Fund Accounting & Administration, AVP

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Naas, Kildare
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
23 Nov 2021
Closes
02 Dec 2021
Ref
R-684295
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager
Who we are looking for:

A Fund Accounting Assistant Vice President will be required to manage the overall NAV calculation process within the guidelines and procedures provided by IFS and under the supervision and guidance of a Fund Accounting Vice President and Managing Director. They will ensure the timely and accurate delivery of NAV calculations.  They will assist in the development of client relationships and will require a detailed understanding of the service requirements for Hedge Fund Administration.

Why this role is important to us:

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on 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 Assistant Vice President you will:

  • Work as part of a team of Assistant Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents and Managing Directors, who have ongoing responsibility for developing all aspects of State Street Global Services services.
  • Assist the Vice President in providing strategic direction for assigned fund accounting teams.
  • Managing client relationships involving interaction with both the client and the relevant Vice President to ensure consistency of service.
  • Ensure the assigned fund accounting team operates within the clearly defined and documented control environment.
  • Manage and develop client teams of up to 20 employees.
  • Review daily and monthly NAV calculations.
  • Develop and improve NAV calculation workflows and procedures.
  • Review all aspects of the NAV process including fee calculations, profit and loss allocations, accounting for complex financial instruments, documentation review and ad hoc client requests.
  • Manage the audit process ensuring timely and successful completion of fund audits including preparation of fund financial statements.
  • Investigate accounting implications of new products.
  • Manage and complete client initialisation and transition.
  • Responsible for fund accounting employee recruitment, training and performance evaluations.
  • Resolve exceptional problems and take on special projects or tasks as assigned.
  • Handle complex calls from clients.

What we value:

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively both within a team structure or independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good initiative coupled with the ability to identify when escalation is required.
  • Strong systems, product and process knowledge.
  • IT literate
  • Reliable, flexible and dependable.
  • Ability to positively influence team morale.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Take ownership of designated tasks.
  • Act as a role model for State Street.

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting, Finance, Legal or Business Degree

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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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