Financial Reporting Manager, Assistant Vice President

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Kilkenny, Ireland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
03 Dec 2021
Closes
03 Jan 2022
Ref
R-685786
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Who we are looking for:

A senior leadership role in the financial reporting department, particular focus to lead Financial Reporting delivery across key client relationships, lead team and staff management and development, possess a strong technical expertise on financial reporting related matters, drive department strategy at a local and global level and implement necessary change, strengthen internal control and risk management processes as appropriate and general management of ad hoc tasks as required.

Why this role is important to us:

The Financial Reporting team is a part of State Street Global Delivery (SSGD). You will lead, manage and develop relationships with your assigned clients and audit firms. Work closely with the department head and other senior staff within the financial reporting and across functions to manage and lead the Financial Reporting team in Ireland and support the broader regional and global development of Financial Reporting delivery.

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 Financial Reporting, you will:

  • Work closely with the department head and other senior staff within the financial reporting and across functions to manage and lead the Financial Reporting team in Ireland and support the broader development of Financial Reporting across EMEA / global levels.
  • Lead, manage and develop relationships with your assigned clients and audit firms.
  • Work with any approved delivery teams to ensure delivery of financial reports is per agreed procedure and complies with all Regulatory requirements.
  • Provide a technical senior manager insight and review to financial statements to ensure a financial statements represent ‘best in class’ at local and global levels.
  • Provide senior leadership and technical financial reporting advice to your staff, clients, audit firms and other parties as required.
  • Observe, evaluate the performance of staff in the department. Put in place ongoing development plans to develop and manage staff under your management.
  • Represent State Street Ireland financial reporting at industry, regional and global levels as appropriate.
  • Make sound operational judgement and decisions as required. Handle and resolve complex financial reporting related issues as they arise.
  • Successfully lead and implement business transformation targets and objectives as part of ongoing development and change.
  • Continuously challenge and steer change in the department, encourage new ways of making department more efficient through use of automation and process review and change.
  • Need to network at all levels in the funds industry to maximize opportunities and knowledge share for the benefit of Financial Reporting.
  • Assist other senior management in the department and deputize for your manager as required from time to time.

What we value:

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

Sound knowledge of accounting standards as they relate to funds (IFRS, FRS 102, UK GAAP, US GAAP) Experience in managing a number teams / people. Ability to multi-task and be comfortable with managing difficult situations as they arise. Up to date on all financial reporting technical issues relating to format, presentation and content of interim and annual reports. Have an enquiring mind and a willingness to investigate and solve problems. Be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients, auditors at all levels with confidence. Ability to delegate work to others. Ability to hold and chair meetings as required. Proficient in Microsoft office (eg. excel, word, power point).

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA) with a business or related degree and having at least 8-10 years experience in a similar financial reporting environment preferable within the 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 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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