State Street

Alternative Operation Fund Accounting - Associate 2

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Bangalore, India
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
12 Jun 2024
Closes
14 Jun 2024
Ref
R-747241
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Job Title:

Associate 2 Bank Level

200 _ A2 Legal Entity:

SS CORP SVCS MUMBAI PVT LTD Business Line

GPD Accounting

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $33.99 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.81 trillion* in assets under management as of September 30, 2018, State Street operates in more than 100 geographic markets worldwide, including the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, visit State Street’s website.

*This figure is presented as of September 30, 2018 and includes approximately $28 billion of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated. Business Line Information

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Purpose of Role: (Summaries the job’s intent and why it exists, in one or two sentences) Confirm department/teams the role will interact with on a day to day basis

The main function of the role is:

Work in conjunction with individuals on the team as well as other Shared Services/COEs, outsource partners, Client Operations, other business units as needed to ensure seamless processing according to the fund’s policies, to ensure NAV/yield accuracy and that all SLAs are met.

Major Responsibilities: (Identify 5-8 major responsibilities performed by the job. Include the approximate percentage of time performing each responsibility during a typical week/month. If the percentage of time performing a function is less than 5%, that function should not be listed)

Role specifics:-

Individual Contributor

  • Validate and review all daily activity while maintaining all required controls
  • Calculate and process fund and account activities, e.g. supporting NAV, SEC yields, cash movements, distributions, corporate actions, bank loans, processed transactions, etc. and prepares proofs as needed
  • Support the review and validation of data as needed, e.g. fund Net Asset Values, etc. as well as distribute information to Shared Services and Client Operations teams
  • Research and resolve exceptions, reconciliations, incorrect transactions and issues
  • Receive and resolve inquiries in a timely and accurate manner and communicates effectively with clients when necessary
  • Escalate unresolved issues to management as required
  • Maintain appropriate records of daily and monthly activities

Job Description

Information Classification: Confidential

  • Support the production of financial, performance and/or quality reports for client, shareholder, director and management as needed
  • Maintain knowledge of current alternative procedures and processes
  • Document any updates or changes to formal procedures, databases, etc.
  • Prepare and verify information for various projects/special requests as directed
  • Support training of new hires as necessary
  • During the course of normal day to day operations, 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
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Level of Education/ Specific Qualifications:

Education Requirements:

  • Novice to Competent with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with a focus in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Technical or related field preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word)
  • Location: Mumbai – multiple shifts available
  • Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal planning, and analytical skills
  • Deadline and detail oriented Skills and Experience - interpersonal, numerical, problem-solving, analytical, etc

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-3years of related Custody and/or Fund Accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of securities language and legal requirements.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Some understanding of operational functions within Custody and/or Fund Accounting.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency and working knowledge of various software applications.
  • Required Competencies - motivation, team skills, ability to work under pressure, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and possess strong problem solving and resolution skills.
  • Some understanding of financial services and investment products.
  • Strong attention to detail and a focus on service.
  • Strong PC skills, specifically Excel skills (Intermediate)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities to meet internal and industry deadlines.
  • Strong problem resolution skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced, high volume atmosphere

Person Specification

  • Information Classification: Confidential

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