State Street

AIS Fund Accounting - PERE Funds, Senior Associate

State Street
Not disclosed
21 Jun 2024
25 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

The role of the Senior Associate is to ensure the compliance with accounting operating policies, procedures and guidelines and the timely production of accurate Net Asset Valuations (NAV). In addition the Senior Associate will participate to the team development, and will ensure to maintain the client satisfaction at a high level.

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 AIS Fund Accounting Senior Associate you will

  • Perform and/or monitor quality and internal controls for all team deliverables
  • Plan and manage the daily processes and the effective utilization of resources with the support of the Officer and Assistant Vice President
  • Perform full review of the work conducted by our delegated teams or perform the task directly
  • Fully in charge of the overall funds processes for your group of entities (from capital calls review / preparation via review of bookkeeping / NAV pack/ Investor reporting / audit support)
  • Identify issues and problems in service delivery and carry out necessary corrective action, ensure that Key Performance Indicators are produced and dispatched as required
  • Review corporate documentation on processes, procedures and controls and evaluate the continuing effectiveness of these and related systems, initiating remedial action as necessary.
  • Monitor errors, complaints and potential breaches. Record as appropriate in the Errors log
  • Ensure contingency plans exist for the work of the team and where necessary contribute to the business continuity plans and tests
  • Participate in the development, testing and implementation of new systems and products
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, third parties and colleagues, communicating effectively through formalized reporting and ad hoc liaison.
  • Assume responsibility for the implementation of client specific Fund Accounting projects (new business development review, planning & roll out) with the assistance of the Officer and AVP.
  • Ensure Director, Assistant Vice President & CRM are adequately updated on a regular basis regarding all aspects of your client/s account, highlighting all potential risks with possible solutions in a timely manner.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ambition to succeed and forge a long term career in one of the largest Funds Servicing companies in the world.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years working in the provision of PERE fund administration services or have worked in another aspect of the Financial Services Industry for a number of years.
  • Highly computer literate
  • Proficient oral and written level in English.
  • Investran / eFront / Geneva knowledge is an asset.
  • Finance, Accounting, Business Degree would be an asset
  • Proficient oral and written level in English.

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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