State Street

State Street Global Advisors - Japan Fund Administrator, Officer

State Street
Tokyo, Japan
Not disclosed
12 Apr 2024
30 Apr 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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Job Description

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is a global leader in asset management, and is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation, one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutions. State Street is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from men and women from all ages, including those with a disability and those who identify as LGBTI.

Who we are looking for

The SSGA Japan ITM Fund Administrator is expected to perform ITM fund administration and oversight for fund accounting outsourcing agent, especially performing daily NAV issuance to distributions and fund financial closing processing is one of key responsibilities. You will report to the ITM Fund Account team manager in Japan.

You will interact with various key stakeholders including Client facing teams, Investment teams, Fund Accounting Outsourcing Agent, Trust Bank, Distributors, Overseas Operation teams, Brokers, external fund auditor, etc.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the largest asset managers in the world. We partner with many of the world’s largest, most sophisticated investors and financial intermediaries to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven investment process. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest.

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

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform daily processes around ITM fund accounting including subscription/redemption processes with distributors, submissions of instructions to trustees and an outsourcing agent, NAV issuances to distributions, and fund financial closing processing.
  • Oversee processes that have been outsourced to the outsourcing agent
  • Prepare / Review ITM monthly reports submitted to the Investment Trusts Association, Japan (ITAJ) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ)
  • Respond to any ITM relevant inquires raised by the trustees or outsourcing agency
  • Communicate with an external auditor with regard to fund financial statements
  • Support a new ITM fund launch as a specialist of ITM Fund Accounting
  • Make the daily ITM processing more effectively based on an analysis of past trends or incidents

Experience, Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • University Bachelor or above
  • Experience in operations of asset management companies
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in ITM Fund Accounting
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communications and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with the asset management industry and relevant regulations / association rules
  • Advanced knowledge of T-Star/TX
  • Native Japanese
  • English language skills (preferred)
  • Broad knowledge of fund investments including foreign domiciled funds (preferred)

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfill all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street Global Advisors

What We Do. As the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, State Street Global Advisors has served the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors for over four decades. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become one of the world’s largest asset managers with trillions of dollars under our care.

Our Mission. At State Street Global Advisors our mission is to invest responsibly to enable economic prosperity and social progress. We are driven by a desire to help our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve a better future. We have a long history of developing innovative investment strategies to provide our clients with reliable and transparent returns, cost-effectively, and without excessive risk.

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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