Finance Specialist- Associate 2
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a potential candidate with at least 2-4 years of experience in billing or fund accounting, optionally 2-3 years of experience in GL, AP, AR but with strong knowledge of financial products/services and interest in billing department.
Why is this role important?
Global Billing Operations as a part of State Street's Finance Division is responsible for end to end client invoicing and reconciliation activities on investment funds. The team provide services for 7 EMEA countries: France, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the UK.
Billing Accountant, Associate 2 will cooperate with both internal and external stakeholders and clients with full accountability for assigned tasks assigned by direct Billing Team Manager.
What you will be responsible for:
As a Billing Accountant you will be responsible for
- Support the internal and external billing of fund services to the business
- Manage internal departments and external clients queries relating to billing and reports and invoices
- Production of all invoices and credit notes raised from data provided by internal customers
- Review of calculated invoices against contracts agreed with clients
- Ensure billing related internal controls are followed
- Provide information to internal departments and external clients as needed to facilitate payment for invoices
- Reconcile billed accounts (funds) against P&L accounts
- Support management in billing related projects
- Perform second eye review after less experienced team members
- Support and provide training to less experienced team members
- Support Team Supervisor in organizing team workload assignment
- Act with minimal supervision from superiors
- Prepare/update job aids and procedures as necessary
- Other not specified duties might be assigned by direct manager accordingly to business needs and employee skills
What we value:
These skills will help you succeed in this role
- Advanced English both in speaking and writing; Italian, French or German would be an asset not obligatory
- Very good numerical and analytical skills
- Excellent time management
- Attention to details and problem-solving approach
- Demonstrated good communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to find solutions and solve issues within area of expertise
- Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with business and systems personnel
- Pro-active approach, with initiative, detailed oriented and reliability
- Fund Accounting or Fund Service Invoicing knowledge would be an asset
- Permanent contract from day one
- Additional holidays (Birthday Day Off, 3rd and 5th year anniversary Day Off)
- Gold medical package for employees and their families (partner and children)
- Premium life insurance package and private pension plan
- Wide range of soft skills training, technical workshops, language classes and development programs
- Opportunities to volunteer your time to company-driven initiatives, employee networks or organizations of your choice
- Variety of well-being programs
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.