State Street

Fund Accounting & Administration, A2

State Street
Sacramento, California
Not disclosed
24 May 2024
24 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Who we are looking for

We are looking for bright, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals with a keen interest in learning about and accounting for complex investment transactions and structures in a dynamic, challenging and fast-paced work environment. Your success will be facilitated by the leading-edge technology infrastructure supported by well-developed procedures and controls. We offer you a challenging career in a rapidly expanding international company with a professional, yet casual, work environment.

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 a Fund Accounting Associate 2 you will

  • Complete the daily processing and monitoring of fund activities
  • Prepare/Review periodic bank and cash reconciliations and post journal entries
  • Prepare fund trial balances and supporting workpapers.
  • Assist in managing internal workflow to ensure internal processing and client deadlines are met
  • Work with other services departments to resolve errors/issues or to reconcile discrepancies;
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal clients and colleague
  • Ensure all processes are in line with the SLA and escalate if necessary
  • Participate in special client or internal projects as required
  • Assist in new business setup and conversions;
  • During the course of normal day to day operation, 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
  • Ensure standard procedures and controls are adhered to;
  • Initiate, propose and implement improvements to enhance efficiencies and accuracy when see fit;
  • Liaise with investment managers, auditors and banks;

Ongoing personal education and development by attendance of State Street training sessions

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player and collaborative
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy and organized
  • Strong analytical skills and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Strong work ethic – flexible, adaptable and ability to work within deadlines
  • Self-motivated with a passion for learning and growth

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • College diploma or university degree with concentration in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Word (knowledge of Bloomberg a plus)
  • Overtime may be required

Salary Range:

$41,600 - $60,320 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.

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

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