Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a candidate who as an experienced fund administrator, provides a key role in training, and developing the newer members of the team. This is an entry-level position. The Senior Fund Accountant is responsible for monitoring all accounting related functions on Funds which are the responsibility of the Senior Fund Accountant’s assigned Team..
Why this role is important to us:
The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder record keeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.
Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for:
As a Senior Fund Accountant with German you will be responsible for
- Reviewing fund components and completes the reviewers’ checklist.
- Liaising with other internal clients and supporting departments for the purpose of obtaining key inputs to service delivery, resolving errors and discrepancies.
- Leading role with Team Supervisor in liaising with other sites on all aspects of service.
- Assisting team Supervisor in the organization of the Team and ensuring that departmental procedures and controls are adhered to.
- Assisting team supervisor in implementing new procedures and controls.
- Reviewing and verifying completed Net Asset Value performed by Fund Accountants (with the NAV accuracy goal being 100%) in accordance with agreed timelines.
- Monitoring, proving, and reviewing for reason-ability the Fund valuation components.
- Reviewing account balances as per trial balance to account balances per subsidiary ledgers, assisting and providing direction to staff in resolving discrepancies. Helping to resolve differences when required.
- Reviewing, signing and date fund accounting checklist when required.
- Assisting when required in preparing monthly reports, and reviews reports prepared by team.
- Assisting in preparation and reviewing of country-specific reports, management reports and other information requirements.
What we value:
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
- Very good German and communicative English
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills
- PC literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)
- Have an enquiringly mind and a willingness to investigate and solve problems
- Seeks responsibility and takes ownership and initiative
- Professional, enthusiastic and team player
- Adaptable – ability to develop new approaches to solving problems
Education & Preferred Qualifications:
- Accountancy or Business related degree (preferred)
- 1+ years of professional experience in financial services industry (previous experience within fund administration is a plus)
- Flexible working hours (restricted to the current business need)
- No intra-day deadlines
- Interesting, non-repetitive process
- Possibility to Work From Home
- Employee savings plan
- Premium life insurance package
- VIP medical package
- International operating environment
- Language classes
- Soft skills training
- Technical workshops