Financial Reporting, Senior Associate

State Street.
Toronto, Ontario
Not disclosed
26 Sep 2022
03 Oct 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

The CAI Financial Reporting Specialist is responsible for preparing and analyzing/reviewing more complex interim and annual financial statements in accordance with relevant GAAP requirements for alternative investments (hedge, private equity, exchange and real estate) funds.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

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

What you will be responsible for

  • Preparation and review of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reporting requirements for a variety of Fund structures
  • Participation in external and internal audits
  • Participation in the identification, design and implementation of process improvement opportunities.
  • Manage the process of updating and maintaining the Excel based financial statement templates and database information related to client specific reporting.
  • Review industry regulatory changes and accounting updates on a regular basis so that client financial reporting needs are current with industry standards.
  • Communicate regularly with clients as required, and to provide financial reporting, tax, audit information and industry/regulatory updates to clients.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Superior attention to detail, excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and work well under pressure

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • University degree in finance, accounting, Economics or other with relevant experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record of managing client relationships with fund companies.
  • Flexible & positive attitude. Good organizational skills, administration and time management skills Good PC knowledge - hardware & software (specifically MS Office).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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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