Fund Accounting & Administration - Associate 2

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
Hyderabad, Bangalore, India
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
29 Jun 2022
Closes
04 Jul 2022
Ref
R-707347
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for: The role is within SSGS Asset owners Institutional investors services (IIS). The successful candidate will contribute to the team’s success by having responsibility for managing the clients, internal stake holders, JV partners. The role involves strong external & internal engagement and time management skills to ensure deadlines are met with 100% accuracy along with analytically strong background

Why this role is important to us:

The team you will be joining is will be responsible for the client services & Client delivery management roles for fund accounting and custody services we offer our clients.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Monitor cash breaks, failed trades and overdrafts with the aim of minimizing potential risk
  • Ensure deadlines / deliverables are met in accordance with the SLA provisions
  • Ensure effective logging and resolution of enquiries and liaise with appropriate parties to resolve/ escalate queries / problems within agreed timescales
  • Assist clients effectively with “New Account / Market Opening” requests and AD Hoc transitions or re-structuring
  • Complete accurate non-standard or ad hoc reporting to clients within deadlines
  • Ensure that all clients are billed promptly and assist in the follow up of any aged debt
  • Review operating procedures and ensure they are updated.
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of team checklists as required
  • Maintain specialist knowledge and skills that are essential in performing the role effectively
  • Proactively share new ideas / process enhancements that could result in a benefit to the team

Manage Relationships / Communication

  • Ensure the line manager and others, as appropriate, are kept aware of all issues/problems/queries/work in progress that may impact upon the quality of service being given.
  • Regularly contribute to projects impacting the wider group
  • Build strong relationships with COE’s
  • Participate in shared service/client conference calls or meetings
  • Provide feedback on Shared Services/COEs and maintain issues logs
  • Build strong relationships with our clients through the provision of daily support and prompt resolution of all accounting and custody queries.
  • Display a culture of individual ownership of tasks to embed a clear individual sense of account

What we value:

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Client focus: – Act as a focal point of contact to maintain strong client relationship; actively participate in client meetings, and ensure team responds to client inquiries.
  • Leadership Focus – Leverage experience and technical expertise to support peers globally by providing guidance and training, and fully support and participate in all aspects of employee engagement.
  • Operational Efficiency Focus: Actively participate in an efficient and effective global operating model, collaborating with peers globally, and using standard technology, best practices, and optimal functions.
  • Performance Focus: Provide excellent service to clients through a results-oriented mindset
  • Quality & Risk Focus: Understand and minimize risk through adhering to standard and client specific operating procedures and through broad participation in the global training program. Focus on qualitative work, attention to detail with a thorough understanding of business impact and ways to minimize risk.

Qualifications:

  • Equivalent to a BS degree in Finance, Business or related field.
  • At least 6 years of related Custody and/or Fund Accounting experience
  • Knowledge of securities language and legal requirements.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills.
  • Solid understanding of operational functions within Custody and/or Fund Accounting

Additional requirements:

  • Must have strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with global stakeholders and possess exceptional ability to prioritize work priorities.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have the initiative and capability to collaborate with a diverse stakeholder base to deliver timely and high quality output
  • Must be highly organized with strong attention to detail

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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