Northern Trust Corp.
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Northern Trust Corp. Careers and Employment

About the company

  • CEO
    Michael O'Grady
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  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    more than $10B (USD)
  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Headquarters
    Chicago, IL
  • Link
    Northern Trust Corp. website

As a global leader in innovative wealth management, asset servicing and investment solutions, Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) is proud to guide the world’s most successful individuals, families and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise and integrity.

A globally recognized Fortune 500 Company in continuous operation since 1889, we’ve built a legacy of empowering clients to reach their goals with confidence.

Since our roots as a trust bank, we’ve grown to a global presence with more than 22,000 employees in more than 20 countries and across five core business units:

Wealth Management

Asset Management

Asset Servicing


Corporate Functions

Join a Team That’s Made for Greater

At Northern Trust, we refer to our employees as partners – with good reason. We understand that relationships are the key to our success. Here you’ll join a diverse and inclusive team of innovators with the drive to challenge the way things have always been done. Instead of choosing between a dynamic career and work-life balance, enjoy working with a team that supports your goals in the office and at home. We’ll help you get where you want to go without sacrificing what matters most to you.

New partners, enduring principles

What are enduring principles? At Northern Trust, you’ll often hear them referenced. But it’s much more than a catchphrase – it’s what guides our strategy and success. Thanks to the dedication of our partners, Northern Trust continues to thrive by adhering to three enduring principles: service, expertise and integrity.

What does this mean?


Northern Trust has a relentless drive to provide exceptional service to our clients, our partners and our communities. We set new standards and go above and beyond in our commitment to delivering greater results.


Expertise is at the core of who we are. We focus sharply on what we do well. From expanding our capabilities, to hiring talented professionals to developing innovative solutions, our expertise is why we continue to be a trusted advisor for generations of families and institutions.


Operating with uncompromising ethics is central to Northern Trust’s heritage. As a result, our clients, partners and communities know they can rely on us. For more than 130 years, our integrity has been our guide – and that will never change.

As of March 31st, 2022, Northern Trust Corporation had:

•$173 billion in banking assets

•$12 trillion in assets under custody

•$15.5 trillion in assets under custody/administration

•$1.5 trillion in assets under management

Equal Employment Opportunity statement

It is the policy of The Northern Trust Company to afford equal opportunity in all phases of employment without regard to an individual’s age, race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic tests and information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EEO Poster (U.S.):

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Financial Analyst in Dubai
on January 1, 2018

i started off with OTC derivatives where my main job was to perform reconciliation with the details of the counterparts. I took a lateral move to Asset Management (middle office) and was responsible for Investment performance and reporting work.

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