State Street

Senior Associate Fund Accounting

State Street
Kilkenny, Ireland
Not disclosed
23 Mar 2023
23 Apr 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Who we are looking for

Reporting to an Officer/AVP, the Senior Associate is responsible for ensuring the net asset value of the clients’ portfolios are accurately calculated and disseminated in a timely manner. Ensure prompt follow upon exception situations and facilitate timely issue resolution to mitigate risk to the corporation and deliver excellent service to clients. This position gives the opportunity to demonstrate leadership, communication and technical expertise. The Individual will be responsible for implementing company policy, overseeing client deliverables and contributing to the development of the team and organization.

What we can offer you?

Flexibility to blend working from home or office, excellent benefits package along with strong personal and career development programs to support your career journey and much more.

As the largest financial administrator in Ireland State Street can offer you career development in a variety of different product types and areas in the funds industry.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best.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

As Fund Accounting Specialist-Senior Associate you will

  • Responsible for delivery of the highest quality of client services and maintain understanding of client SLA provisions and relevant KPIs
  • Prior experience in Fund accounting / NAV is required
  • Responsible for NAV oversight and timely NAV dissemination
  • Develop and build up a strong relationship with the clients
  • Assume oversight responsibility for operational aspects of the client’s funds.
  • Anticipate the client’s future requirements & ensure that these can be met.
  • Manage and plan resources ensuring delivery of outcomes are consistent, timely and accurate
  • Represent team on local, regional or global working group, projects or committees as required
  • Ensure sufficient trained staff is available to service the client and deliver quality service.
  • Drive and assume responsibility for the implementation of client specific projects
  • Ensure senior management is adequately updated on a regular basis regarding all aspects of the clients, highlighting all potential risks with possible solutions in a timely manner.

Leadership and Management

  • Set and maintain standards of personal and professional performance/behavior; ensuring staff accountability and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Provide coaching, guidance and support to team on technical, professional and client issues.
  • Monitor and appraise the performance of team in conjunction with your manager - providing regular formal and informal feedback.
  • Manage resources and take responsibility for the on boarding of new staff.

What we value

Core Competencies

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with proactive attitude
  • Exercise sound judgment
  • Flexible attitude to solving issues
  • Leverage knowledge and technology to ensure optimal results
  • Communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation
  • Display organisational insight, proven ability to improve workflows and team structures in line with Business objectives
  • Foster collaboration & team work

Education & Preferred Qualifications


  • Primary Degree or a Professional or Accounting qualification or equivalent
  • Significant experience working in the provision of fund administration service

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

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