Underwriter Private Banking

Northern Trust Corp.
Full Time
Up to $78,000 a year
Posted 1 day ago
Job description

Remote ONLY for residents of

Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, NY, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin (states our firm is fully approved and regulated)

Responsible for underwriting and evaluating complex credit requests within the Wealth Management unit of Northern Trust, including personal, commercial, and real estate credit exposures. Partners with bankers and relationship managers in underwriting and preparing loan memoranda for new loans, renewals, restructures, and amendments within policy guidelines. Researches and analyzes pertinent financial statements of individuals, businesses, and other entities. Assists and coaches less experienced financial analysts.

1. Evaluates and underwrites complex credit requests across disciplines including personal, commercial, and commercial real estate across a range of domestic geographies.
2. Partners with Bankers, Relationship Managers and other internal clients through financial/credit analysis and identification of risk factors. Adds value to ultimate client relationship by providing timely response and quality underwriting in coordination with client needs.
3. Partners with other Financial Analysts and Team Leader to meet proscribed standards of underwriting quality, client service, and productivity.
4. Spreads, researches, and analyzes pertinent financial statements and tax returns related to personal, commercial, and real estate entities. Evaluates an entity’s stability, aptitude of management, and creditworthiness where appropriate. Prepares and presents written credit memoranda for credit approval.
5. Compiles all necessary client prepared information and completes client financial statement spreadsheets and projections of client's financial condition.
6. Recommends appropriate structure, pricing and covenants on credit facilities.
7. Provides coaching and assistance to less experienced analysts. May serve as a subject matter expert in training and continuing education environments.
8. Completes special projects as required.

Qualifications - External
Successful candidate will benefit from having the following competencies:

  • Minimum of 1+ years in personal, commercial, or commercial real estate financial analysis.
  • Completion of formal bank credit training program.
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting usually acquired through formal education or experience is required to analyze and evaluate financial statements and tax returns.
  • Knowledge of applicable industry laws and regulations, usually acquired through prior experience is required to review credit risk.
  • Analytical and communication skills are required to determine credit risk and to prepare credit presentations.
  • Personal computer skills are required to prepare financial spreadsheets.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $78,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • Underwriters & Credit Analysts: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: Remote

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