Financial Reporting Assistant Vice President

State Street.
Toronto, Ontario
Not disclosed
12 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who we are looking for

This position is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Financial Reporting team and the timely and accurate completion of financial statements and reports in accordance with IFRS, NI81-106 and other Canadian regulations for mutual fund and institutional clients. The AVP will coordinate and plan client deliverables and ensure quality standards are met, and will ultimately own client relationships, acting as subject matter expert on financial reporting services.

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

  • Manage the preparation of quarterly, semi-annual and annual financial statements for a variety of Fund structures and IFRS and NI 81-106 regulations.
  • Oversee relationships and support the client service team as subject matter expert in financial reporting services.
  • Primary owner of external and internal audits.
  • Regular review on regulatory changes and industry practices. Proactively assess and communicate client impacts.
  • Design operating models and standard procedures and controls, staff training and development, performance reviews and others as required.
  • Lead and manage technology enhancement projects and process improvement initiatives to reduce operational risks, increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • As required, supporting VP, Financial Reporting in the completion of RFP and participate in sale presentation to existing clients and external prospects.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Strong demonstration of leadership qualities. Superior attention to detail, excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and work well under pressure

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • University/College degree in Accounting, Finance, or related subject
  • CPA/CFA designation preferred
  • 6-8 years’ experience in the investment fund industry with financial reporting experience required
  • Extensive knowledge of Canadian Fund Reporting and Regulatory Environment requirements outlined under IFRS and NI 81-106
  • Experience in preparation and review of investment fund financial statements

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.

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