Fund Accounting & Administration, Associate 2

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
Hyderabad, India
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
03 Dec 2021
Closes
06 Dec 2021
Ref
R-679570
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

JOB DESCRIPTION

The main function of the role is: Work in conjunction with individuals on the team as well as other Shared Services/COEs, outsource partners, Client Operations, other business units as needed to ensure seamless processing according to the fund’s policies, to ensure NAV/yield accuracy and that all SLAs are met.

Role specifics:-

Individual Contributor

  • Validate and review all daily activity while maintaining all required controls
  • Calculate and process fund and account activities, e.g. supporting NAV, SEC yields, cash movements, distributions, corporate actions, bank loans, processed transactions, etc. and prepares proofs as needed
  • Support the review and validation of data as needed, e.g. fund Net Asset Values, etc. as well as distribute information to Shared Services and Client Operations teams
  • Research and resolve exceptions, reconciliations, incorrect transactions and issues
  • Receive and resolve inquiries in a timely and accurate manner and communicates effectively with clients when necessary
  • Escalate unresolved issues to management as required
  • Maintain appropriate records of daily and monthly activities
  • Support the production of financial, performance and/or quality reports for client, shareholder, director and management as needed
  • Maintain knowledge of current alternative procedures and processes
  • Document any updates or changes to formal procedures, databases, etc.
  • Prepare and verify information for various projects/special requests as directed
  • Support training of new hires as necessary
  • During the course of normal day to day operations, responsible for identifying any unusual or potentially suspicious transaction activity and must report and/or escalate in accordance with corporate policy and guidelines detailed in relevant operating procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:

  • Novice to Competent with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with a focus in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Technical or related field preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word)
  • Location: Mumbai – multiple shifts available
  • Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal planning, and analytical skills
  • Deadline and detail oriented

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of related Custody and/or Fund Accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of securities language and legal requirements.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Some understanding of operational functions within Custody and/or Fund Accounting.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency and working knowledge of various software applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and possess strong problem solving and resolution skills.
  • Some understanding of financial services and investment products.
  • Strong attention to detail and a focus on service.
  • Strong PC skills, specifically Excel skills (Intermediate)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities to meet internal and industry deadlines.
  • Strong problem resolution skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced, high volume atmosphere.

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