Senior Fund Accounting Manager – Operational Role, Assistant Vice President

State Street
Krakow, Gdansk, Poland
Not disclosed
12 Aug 2022
12 Sep 2022
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who we are looking for

Senior Fund Accounting Manager is a key position within State Street Bank, it requires taking responsibility for the servicing of a number of client relationships. The SFAM has direct responsibility for client delivery while ensuring top quality of our service. The position therefore requires an attention to client service excellence. A person should be experienced in managing transitions and implementing new technology. The position will require from the candidate as well close cooperation with top management, ability to execute company strategy.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is in the Alternative Investment Solutions (AIS) department which is a part of State Street, the largest financial services provider in Poland. AIS is a recognized industry-leading provider of fund accounting, fund administration and risk services to hedge funds and private equity funds. These services are fully integrated to provide complete end-to-end solutions that span the front-, middle- and back-office requirements of institutional investors.

Join us if making your mark in the alternative investment industry from day one and servicing E2E clients is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Senior Fund Accounting Manager you will:

  • Communicate Effectively, Build and Maintain Key Relationships with clients, colleagues and business partners.
  • Focus on Clients and Results while as well Ensure that Accuracy and Quality are maintained at a high level
  • Increase the Operating Performance and productivity of the client group
  • Serve as a source of technical information to assist clients with Product Types & structures as well as Compliance and Basic regulatory issues
  • Prepare annual budget inputs as requested, Control status report, KPI Reporting in collaboration with counterparts in other sites
  • Keep current on procedures/systems changes and ensure incorporation into group procedures
  • Actively work towards increasing efficiency/productivity year on year for each client
  • Manage extra client/donor site requests and ensure the Operating Model remains appropriate
  • Prepare documentation for and interface with Internal/External Auditors and Procedures and Controls Unit
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze a problem and obtain and evaluate information to reach sound conclusions.

What we value

  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and proactive with the strive to “make things happen”
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • A University Degree in banking/finance or related field. A business-related degree or accountancy qualification would be an asset
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in operations or audit in collective investments, preferably with considerable client interaction.
  • Geneva/EZ Ops knowledge would be considered an advantage

What we offer

  • Permanent contract from day one
  • Additional holidays (Birthday Day Off, 3rd and 5th year anniversary Day Off)
  • VIP medical package for employees and their families (partner and children)
  • Premium life insurance package and private pension plan
  • Wide range of soft skills training, technical workshops, language classes and development programs
  • Opportunities to volunteer your time to company-driven initiatives, employee networks or organizations of your choice
  • Variety of well-being programs
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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