Fund Accounting & Administration, Associate 2

State Street.
Kansas City, Missouri
Not disclosed
01 Jul 2022
07 Jul 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a candidate willing to grow along with the international clients that we service from the Kansas City office. Our role is a blend of client service and accounting, with complex and diverse funds and processes. The Associate 2 will be responsible for preparing mutual fund NAVs and other reporting of the highest quality and accuracy in a timely manner to meet the needs of our clients. We are looking for a committed candidate who will collaborate with other departments to find new solutions for complex business challenges, who is open for improvements and who can take advantage of opportunities. The successful candidate will need to take initiative, exercise independent thinking, maintain an excellent and interactive relationship with team members, global business partners and, most importantly, our clients.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. In your role you will help contribute to a successful team and execute day to day deliverables at our best.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge that interests you.

What you will be responsible for

As Fund Accounting, Associate 2 you will

  • Verify completed Net Asset Value (NAV) for accuracy, in accordance with agreed timelines
  • Analyze individual fund components for reasonability and consistency with market conditions
  • Responsible for reviewing assigned, complex daily operations and processes
  • Ensure all communication with both internal and external clients is accurate, timely and professional
  • Research items that are raised, ensuring any unusual activity is resolved or escalated
  • Assist with special projects and other tasks as assigned

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Must have analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be detail oriented and deadline driven
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills (ability to prioritize)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Adhere to company policies and guidelines
  • Build strong relationships with global teams and international clients

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience and a focus in Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred
  • 1+ years’ experience in financial services industry, would accept strong new graduate
  • Knowledge of financial products preferred
  • Computer proficient including working knowledge of desktop software applications (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.)

What we offer

  • Hybrid working model
  • International operating environment
  • Foreign holiday schedule
  • Multiple paid volunteer days to support the local community
  • On-the-job and additional training

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.

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.

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

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