Unit Registry Operations Manager, Assistant Vice President

State Street.
Sydney, Australia
Not disclosed
17 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who we are looking for

Unit Registry is a specialist team that provides our large client base with daily prices as well as cash forecasting, issuing daily, monthly and annual statements to our client’s investors. The team is responsible for processing daily transactions received from investors as well as distributions, completing Anti-Money Laundering & Know Your Client checks on investors to ensure full adherence to all applicable laws and regulations.

The role is responsible for the effective management of staff and the execution of departmental strategy and oversight of our outsourced Unit Registry vendor. You will have responsibility for the Unit Registry team and will oversee the activities and effectiveness of the group’s plan of execution. There is a level of accountability in this role for results in the areas of employee, strategy and cost.

As an Operations Manager within Unit Registry, you need to be strategic in approach and have the ability to positively influence others to achieve success. You will need to continuously look to achieve ongoing efficiency targets and work on both internal and external departmental projects. You will be an escalation point for managers, requiring strong communication and problem solving skills as well as the ability to delegate and identify development opportunities.

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 a Operations Manager you will

  • Ensure that all operational registry and reporting deliverables to both internal and external clients are met in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Manage client relationship from both a strategic and day to day tactical perspective ensuring coherence between client requirements and SSAL service capabilities
  • Ensure all staffs are up to date with operational procedures and ensuring AML/KYC policies are understood and followed
  • Facilitate staff training & development, including through effective performance reviews
  • Drive operational efficiencies and strive for best in class services
  • Understand the core offering and drive implementation of any new regulatory requirement or product
  • Management of third party vendor as required.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Knowledge of the unit registry operational flows.
  • Knowledge of fund accounting operational concepts.
  • An aptitude for information technology including Excel and HiTrust
  • Proven capability to manage all aspects of a team and/or teams – leadership, coaching, recruitment, team building, problem resolution, motivation, training/development of staff in technical and leadership skills.
  • Strong liaison skills across all levels of the organisation.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in all aspects of client servicing.
  • Formal qualifications in accounting/business/commence/finance – SIA or degree.
  • A solid understanding of the finance industry and financial markets.
  • An excellent understanding of core registry processes – transaction processing, distributions and non-financial changes.
  • Strong understanding of AML/FATCA/CRS rules and RG97 regulations
  • Previous Unit Registry, finance and/or banking background.
  • Understanding and/or experience with listed products is highly regarded

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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