate effective servicing of the client.
  8. Assists relationship managers in developing additional business, making client presentations, and coordinating servicing team.
  9. Continuously improve services provided, specialized procedures, and ongoing written communications with client as appropriate in managing daily activity. This will involve identification of service efficiency enhancements, process improvements, and service delivery using creative and proactive measures.
  10. Monitors trust operations and accounting activities to ensure that all necessary reports, documents, tickets, etc. are processed to facilitate client services.
  11. Communicates with clients regularly to inform them of account set-up or status, document requests, or other information.
  12. Researches client records, contracts, agreements, etc. to respond to inquiries. Informs client of steps taken to resolve problems.
  13. Assist relationship managers in AML/KYC review process

Your Knowledge/Skills:
  • Knowledge of asset servicing operations acquired through related experience is needed to administer client accounts.
  • Strong awareness of risk to both the client and Northern Trust.
  • Analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills required to identify and resolve account issues.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with clients.
  • Strong communication both written and verbal.
  • 5 years experience in financial servicing / accounting fields, with a client servicing background.

As of March 31, 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

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!

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For a private discussion please contact Gez Williams on +61 3 9935 8204.