Who we are looking for
We are seeking an Officer to join the Sub Advisory Oversight and Operational Due Diligence (Ops DD) Team. The team is responsible for overseeing and conducting operational due diligence on third party investment managers and sub advisory relationships. The future candidate will be required to independently liaise with external partners, investment managers, sub advisors and internal cross functions teams. 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.
Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the largest asset managers in the world. We partner with many of the world’s largest, most sophisticated investors and financial intermediaries to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven investment process. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest.
Join us if making your mark in the asset management industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for
As an Analyst you will
Manage the media monitoring and background check processes;
Plan and facilitate activities for third party managers and sub advisors as directed by the Head of Sub Advisory Oversight & Ops DD;
Provide timely responses to inquiries and execute outreach to third party investment partners, sub-advisors, and internal cross functional teams;
Liaise with internal functional areas including Global Funds Management, Investment Research, Legal, Compliance and Product Management on various matters;
Review Due Diligence Questionnaire responses and escalate items of concern to the team;
Assist with third party managers/ sub advisors operational due diligence reviews and substantiating third party managers critical service providers, produce reports as directed by Head of Sub Advisory Oversight and Ops DD;
Manage the timing and quality of distributing and receiving deliverables from external sub advisor partners and investment managers;
Assist with updating and enhancing policies and procedures;
What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
- Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task
- Ability to work independently on assigned project and to lead multiple assignments concurrently that may have competing deadlines
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Education & Preferred Qualifications
Prospective candidates should have direct operational due diligence experience or experience in asset management, auditing, legal/compliance, middle/back office operations, fund administration or investment advisory.
Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent
- Employee savings plan
- Premium life insurance package
- Gold medical package
- International operating environment
- Language classes
- Soft skills trainings
- Technical workshops
- Development sessions with a mentor
- Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
- Technical or leadership career pathway
Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.