Senior Account Manager Senior Account Manager …

Northern Trust Company
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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Northern Trust Company
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Senior Account Manager
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 coordinating the account administration for institutional trust and custody clients. This involves maintaining client accounts including record keeping, responding to client inquiries, coordinating with internal partners on client query resolutions, timely and accurate client invoicing and oversees transaction processing.

Working closely with relationship managers, you will develop additional business, client presentations and coordinate with the servicing team on client service deliveries and initiatives.

  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 with internal business/service partners.
  4. Coordinates with servicing team 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 and fees collection.
  6. Document 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 service changes or transactions.
  8. Assists relationship managers in developing additional business, client presentations, and coordinating with servicing team.
  9. Identifies service efficiency enhancements, process improvements, and service delivery using creative and proactive measures, reducing the need for manual or customized processes.
  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.
  13. Informs client of steps taken to resolve problems.

Your Knowledge/Skills:
  • Experience in Client Service and knowledge of trust and asset servicing operations acquired through related experience is needed to administer client accounts.
  • Analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills required to identify and resolve account issues.
  • Related financial qualifications
  • 5 - 10 years of experience in financial and custody servicing/accounting fields
  • 3 - 5 years institutional client servicing background.

As of June 30 2019, Northern Trust Corporation had:
  • $11.3 trillion in assets under custody/administration
  • $8.5 trillion in assets under custody
  • $1.2 trillion in assets under management
  • $127 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.