Dealing Services AVP

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Dublin 2, Ireland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Closes
21 Dec 2021
Ref
R-677994
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Who we are looking for:

As an Assistant Vice President within the Dealing Services – Trailer Fee Team of IFDS, you will be a senior member of the Trailer Fee Management team responsible for the end-to-end trailer fee process for a large client. You will manage a small number of associates and junior managers and work closely with the Vice President and other Assistant Vice Presidents in ensuring that IFDSI’s client’s expectations and Service Level Agreements are met.

You will be technically minded and have exceptional organisational skills, with extensive experience in working to tight deadlines. You will have a proactive attitude to risk management, placing particular emphasis on risk prevention and process improvements. You will have strong client management skills and will have experience in partnering with clients to managing complex issues to resolution. You will be a key escalation point for clients, Client Relationship Managers (CRMs) and internal departmental managers. You will have a good understanding of the various functions of Transfer Agency and Fund Administration activities, enabling you to provide effective management of your team and to contribute to the overall success of the organization.

At this level you will be required to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Funds Industry and take a lead role in the management of the department. You will be expected to direct and plan the department’s activities with a major focus on department strategy, change management, resource planning and development, client relationship management and risk reduction.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of International Financial Data Services (IFDS). IFDS is a world-leading provider of outsourcing and technology solutions to the financial services industry. With its global headquarters in Toronto, IFDS services over 240 financial organizations around the world, providing solutions to a wide range of global asset managers, wealth managers, banks, and insurance companies. IFDS is present in North America, EMEA and APAC.

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:

Leadership

  • As a member of the senior management team lead, direct and manage the department
  • Exercise operational oversight within the department and make sound operational decisions
  • Contribute to the development of the organisation in terms of financial planning, business strategy, service offerings and HR policies

Client Relationship

  • Ownership, management and development of strong client relationships
  • Responsible for the ownership and management of vendor, audit and regulatory body relationships, as required

Resource Management

  • Identify and secure resources required by the department and ensure effective utilisation
  • Ensure that Transfer Agency is properly resourced both in terms of people and technology whilst complying with agreed budgetary guidelines

Risk & Regulatory

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and with the relevant short, medium and long-term goals, objectives and values of the organization
  • Drive the development and implementation of appropriate procedures to meet internal control and external compliance/regulatory requirements

Change Management

  • Create an environment that is flexible and adaptable and be a champion of change
  • Ensure participation in the completion and implementation of department wide projects as required and lead local team initiatives

Knowledge and Competency Requirements

  • Typically candidate will have 8-10 years experience in a similar environment including at least 3-4 years in a management capacity.

Essential

  • Excellent administrative, organisational and business support skills, with the ability to multi-task and to work calmly under pressure.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Possess excellent organisational, planning and co-ordination skills.
  • Ability to work accurately to tight deadlines
  • Proactive and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Comprehensive procedural, technical and product knowledge of the Transfer Agency business is required. This should be complemented with a strong understanding of Fund Accounting, Custody and Regulatory background to Funds Industry.

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 by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 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 programs 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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