State Street

Alpha Professional Services Conversion Manager

State Street
Princeton, New Jersey
Not disclosed
12 Jun 2024
12 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Alpha Professional Services Conversion Manager (State Street Bank and Trust Company; Princeton, NJ): Individual will lead and coordinate Alpha E2E and middle office conversion activities. This will range from cost estimation, scoping requirements and engaging with client to facilitating data extract set up process, organizing and leading conversion events (dry run, dress rehearsal, go live) and ensuring a smooth transition to BAU working across the different business units. The individual will be expected to coordinate the activities of those involved in the conversion which could be up to 10-15 individuals located in different time zones.

Specific duties include:

  • Coordinates and drives the deliverables of conversion planning and testing in order to meet the milestones;
  • Creates data maps to show the flow from legacy systems to the in-house system using existing functionality and processes;
  • Drives the data conversion development lifecycle and methodology including requirements analysis, solution design, client acceptance, timeline creation, implementation, unit testing, deployment tools, and maintenance;
  • Leads issue resolution and gap closure in terms of data provided or discrepancies in data between legacy presentation and the future state model based on the feedback provided; Heads all conversion events which includes some weekend activity and off hours;
  • Serves as client facing lead for all conversation related activity with client and internal business units;
  • Serves as a subject matter expert speaking to details as required while managing multiple processes;
  • Lead a global conversion team responsible for executing on implementation activities;
  • Occasional travel required for client or global team onsite visits; and Weekend work required occasionally. Less than 5% travel required.
  • Telecommuting from with the U.S. permitted pursuant to Company policy.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration/Management or related field; plus 10 years in any occupation/ title providing relevant financial industry experience.
  • Alternatively, will accept a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration/Management or related field; plus 3 years in any occupation/ title of relevant pre- or post-Master’s financial industry experience.

Must Have:

  • Demonstrated high Level knowledge or experience in Capital markets including Middle Office, Securities, Bank Loans, IBOR/ABOR, Transaction Management or system knowledge of RKS, CRIMS, Eagle, Eagle Star, PAM, Portia, WSO or other;
  • Demonstrated excellent Communication Skills with ability to effectively run meetings and collaborate across teams and functions;
  • Demonstrated high level of skill in team management, employee development and mentoring;
  • Proven ability to work in a high paced environment, be flexible, follow tight deadlines, organize, and prioritize work;
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of data quality measures across referential, completeness, tolerance, index and business driven data qualitative and quantitative measures;
  • Solid ability to proactively identify potential issues and drive resolution;
  • Proven experience owning initiatives / projects related to Middle Office Client Onboarding;
  • Proven intermediate Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Access skills, as well as Microsoft Project, JIRA or other project management software experience; and Solid understanding of Data Warehouses and Databases including SQL. (Unless otherwise indicated, State Street is seeking the stated ability in the skills listed above with no specific number of years or amount of experience required. All experience can be gained concurrently.)


Salary Range:

  • $125,000 - $200,000 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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