Unit Dealing Team Leader, AVP

State Street
London, England
Not disclosed
14 Sep 2020
14 Oct 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who we are looking for:

Supervisor for a team who provide Mutual Fund dealing & related services for State Street clients ensuring accuracy and timeliness at all times.

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 Unit Dealing Team Leader you will:

  • Act as supervisor to the team to manage daily execution of Fund Manager Unit Dealing for collective investment schemes
  • Provide secondary approval for the daily executing of Unit Dealing ensuring that all relevant checks have been made for accuracy and timeliness, to meet the stringent internal and external deadlines
  • Provide secondary approval in the daily confirmation and loading of deals into State Street systems following strict procedures to ensure accurate capture of nominal, prices and shares in a timely manner
  • Ensure that the business unit operates in compliance with internal and external regulations and that escalation procedures are followed
  • Ensure that all procedures, systems and controls are regularly reviewed and in line with the risk profile of the unit
  • Conduct periodic business reviews ensuring associated risks are identified and managed and appropriate remedial action is taken as necessary
  • Provide strategic oversight to business line development through identification of key issues and trends
  • As appropriate, identify and then ensure all staff are duly registered to conduct a regulated role within the business unit

What we value:

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Fund accounting and/or pricing experience and/or dealing gained within Unit Linked, Pension or Retail Funds’ environment.
  • Excellent Customer Services skills
  • Good Excel skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the investment regulations

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ideally to degree standard although previous industry experience will also be considered

Additional requirements:

  • Good motivator/leader, providing support but also able to delegate and manage the team.
  • Ability to work under tight timescales and under pressure for daily, weekly and monthly deadlines ensuring accountability and ownership.
  • Able to show initiative and make sound judgments.

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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