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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Fund Accounting Operations Specialist with Italian, hybrid, Senior Associate
Location: Kraków

Who we are looking for

  • Fund Accounting Operations Specialist is under supervision of Fund Accounting Supervisor or Manager, the Operations Specialist will engage in various projects, special analysis and initiatives relating to technical aspects of the business.
  • Provide technical support to Fund Accounting Supervisor and teams to ensure all deliverables are produced and dispatched on time in accordance with client service level agreements and agreed quality standards.

What you will be responsible for

PRINCIPAL TASKS

  • Take a leading role in the review of corporate documentation of processes, procedures and controls across client groups. Evaluate their continuing effectiveness and accuracy. Initiate remedial action as necessary. Ensure documentation exists for any client-specific procedures.
  • Participate as technical SME in the development, testing and implementation of new systems and products relating to the ongoing business transformation process. Provide regular progress reports and give feedback during project meetings.
  • Act as central point of contact for technical issues encountered in the daily business. Track issue trends and escalate as needed. Contribute to “open surgery” sessions for technical issue resolution.
  • Contribute to analysis and planning of fund accounting Operating Model with the aim of standardizing processes and establishing best practice.
  • Provide technical and planning support for new business transitions to Poland. Ensure proper governance and controls are in place. Perform post-transition analysis to identify process gaps.
  • Work closely with Training Department and business lines to identify training needs within the team. Ensure that those needs are met by delivering training sessions to staff on agreed topics.
  • Perform FTE and capacity analysis within fund accounting teams

REVIEWING WORK AND ASSISTING TEAM SUPERVISOR

  • Reviews Fund components and completes the reviewers’ checklist as needed
  • Liaises with other internal clients and supporting departments for the purpose of obtaining key inputs to service delivery, resolving errors and discrepancies.
  • Assists Team Supervisor in the organization of the Team and in ensuring that departmental procedures and controls are adhered to.
  • Identify issues and problems in service delivery and carry out necessary corrective action. Keep team Supervisor and Officer informed of issues. Ensure the issues log is updated and track progress.
  • Support Team Supervisor to ensure that accurate KPI are created and disseminated to the donor site.
  • Provide technical support to fund accounting teams in relation to fund events.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

Non-technical competencies

COMMUNICATION & RELATIONSHIPS

  • Provides timely and professional responses to all enquiries.
  • Keeps Team Supervisor informed as to the daily work progress and status of requests.
  • Keeps Fund Accounting Manager updated with regard to project progress.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal clients and colleagues. Demonstrate collaboration with other teams and departments.
  • Demonstrates flexibility by supporting different client groups as well as contributing to a range of projects.
  • Maintain standards of personal and professional performance/behavior

Organisation

  • Demonstrates good time organizational skills in order to meet deadlines relating to projects and daily work.
  • Adheres to clean desk policy and thorough record keeping.
  • Numeracy / Literacy skills
  • PC literate and competent in use of spreadsheets and word processing
  • A thorough understanding of fund administration is required
  • Excellent English.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Accountancy or Business related degree (preferred)
  • 2+ years experience in fund administration is required.

What we offer

  • Remote work from Poland
  • 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

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.

Details

  • iconFinance & Accounting, Banking
  • iconEnglish, Italian
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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