Senior Associate

State Street.
Kansas City, Missouri
Not disclosed
06 Dec 2021
21 Dec 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a Senior Associate for our Kansas City office location to service Custody Clients within our Custody division of our Alterative Investment Solutions Group. Potential candidates will partner with both clients and colleagues to establish external and internal workflows in line with AIS and its clients.

Why this role is important to us?

The team you will be joining is a part of International Fund Services (IFS), acquired by State Street in July 2002. IFS, also known as Alternative Investment Solutions is a recognized industry-leading provider of fund accounting, fund administration and risk services to hedge funds and private equity funds. These services are fully integrated to provide complete end-to-end solutions that span the front-, middle- and back-office requirements. Join us if making your mark in the alternative investment industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for?

As Custody Senior Associate, you will:

  • Oversee client service processes to ensure client deliverables are met
  • Review and provide reporting to ensure deliverable are met for client inquiries.
  • Engage in heavy internal and external client interaction on a daily basis.
  • Maintain working relationship with all client contacts.
  • Manage internal workflow and client deadlines.
  • During the course of normal day to day operation, be 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.

What we value?

  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently to meet client deliverables.
  • Exceptional interpersonal & communication skills.

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with Finance background
  • 3+ years of financial services experience
  • Advanced Excel skills (advanced formulas, pivot tables, VLOOKUP).

Additional requirements

  • MCH accounting experience with a focus on income accruals.

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.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government Executive Order 14042, State Street requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment in the United States. If you accept this position, you will be required to substantiate that you are vaccinated, or that you are legally entitled to a religious or medical exemption.

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