Financial Reporting Specialist, GmbH, Associate 2

State Street
Not disclosed
06 Dec 2021
04 Jan 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Who we are looking for:

The Financial Reporting department is looking for a high potential individual to fill in the open position within their “Application Support”-team. 

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.

In the role of Financial Reporting you will be responsible for:

The Business Analyst and Financial Reporting Administrator (BA_FRA) will report to the Team-Leader of the local Financial Reporting (FR) Application Support team that is also in charge of the regional FR technology strategy and rollout. The main element of the candidate´s tasks is to act as the bridging element between the production teams (within the local Financial reporting department and also regionally within the HUB in Poland), the several applications the department is using and the related software providers/vendors. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical and investment funds related business knowledge. A key skill that is required is the ability to translate the business and the regulatory reporting requirements and demands into strong automated solutions. Acting as “Super User and Technical Expert” of the different applications, the focus is on resolving technical issues met and introducing ad-hoc and strategical solutions to enhance automation, overall set up and scalability, etc. With growing experience, the candidate should develop a clear picture and understanding of the several data sources and data workflows surrounding the different applications. From time to time, the candidate will be asked to support key cycles from a business perspective to enable identifying processes to automate and to further enhance. To support the deployment of new solutions into the current process framework the candidate will act as key contact to coordinate, test and implement new releases and migrations with the software providers/vendors.

To be successful in this role, your experience should include:

  • Basic knowledge of the fund industry/ fund accounting principles/ financials and derivatives instruments coupled with process automatization
  • University degree in Accounting or Finance or Mathematics or IT, with in depth interest in coding (e.g.: VBA/SQL) and MS Office tools
  • Motivated, good interpersonal and communication skill, reliable and responsive, client orientated, good organizational and analytical skills
  • Excel, Word, VBA, Access
  • English, French (an advantage), German (an advantage)

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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