Fund Accountant Manager, VP

State Street
Luxembourg, LU
Not disclosed
12 Jan 2022
02 Feb 2022
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who we are looking for:

As Vice President in Luxembourg Fund Accounting Team, you will be directly responsible for oversight of NAV Production and service level of NAV teams to which State Street Luxembourg is delegating some activity.

This position requires strong staff management and client servicing skills as well as relevant industry experience. The role holder will be responsible for managing teams and gain exposure to many clients located in Emea / North America or Asia Pacific.

Due to the role requirements this job needs to be performed primarily in the office with some flex work opportunities available.

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.

What you will be responsible for:

As Vice President In Luxembourg Fund Accounting you will

  • Develop and build up a strong relationship with internal and external clients.
  • Assume senior managerial oversight of all operations conducted by pre-nav team to which State Street Luxembourg is delegating some activity
  • Manage the team to ensure correct and effective resources utility; workload, skills etc.
  • Be a Gatekeeper for accuracy and responsiveness for all queries submitted by clients.
  • Participate on Client projects as fund accounting subject matter experts (client onboarding, prospectus review, new product implementation)
  • Drive fund accounting optimization initiatives by standardizing, adopting new technologies and liaising internally with other stakeholders
  • Lead corporate and external audits.
  • Conduct Performance appraisals and objective setting.
  • Manage on-going relationships with the goal of meeting / exceeding service delivery standards.
  • Support wider European/Global strategy through relevant projects and initiatives that may be assigned.
  • Represent State Street by serving on internal and external committees and industry associations.
  • Responsible for execution of overall business plan in assigned areas. 
  • Responsible for the direction and development of subordinate managers at all levels as well as staff. 
  • Maintain open lines of communication and ensure that regular team and 1:1 meetings are conducted across the assigned unit.

What we value:

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Confidence in dealing with all situations; Excellent Communication; Organizational and Report Writing skill.
  • Capacity to lead and drive execution
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Exercise sound judgment in all matters.
  • Leverage knowledge and technology to ensure optimal results.
  • Drive execution of all client and business-related tasks.
  • Provide outstanding service to all client/s - internally & externally.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels within the organization.
  • Display organizational insight & influence.
  • Foster collaboration & team work.

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent. Master’s degree a plus.
  • Solid or relevant experience gathered in a financial services environment.
  • Strong managerial experience (operations and financial services). Experience in managing large teams and operations servicing multiple clients is a must.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

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 by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 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 programs 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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