Depositary Oversight (Trustee) Officer

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Kilkenny, Ireland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
30 Jun 2022
Closes
30 Jul 2022
Ref
R-708434
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Across the globe, institutional investors rely on State Street to help them manage risk, respond to challenges through solutions, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged professionals are essential to our success.

Our commitment to maintain an environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our company values. It’s also part of our commitment to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You’ll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. Join us.

Position Overview

This role is for a new Quality Assurance team being put in place within Depositary Oversight Department. The team will be responsible for ensuring that all fiduciary and Depositary Oversight processes and procedures are effectively operating and adhered to.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all fiduciary and Depositary Oversight processes and procedures are effectively operating and adhered to.
  • Devising work programmes and schedules.
  • To ensure timely and proper completion of tasks.
  • On-going development and maintenance of the controls, policies and procedures
  • Perform independent review of any new processes or material amendments to a current process that form part of the Depositary fiduciary reviews.
  • Co-ordination of timing and testing of audit reviews by external parties and internal parties.
  • Communication of any findings to the Depositary Oversight teams
  • Reporting to Senior Management on an ongoing basis with formal reporting delivered to Senior Management.
  • Attending board meetings
  • Resolving workflow problems or issues

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Level of Education/

  • Degree qualified preferable

Skills and Experience

  • Sound understanding of the regulatory framework for Funds (UCITS/AIFs/Non-UCITS)
  • Relevant industry experience (not necessarily within a Depositary role)
  • Experience in Oversight or an Audit role a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to allocate workloads appropriately to ensure requirements are met within agreed deadlines
  • Ability to motivate and encourage staff to work at optimum levels
  • Ability to recognise and target areas for increased efficiencies

Required Competencies

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Highly computer literate
  • Skilled communicator, both verbal and written
  • Organised and methodical
  • Team player

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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