Brown Brothers Harriman

Finance and Banking Junior Specialist

Krakow, Poland
Attractive salary with rich benefit and bonus package
06 Jun 2024
06 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme
Finance and Banking Junior Specialist
At BBH we value diverse backgrounds, so if your experience looks a little different from what we've outlined and you think you can bring value to the role, we will still welcome your application!

What You Can Expect At BBH:

If you join BBH you will find a collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can. You will have direct access to clients, information and experts across all business areas around the world. BBH will provide you with opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself—without leaving the firm. We encourage a culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective. We provide a high-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind. Ultimately we want you to have rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage. Our BBH Cares program offers volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others.

Join us as a Junior Specialist in one of our Finance Departments!

We are looking for talented students and recent graduates to join full-time one of our financial departments: Alternatives Accounting, Fund Accounting, Financial Reporting, Custody or Transfer Agency. While working side by side with experts and receiving an individual guidance from your mentor, you will have a chance to increase your knowledge and boost your career in finance in an international and collaborative environment.

The scope of your responsibilities will depend on the department you will join:

  • ALTERNATIVES ACCOUNTING provides a wide range of services to funds investing in alternative assets, including real estate, private equity, debt funds, etc. These services include general ledger accounting, financial reporting, and asset supervision.
  • FUND ACCOUNTING SERVICES consists of five core teams: Cash and Audit, Central Pricing, NAV Hub, and Trades who are responsible for producing daily, weekly, or monthly Net Asset Values (NAVs) for clients primarily based in Luxembourg and Ireland.
  • FINANCIAL REPORTING is responsible for preparation, review, and delivery of financial statements in accordance with account­ing standards, local regulations, and clients’ specifications. The team has a client facing role and services clients from all around the world; it is also responsible for completion of regulatory reporting and audit coordination from financial statements perspective in cooperation with “Big 4” companies. The team has exposure to different GAAPs, utilizes newest technology solutions allowing for process automation and works closely with many internal departments and external stakeholders.
  • CUSTODY provides operational services to financial institutions in support of transaction processing and asset servicing, including account administration, corporate actions, foreign exchange, client service, funds transfer, and trade management.
  • TRANSFER AGENCY provides operational and regulatory services to investment funds and their investors. The range of services include investor onboarding, anti-money laundering analysis and screening, transaction processing, cash processing and reconcili­ation of fund accounts, fund distribution services, trailer fees, client service with reporting and inquiry resolution.

Some of your key responsibilities include:

  • Handing financial information/transactions
  • Providing superior client service and resolution of open inquiries
  • Identifying errors to minimize risk
  • Producing monthly management reports
  • Generating client reports and statements
  • Team support

What we offer:

  • 2 additional days added to your holiday calendar for Culture Celebration and Community Service
  • Private medical care for you and your family
  • Life Insurance
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Professional trainings and qualification support
  • Thrive Wellbeing Program
  • Online benefit platform

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong English knowledge (B2 level is a minimum)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated passion for teamwork and success

Preferred but not required:

  • Degree in finance/business related discipline
  • Internship/work experience in finance/customer care

At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can. Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client’s financial well-being.

If you are looking for an entrepreneurial environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman is the right place for you.

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

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