Fund Accounting Director (NAV), VP, Hybrid

State Street
Krakow; Gdansk, Poland / Hybrid
Not disclosed
05 Dec 2022
30 Dec 2022
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Why this role is important to us

The main purpose of Fund Accounting Director(NAV) VP Role is to provide active leadership within our fast growing Private Equity and Real Assets department in line with the agreed strategy and objectives of both the Alternatives Business globally and State Street Poland.

The successful individual will have an opportunity to contribute to the continued significant growth of our Alternative investment department

Who we are looking for

The successful candidate should have an understanding of client service requirements, processes and procedures for NAV fund accounting and fund administration as well as a very high level of coordination skills to be able to successfully cooperate with all internal and external stakeholders.

What you will be responsible for

  • Responsible for the achievement of specific department performance targets and objectives
  • Exercise operational oversight within the department and make sound operational decisions
  • Contribute to the development of the organization in terms of financial planning, business strategy, service offerings and HR policies
  • Create and drive a culture of strict adherence of all Corporate and Departmental procedures.
  • Provide leadership and support to the department managers necessary for ensuring their teams are organized & working as efficiently & controlled as possible
  • Ensure that NAV Fund Accounting Department is properly resourced both in terms of people and technology whilst complying with agreed budgetary guidelines
  • Assist more senior colleagues and deputize in their absence
  • Utilize management information to assist in managing both clients and resources
  • Focus on development opportunities for all employees within your management structure and ensure a focus on non-operational management within the department
  • Lead and contribute to operational, client, risk, audit and regulatory meetings as required
  • Initiate and oversee tasks within a continuous improvement drive to ensure that the Department is efficient and seen as customer and quality driven
  • Provide support during the implementation of change
  • Ensure participation in the completion and implementation of department wide projects and lead local team initiatives

What we value

  • Excellent communication, organizational and planning skills. Ability to work to deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills
  • Ability to proactively work under own initiative
  • Ability to work to deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail and concern for quality

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Comprehensive procedural, technical and product knowledge of NAV Fund Accounting is required
  • Good knowledge of fund accounting specific technology is required. Geneva knowledge would be an additional advantage
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance or Business related area preferable
  • 9-10 years of experience with at least 6 years specific relevant experience managing a team

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

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