State Street

Financial Reporting/Alternatives Investments, Senior Associate

State Street
Toronto, Ontario
Not disclosed
21 Jun 2024
05 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

Responsible for preparing and analyzing/reviewing interim and annual financial statements in accordance with relevant GAAP requirements for alternative investments (hedge, private equity, exchange and real estate) funds.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

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 Senior Associate you will:

  • Prepare and analyze interim and annual financial statements in accordance with relevant GAAP requirements for alternative investment funds (hedge, private equity, and real estate funds)
  • Ensure that all documentation used to calculate and support all financial statements disclosures is received and is accurate. You’ll research, resolve or elevate issues as applicable
  • Coordinate the receipt of comments on financial statements drafts from both internal and external parties. You’ll ensure the timely research, resolution and processing of comments
  • Perform detailed 1st level reviews of hedge, private equity, and real estate funds’ financial statements by reviewing the accuracy and reasonability of financial statements disclosures and verifying crosschecks and calculations
  • Maintain and develop technical expertise and participate in training junior staff and new hires

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Ability to effectively represent the team to clients and internal stakeholders
  • Excellent attention to detail

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field
  • 2-4 years of related experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS investment company financial statements
  • Previous experience servicing alternative investments

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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