Reconciliations Specialist , Associate 1

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Gdansk, Poland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
26 Nov 2021
Closes
06 Dec 2021
Ref
R-685443
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

Who we are looking for:

An excellent opportunity has arisen at the Associate 1 level within External Reconciliations Team in Gdańsk, Poland, which involves carrying out an important function within the operation. The successful candidate’s responsibilities primarily include the timely and accurate reconciliation of State Street Bank GmbH German Branch data with external parties information, investigating and resolving discrepancies. This will also involve working closely with other SSB GmbH Business Units.

Why this role is important to us:

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors require their instructions to be processed accurately and timely, your role will be to ensure that is the case throughout number of different functions. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. 

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 Reconciliations Specialist you will:

  • Perform daily or periodical reconciliation of cash and stock records according to operating procedures.
  • Process timely and accurately all related activity as set out within operating procedures.
  • Verify the work of other Specialists within the team for quality and accuracy.
  • Deliver effective client service.
  • Effectively prioritize the workload and ensure daily tasks are completed.
  • Participate in departmental procedure review.
  • Assist with collating department management information.
  • Communicate effectively with custodians and internal State Street departments 
  • Work with first line Manager on process improvements
  • Participate and complete assigned projects and departmental initiatives as required.
  • Collaborate with other Teams to discuss non-standard topics

What we value:

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills essential
  • Demonstrates ability to work accurately and to daily deadlines
  • Able to focus despite disturbances
  • Self-organized
  • Able to independently think of solutions or address any questions
  • Acts collaboratively
  • Willingness to learn
  • Team player
  • Idea generator

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Communicative in English
  • Experience in working in financial environment would be an advantage, but is not required
  • An understanding of the financial services industry
  • Knowledge of financial instruments
  • An understanding of what a screening team is
  • Educated to a degree level (preferred)
  • Experience with Fund Accounting or Custody would be an advantage, but is not essential

We offer

  • Flexible working hours (restricted to the current business need)
  • Possibility to Work From Home
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops

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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