Operations Client Service, Associate 2

State Street.
Boston, Massachusetts
Not disclosed
29 Sep 2022
20 Oct 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

  • Fund accountants are primarily responsible for the timely and accurate execution and reporting of net asset valuations (NAVs) for the NACC1 client.

What you will be responsible for:

  • An Associate 2 fund accountant identifies, analyzes and substantiates impacts to the NAV. Critical functions performed include the processing and verification of all subscription and redemption activity (for unitized products), posting and monitoring of expense accruals, security transaction and corporate action review, monitoring of dividend and interest income and accruals, mark-to-market calculations, monitoring of securities pricing impacts, price dissemination and generating various accounting-based reporting.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to manage daily operations, ensuring client deliverables and superior client service are met
  • Oversee the adherence to Standard Operating Procedures
  • Help develop processes to control or eliminate risk across the business unit
  • Regularly update and implement controls and procedures as necessary
  • Must constantly strive to increase knowledge and skill level
  • Maintain open communication with co-workers and superiors
  • Maintain and strengthen relationships with internal departments and clients
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in all written and verbal correspondence
  • Ability to recognize problems that need the attention of management
  • Must maintain high level of performance under pressure

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Flexible “can do” attitude
  • Team player with a strong customer focus
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced, high volume atmosphere
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • An ability to be a leader within their team, as well as be a leader amongst your peers
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, which includes excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Candidates must demonstrate initiative, be able to perform well under pressure, and simultaneously handle multiple assignments
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills with the proven ability to multi-task and to work efficiently to meet client deliverables

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of related Custody and/or Fund Accounting experience
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Solid understanding of operational functions within Custody and/or Fund Accounting
  • Ability to provide technical expertise to resolve daily problems
  • Demonstrate computer proficiency and working knowledge of various software applications including Microsoft Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

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