Client Implementation, State Street Global Advisors, Officer (12 months contract)

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
12 Aug 2022
Closes
12 Sep 2022
Ref
R-709852
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

The primary role of the Client Implementation Officer is the coordination and efficient implementation of all stages of the business changes implementation and new business installations for SSGA in Australia.

Reporting directly to the Head of Investment Operations, you will interact with various key stakeholders including the Investment Operations team, Client Relationship Managers, the Client Service team, Portfolio Managers and third-party providers to ensure efficient coordination and timely completion of any business changes and new business implementation events. The role also includes some project and continuous improvement work streams.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the biggest asset managers in the world, that provides services to the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors across the globe. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest.

Join us if making your mark in the asset management industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Client Implementation Officer, you will

  • Processing change events across clients managed by SSGA Australia, including but not limited to new mandate installations, ISDA account maintenance, in-specie coordination, client terminations and custody changes. Ensure that relevant set ups are completed in all internal systems in timely manner.
  • Support reviews of new mandates and products to ensure understanding of the inherent risks involved.
  • Follow a Risk excellence framework by undertaking regular reviews of operational procedures and controls and adhering to the error reporting process.
  • Support a culture of effective challenge to evolve daily operational processes, recommend and implement changes and deliver continuous improvement.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders as required.
  • Participate as required to any new business implementation projects.
  • Ensure all functional procedures are kept up to date.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Team player and self-motivated professional with the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities while maintaining high quality of service
  • Genuine interest and good understanding of financial markets
  • Strong English language skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong communications and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate ability to meet deadlines
  • High attention to detail required
  • Strong PC skills essential

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience from either an Investment Manager or Global Custodian
  • Relevant degree (Finance, Accounting, Economics)
  • You will have a proven track record of meeting service level expectations

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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