Core Operations, Associate 2

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
Quincy, Massachusetts
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
26 May 2022
Closes
26 Jun 2022
Ref
R-702891
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and delivery of valuation reports to internal and external clients and/or their agents in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to, promote, and educate others on the use of department procedures with respect to the review and approval of portfolio market values. Propose changes to procedures to management with a focus of reducing risk, manual inputs, and increasing efficiencies.
  • Ensure the receipt of all pricing feeds, broker quotes, back-up pricing sources and other relevant data on a daily basis. Identify, research, and resolve prices breaking set tolerance levels.
  • Review and approve pricing packages/checklists with a focus on accuracy, detail, audit trail, and timeliness.
  • Perform and review global pricing tasks in a continuous operations environment.
  • Identify, communicate, and resolve fair value situations. Escalate issues to management and/or clients as required.
  • Function as a “team-player”. Work with peers and achieve group/client/unit goals.
  • Train and mentor new investment valuation coordinators.
  • Continuously expand and improve knowledge of financial instruments, corporate actions, and best valuation practices.
  • Maintain proper documentation and back-up for audit purposes.
  • Participate in and contribute to unit project initiatives.
  • Provide outstanding client service to both internal and external clients.

Requirements:

  • College or university designation preferably with a concentration in finance/business/accounting or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years experience in securities pricing, fund accounting, or custody operations/securities administration
  • Knowledge of capital markets and complex securities
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze a problem, obtain and evaluate information and reach sound conclusions
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work as a team player
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in spreadsheet and database applications such as EXCEL and ACCESS
  • Solid administration, organizational and time management skills
  • Completion of the Canadian Securities Course and/or Derivatives Fundamentals Course is an asset
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg and/or Reuters terminals an asset

COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street’s COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

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