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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: manager/director
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Proof and Audit Team Manager, hybrid, Officer
Location: Kraków

Your new team

Newly formed Proof and Audit Team is seeking a Manager to assist in supporting complex UK operations and initiatives . The team you will be joining is a part of Poland Fund Accounting Department. Our Team is primarily responsible for completing annual and semi-annual reconciliation of Trial Balances to Sub Ledgers reports for all United Kingdom Clients and prepare necessary data for Auditors. We are cooperating with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

Your new role

As a Proof and Audit Team Manager, Offic you will be overseeing the work of 10-12 team colleagues (on the position levels such as Senior Associate, Associate 2 and Associate 1) and assume full accountability and ownership for your team’s deliverables for each of United Kingdom Clients in line with expected KPI. The implementation of change will be a major part of the role. In addition you will be responsible for achievement of delegated financial/performance targets, including local cost control.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

As a Proof and Audit Team Manager you will:

  • Lead and motivate staff

  • Set and maintain standards of personal and professional performance/behavior; ensuring staff accountability and adherence to company policies and procedures

  • Monitor and appraise the performance of your direct and in-direct reports, provide regular formal and informal feedback using 1-2-1 and skip level meetings and set clear development goals for your staff to ensure they are developed and managed

  • Manage resources & take responsibility for the recruitment of new Proof and Audit staff

  • Assume full accountability and ownership for your team’s deliverables for each of the Clients in line with expected KPI (100%).

  • Manage the operations of the core proof and audit teams assigned to you within the department

  • Where business requirement act as reviewer of the work on allocated and ad hoc basis

  • Propose and/or implement procedural changes to improve performance of the department. Actively review your team’s ops environment and propose process/tools/controls improvements so to contribute to overall department savings target

  • Strongly support management team in achieving department level goals

  • Take on ad hoc project work as required from senior management.

  • Lead, direct and manage the department in collaboration with your manager and senior colleagues

  • Create an environment that is flexible/adaptable/able to change and be a champion of change. Initiate and successfully implement dept. performance targets and objectives, both operational and project based

  • Delegate tasks to your staff as part of staff development and allow your take on other tasks appropriate to your level and progression

What we value

Desired professional experience and educational background:

  • Proven experience in managing teams in a very dynamic and demanding environment is a must

  • Thorough understanding of basic accounting principles

  • General finance knowledge with understanding fund administration will be an asset

  • Knowledge of accounting frameworks

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English. Must be able to communicate effectively with employees in other departments, at all levels and be able to describe and explain processes

  • Ability to multitask and work in a pressurized environment

  • Great organizational skills

  • Stress resilience

  • Have an enquiring mind and a willingness to investigate and solve problems

  • Be able to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels

  • PC literate with very good knowledge of Microsoft Office

What we offer

  • Permanent contract of employment from day one

  • Additional holidays (Birthday Day Off, 3rd and 5th year anniversary Day Off)

  • VIP medical package for employees and their families (partner and children)

  • Premium life insurance package and private pension plan

  • Employee savings plan

  • Multisport Card

  • Wide range of soft skills training, technical workshops, language classes and development programs

  • Opportunities to volunteer your time to company-driven initiatives, employee networks or organizations of your choice

  • Variety of well-being programs

  • Language classes

  • Soft skills trainings and technical workshops

  • Technical or leadership career pathway

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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