State Street

Financial Reporting, AVP

State Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
Not disclosed
25 Apr 2024
23 May 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who are we looking for?

You! Are you a qualified accountant looking to expand your career in financial reporting, do you have a number of years’ experience in a similar environment managing a team? well State Street Ireland is the place for you.

State Street are the largest financial administrator in Ireland, this position offers an opportunity for the successful candidate to manage a team of people in the Financial Reporting department of the leading fund with the ability for career development in a variety of different areas in the funds industry.

As part of our current expansion of operations in Ireland (Dublin) we are expanding our financial reporting team in Dublin.

What we can offer you?

Flexibility to blend working from home or office, excellent benefits package, strong personal and career development programmes to support your career journey and much more. Keep reading to find out more.

Why this role is important to us

As a core member of our Financial Reporting team, this position offers a senior leadership role in the financial reporting, particular focus to lead Financial Reporting delivery across key client relationships, lead team and staff management and development, possess a strong technical expertise on financial reporting related matters, drive department strategy at a local and global level and implement necessary change, strengthen internal control and risk management processes as appropriate and general management of ad hoc tasks as required.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Lead and manage the financial reporting department - lead, direct and manage the department in collaboration with your department head and senior colleagues and manage the operations of the core financial reporting teams assigned to you within the department.
  • Relationship building - manage and develop relationships with clients, counterparties and other external parties.
  • Transformational change - Continuously challenge and steer change in the department, encourage new ways of making department more efficient through use of technology and automation, process review and change.
  • Technical competence - maintain and develop technical expertise. Provide advice to our clients, demonstrating sound technical judgement, an understanding of the business together with the overall client relationship.
  • Staff development – manage performance of your team. Put in place ongoing development plans to develop team members as part of ongoing development and career progression.
  • Review and update department Operational processes, to ensure controls remain effective and account for dynamic changes in client requirements, mitigating operational risk wherever possible.
  • Risk excellence - ensure all internal policies are complied with by the Financial Reporting teams in Ireland and demonstrate the ‘Risk Excellence’ culture in your behavior. Establish and nurture a culture of ‘Risk Excellence’ within the team, encourage an environment of openness that welcomes effective challenge and supports open discussion.
  • Represent State Street Ireland financial reporting at industry, State Street regional and global levels as appropriate.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Excellent people-management skills, demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and be comfortable with managing difficult situations as they arise.
  • Have an enquiring mind and a willingness to investigate and solve problems.
  • Ability to delegate work to others.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (eg. excel, word, power point).
  • Ability to multi-task and be comfortable with managing difficult situations as they arise.
  • Possess a strong technical knowledge in relation to financial reporting accounting and regulatory disclosure.
  • Have an enquiring mind and a willingness to investigate and solve problems.
  • Self-motivated and determined to achieve (drive, determination, execution, work ethic).
  • Excellent risk excellence mindset and application.
  • Advanced PC literacy including: PowerPoint, MS Office, Outlook, excel.
  • Take ownership of outcomes and be personally accountable for the end result.
  • Possess a strong empathy and emotional intelligence.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA) with a business or related degree and having at least 8-10 years’ experience in a similar financial reporting environment.

Education Support

To further enhance your career and development, State Street provides full support to train and qualify as a professional accountant with any of the professional bodies (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CPA) or other professional qualification appropriate to your role in Financial Reporting.

Apply today – Join a global player with local values.

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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