State Street

Fund Accounting & Administration - Senior Associate

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Dublin 2, Ireland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
06 May 2024
Closes
06 Jun 2024
Ref
R-748200
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for:

YOU! A dynamic and enthusiastic individual who is looking to work in an exciting and evolving sector. In State Street Alternatives Fund Accounting you can enhance you career through experience gained in multiple facets including:

  • Hedge Funds
  • Private Markets Funds
  • Crypto Funds
  • Hybrid Funds

Join us if making your mark in the Alternatives Servicing Sector is a challenge you are up for.

What we can offer you?

We are the largest Fund Administrator in Ireland, servicing global market-leading clients across a variety of product types. With us, you have the opportunity to develop your career in many different directions within the funds industry. This is a team providing a crucial operational service for clients worldwide, and you will work with a range of internal teams across the globe to service a wide array of prominent clients across multiple fund types. We offer flexibility to blend working from home or office, excellent benefits package, strong personal and career development programs to support your career journey, and much more.

As Fund Accounting Senior Associate you will:

  • Review daily cash, position, and market value reconciliations including trade capture and pricing;
  • Assist in the Dealing Date accounting process - providing reporting of the highest quality and accuracy in a timely manner to meet the needs of our clients
  • Act as escalation point for junior staff and as the day-to-day contact point for clients
  • Manage workflow, ensuring procedures are up-to-date, providing training to strengthen technical skills, coupled with furthering the soft skills within your team
  • Work closely with our colleagues in each of our hub locations, reviewing the output from the fund accountants in those locations.
  • Work on complex financial instruments such as equities, fixed income, futures options and swaps;
  • Assist in semi-annual & annual audits
  • During the course of normal day-to-day operation, be responsible for identifying any unusual or potentially suspicious transaction activity and must report and/or escalate in accordance with corporate policy and guidelines detailed in relevant operating procedures.

What we value:

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Strong analytical skills and an attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to escalate where appropriate

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree level at any discipline is preferred, but not essential
  • Prior fund accounting experience a benefit

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 in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance, and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program 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 perspective 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 the 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 program, 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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