Fund Specialist with Italian

State Street
Krakow, Poland
Not disclosed
17 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Purpose Of Role:

The Transfer Agency SME is responsible for the correct and timely processing of specific operational activities performed in the areas of Fund Trading Services such as:

  • Orders management,
  • Reconciliation of cash and security accounts,
  • Reporting,
  • Dividends payment,
  • Fund administration support


  • Demonstrating timely and accurate processing of the relevant tasks at all times in accordance with SLAs, operating procedures and legal regulations.
  • Performing independently all tasks described in the relevant SOPs and job aids.
  • Managing issues and errors by:
    • escalating and reporting in the appropriate systems and to the Manager in due time
    • perform root cause analysis
    • developing a remediation plan when applicable
    • follow up to resolution of the issue/remediation of the error
  • Ensuring a timely updating of SOPs and Job aids.
  • Supporting and leading the day to day running of the operations executed by the team.
  • Supporting the Manager in assuring that all activities are sufficiently covered at all times, included during sickness and holidays periods.
  • Ensuring that the other team members are properly trained.
  • Engaging in building an effective working relationship with internal and external clients.
  • Involvement in departmental ad-hoc projects.
  • Preparation of various weekly and monthly reports for management review. Compiling and categorizing data used for monthly operational metrics.
  • Preparation of ad hoc reports as requested by the Manager.
  • Making recommendations for changes to processes and procedures and preparing documentation for review as required.
  • Undertaking appropriate housekeeping duties e.g. filing, archiving, carrying out a clean desk policy.
  • Taking responsibility for personal development and training.

Specific Qualifications / Skills:

  • Numeracy / Literacy skills.
  • Accuracy and ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • PC literate and competent in use of MS Excel spreadsheets, MS Word and MS Outlook.
  • Basic understanding of fund administration would be useful but not essential.
  • Good level of English.
  • Fluent Italian spoken and written.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work in a team environment
  • Quick in thinking, reflection & execution
  • A thorough understanding of fund services is required

Critical Behaviors for Success as defined by the PPR System at Core level:

  • Taking Ownership and Initiative
  • Ensuring accuracy and quality
  • Providing outstanding service
  • Communicating effectively
  • Displaying insight & influence
  • Fostering collaboration and teamwork

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