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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: manager/director
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Senior Accounting Manager, Assistant Vice President
Location: Kraków

Who we are looking for

An experienced accounting professional with proven expertise in General Ledger and controlling area able to closely collaborate with multiple stakeholder and business partners such as Controllers, Regulators or Financial Analysts.

Your new team

Global Accounting Operations (GAO) team provides a wide range of complex accounting services. The team gives senior stakeholders financial tools and information they need to make an effective analyze and transparent reporting.

Why this role is important to us

From Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger processes, controlling, analysis to reporting to multiple State Street Bank locations across the world help our business partners create more effective strategic solutions and act on revenue 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 Senior Accounting Manager you will

  • Managing and overseeing the integrity and legal entity management of financial records for a number of EMEA wide companies for Global Advisors with expanded responsibilities in various business lines in Ireland, UK, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy & France
  • Liaison between GAO and Business Unit / Material Legal Entity Controllers, Reg. Reporting, FP&A
  • Partner with BU Controller to ensure appropriate controls are in place
  • Prioritize initiatives with BU Controller, and across GAO, to ensure focus area alignment
  • Actively involved in accounting projects to support departmental and business needs
  • Coordinate, communicate, manage and explain transactional outputs produced by production teams
  • Act as an escalation point within GAO for issues affecting BU/MLE
  • Provide GAO subject matter expertise in business and entity specific matters
  • Review monthly ‘Controllers Package’ before delivery to BU/LE Controller
  • Translate business requirements into standardized processes, work with GPOs on impact and ensure changes are communicated
  • Support process improvement efforts, together with GPOs, and ensure local execution
  • Collate information for auditors
  • Monitor SLA execution, KPI, KRI and error logs on behalf of BU/Entity
  • Oversee & monitor processes ensuring they are compliant with local requirements
  • Work with Risk & Outsourcing Governance offices to monitor and control the risk of outsourced functions
  • Share best practices to implement a strong and robust control environment
  • People management with direct reports of 2 and working closely with colleagues across the globe in different time zones

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 8-10 years of professional experience in Finance Reporting/ General Ledger / Financial Accounting and/or other related fields
  • Very good knowledge of accounting principles and practices (general ledger, financial accounting reporting, controlling)
  • Working knowledge in areas of UK GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP, German GAAP
  • Very good knowledge of MS Excel, Access and Outlook is necessary
  • Advanced language skills: written and verbal in English. German, Polish or Italian would be an asset.
  • Excellent communications, organization, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • An ability to adhere to multiple deadlines, with good time management and the ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • An innovative and structured approach to work, coupled with an ability to continuously identify and implement process improvements
  • A willingness to take ownership of problems and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization

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.

Details

  • iconFinance & Accounting, Banking
  • iconEnglish, German, Polish
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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