State Street

Alternative Investment Services Middle Office Trade Operations, Assistant Vice President

State Street
Clifton, New Jersey; New York, New York; Stamford, Connecticut
Not disclosed
14 May 2024
23 May 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who we are looking for

State Street Alternative Investment Services (AIS) provides fund accounting, administration, tax, compliance and middle office trade support services to hedge fund managers. AIS combines its experienced teams of trained financial service professionals with sophisticated software development talent to create a superior trade support infrastructure that features Straight-Through-Processing (STP) and real-time information. The responsibility of the operations group is to support clients by providing trade capture, portfolio pricing, trade confirmation and settlement services. We are looking for a qualified candidate to join our team; growing their acumen for complex financial products and the security settlement lifecycle while working in support of large alternative investment managers trading across diverse strategies.

What you will be responsible for

  • Overseeing development of Middle Office applications and products
  • Maintaining flow between operations working groups, production support and system development groups
  • Sourcing solutions for new product types
  • Working closely with broader operations management teams to develop process efficiencies
  • Organizing operational focus groups and meetings and appointing lead
  • Review end of day valuations for all products
  • Review end of day management reports and resolve issues
  • Sign off on end of day process and check lists
  • Interact with client to evaluate services
  • Identifies and uses best practices for project management
  • Clearly communicates both verbally and in written format
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the impact of problems across the organization and facilitates a collaborative solution

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • In depth knowledge of some/all of the following products: Equity, Futures, Options, Fixed Income, FX, Derivatives (IRS, CDS, TRS, etc.)
  • Experience interfacing with security valuation agents like Markit PV, BVAL, ICE Data, JPM Pricing Direct
  • Knowledge of trade order flow, security life-cycle events (settlements, corporate actions), SWIFT messaging and cash wire processing required.
  • Strong verbal, analytical and written communication skills
  • Experience with Advent Geneva Platform advantageous

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of relevant experience required

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.

Salary Range:

  • $90,000 - $153,750 Annual
  • The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.

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