State Street

Accounting, Senior Associate

State Street
Krakow, Poland
Not disclosed
14 Jun 2024
27 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for:

Global Billing Operations is responsible for end to end client invoicing for fund service provided by State Street. Position requires Accounting knowledge and financial instruments in depth expertise. Employee within GBO organization is required to cooperate with both internal and external stakeholders and clients with special attention to risk excellence and full accountability for assigned tasks.

Senior Billing Accountant will perform tasks assigned by direct Billing Team Manager or other member of Billing management team. He/She is responsible for process support by substantive knowledge on billing processes. Duties will also include Billing Team Leader and/or Billing Team Manager support in non people management related activities.

All specific duties are delivered by direct supervisor and are supported by appropriate job aids and procedures.

What you will be responsible for

As Senior Billing Accountant, Senior Associateyou will

  • Provide extensive expertise in billing area
  • Cooperate and support Team Leader/Team Manager in supervision over daily process completeness
  • Escalate identified issues with appropriate channels
  • Act as first contact and escalation point for internal and external business partners
  • Present highest level of risk excellence and be an example of ethical behaviour for the team
  • Provide support and training to less experienced team members
  • Support the internal and external billing of services to the business
  • Manage internal departments and external clients queries relating to billing and reports and invoices
  • Own process and look for process improvements
  • Review of calculated invoices against contracts agreed with clients
  • Ensure billing related internal controls are followed
  • Provide information to internal departments and external clients as needed to facilitate payment for invoices
  • Reconcile billed accounts (funds) against P&L accounts
  • Support management and lead projects related to Billing area
  • Perform second eye review after less experienced team members
  • Support and provide training to less experienced team members
  • Support Team Leader in organizing team workload assignment
  • Act individually as SME within Billing area
  • Review job aids and procedures update
  • Act as team/department representative on various committees and working groups
  • Other not specified duties might be assigned by direct manager accordingly to business needs and employee skills

Work Parameters Or Boundaries:

  • State Street Employee Handbook
  • Internal Procedures Manual
  • Regulatory Authorities Regulations
  • Accounting Standards
  • Performance Management System
  • Service Level Agreements
  • Processes’ procedures and standards

What we value

  • Knowledge of products in investment banking domain
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting processes
  • Fluent English both in speaking and writing
  • Very good numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Attention to details and problem solving approach
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to find solutions and solve issues within area of billing
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with business and systems personnel
  • Pro-active approach, with initiative, detailed oriented and reliability
  • Experience in waterfall and/or agile mode of project implementation
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools
  • Proficiency in accounting systems
  • Fund Accounting or Fund Service Invoicing knowledge would be an asset

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor degree
  • Finance or Accounting area certificate or degree
  • At least four years of professional experience in financial accountancy, and/or billing and/or billing and/or fund accounting and/or other relevant according to company’s management assessment

Are you the right candidate? Yes

We honestly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we do not necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit .

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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

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