State Street

Middle Office, Intern

State Street
Hangzhou, China
Not disclosed
21 May 2024
03 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Internship

Who we are looking for

The Alpha Portfolio Services team is a dedicated global business team working with Clients, SSC IT, client service, and the business operations teams to ensure accurate end-to-end oversight of Information Delivery to our clients. The Alpha Portfolio Services team is responsible for ensuring the Investment book of records is accurately maintained and ensuring accurate client portfolios are reflected on State Street platforms. The role will interact with the Clients (predominantly Front Office) and being a key liaison with various portfolio managers and internal SSC parties in identifying an issue as well as managing that a suitable resolution is found and communicated to the Client. The role will need to initiate and develop good communication and interpersonal relationship with business operations teams and IT and to maintain the high level of service that is currently being provided to all the clients.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

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 Middle Office, Intern, you will

  • Perform daily checks on file deliverables to the clients, investigate and report discrepancies and ensure daily resolution of identified queries
  • Ensure client queries and client file deliveries are tracked, with proactive management to ensure timely response and resolution
  • Perform work independently within scope of established guidelines and according to specific procedures.
  • Investigate and resolve operational and various IT issues (e.g. Asset servicing, Trade Operations, Client Reporting)
  • Complete any ad-hoc tasks as identified by the line manager

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Solid knowledge in financial instruments, including equity, fixed income, bank loans, swap, OTC derivatives, etc.
  • Technical ability and analytical skills are essential for this role.
  • Fluent in English
  • Self-motivated, naturally curious and passionate.
  • Strong accuracy aptitude and detail orientation.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree. Accounting or Finance is preferred.
  • Strong skills in MS excel and other Microsoft Office applications. Ability to write macros is a plus. Experience with Bloomberg is a plus.
  • SQL skill is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Organized and deadline-driven
  • Strong learning ability

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

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