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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Oversight & Control Specialist, State Street Global Advisors, Officer
Location: Kraków

Who we are looking for

SSGA’s EMEA Institutional Client Group (ICG) is responsible for all institutional client facing activities in the EMEA, including new business development, client service and on-boarding. This team includes over 100 individuals across our DB, DC, Global Cash and Official Institutions Group businesses. In this role you will work with our ICG Head of Business Controls to develop and maintain an infrastructure to support governance responsibilities within ICG. You will have the opportunity to help craft our ongoing business processes and participate in efforts to continuously improve and evolve our operating framework.

Why this role is important to us

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is a global leader in institutional asset management, entrusted with more than $2.4 trillion in assets. For more than three decades, sophisticated investors worldwide have benefited from our focused, precise investment process and powerful global platform offering access to every major asset class, capitalization range and style across the indexing and active spectrums. Our mission, plain and simple, is helping our clients achieve financial security. Since this means something different for each investor, we devote significant time up front to thoroughly understand their specific needs, and then apply our experience and intellectual rigor across a broad toolkit to develop and manage thoughtful, targeted solutions aimed at ensuring their success. The firm employs more than 2,200 people globally in 17 countries, and has nine investment centres across the Americas, Europe and Asia. SSGA is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation, one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutions.

What you will be responsible for

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Develop calendar of governance activities and training programmes
  • Maintain, update and revise written processes and procedures for EMEA ICG
  • Assist in testing of controls and support the EMEA ICG controls framework • Handle error reporting and client communication
  • Run various monitoring activities and review, assess and report policy/procedure breaches and nearmisses, and lead, implement and/or develop remediation
  • Own the review of marketing material in compliance with internal controls framework • Ensure that information on meaningful regulatory developments and their impact is disseminated across the team including training programmes
  • Provide insight on industry standard methodology on regulatory and governance matters and assisting in resolving sales practice-related issues
  • Assist with the administration and implementation of internal controls framework, working in collaboration with RMs/AEs, Legal and Compliance teams and other partners
  • Provide support for the continuous improvement of controls related to SSGA’s compliance oversight and operational risk management programs, including assisting in the completion of assigned regulatory risk assessment activities and review of all supervisory programs, and other key projects

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of compliance and/or risk experience required
  • Excellent analytical and research skills
  • Authority with database technology and Microsoft Office
  • Creative and upbeat with strong work ethic and intellectually curious
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-orientation
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Capability to take ownership and initiative, to negotiate, influence and build consensus
  • Ability to work in deadline driven environment

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.

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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  • iconEnglish
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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