Transaction Management Officer

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
Quincy, Massachusetts
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
11 Oct 2020
Ref
R-645769
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

In this role, you will work with State Street teams from around the globe to support premier investment management clients. You will have immediate responsibility to oversee all day-to-day transactional responsibilities in a fast-paced, flexible and exciting environment.

You will be the first line of defense in surfacing any potentially risky activity and will work collaboratively with your team members to ensure data accuracy. Join this growing high-visibility team focused on building innovative solutions to revolutionize how State Street services our customers.

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 Transaction Management Officer you will

  • Manage a small team. This includes allocation of day to day duties, supervision and training
  • Be responsible for oversight of offshore processes in respect of Trade Reconciliation Break Investigations, and cash postings
  • Trade Settlement Resolution/ Fail monitoring
  • Experience working with Brokers and Custodians to resolve fail trades
  • Identify and resolve the root cause of all issues
  • Continually seek best practice for current processes and procedures
  • Be knowledgeable of all systems and their downstream effects with a focus on maintaining standards
  • Seek automation when possible and continuously look to improve upon existing processes
  • Acts as a resource within the assigned business unit to problem-solve for complex issues with clients, counterparties and other internal teams
  • Responds to inquiries from clients, custodians and brokers to ensure timely effective processing of requests
  • Prepares, completes, and reviews standard client reporting
  • Performs transaction processing tasks within the business unit as necessary to support processing routines
  • Consults with peers to optimize the operating model
  • Oversees and trains cross-cultural team daily processing

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • 1+ yr. of Equity or Fixed Income Trade settlement resolution and fail monitoring
  • Preferred System experience: GTM, CSM, ALERT, CTM, SWIFT and Bloomberg.
  • Exceptionally technology-oriented with the ability to learn applications quickly; will consider candidates with programming backgrounds as that would be a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree with a Business-related major, Accounting or Finance preferred

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Highly self-driven sense of motivation
  • Naturally curious and passionate
  • Strong accuracy aptitude and detail orientation
  • Strong verbal written and interpersonal communication skills

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 in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program 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 perspective 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 the 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 program 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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