10950 Alpha F2B Portfolio Service H-201316

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
Hangzhou, China
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
23 Oct 2020
Closes
03 Nov 2020
Ref
R-652247
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

The Alpha Portfolio Services team is a dedicated global business team working with Clients, SSC IT, client service, and the business operations teams to ensure accurate end-to-end oversight of Information Delivery to our clients. The Alpha Portfolio Services team is responsible for ensuring the Investment book of records is accurately maintained and ensuring accurate client portfolios are reflected on State Street platforms. The role will interact with the Clients (predominantly Front Office) and being a key liaison with various portfolio managers and internal SSC parties in identifying an issue as well as managing that a suitable resolution is found and communicated to the Client. The role will need to initiate and develop good communication and interpersonal relationship with business operations teams and IT and to maintain the high level of service that is currently being provided to all the clients.

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 Business Analyst, officer, you will

  • Ensure client queries relating to the Recordkeeping system and client file deliveries are tracked, with proactive management to ensure timely response and resolution
  • Provide Subject Matter expertise for complex system architecture queries/changes
  • Perform an overview function for the Shared Services functions identifying operational trends, issues and areas for improvement.
  • Investigate and resolve operational and various IT issues (e.g. Asset servicing, Trade Operations, Client Reporting)
  • Assist in transitioning and onboarding new client accounts
  • Support and provide analysis for Client Change Request items impacting the Enterprise processes and Operating Models
  • Communicate effectively on issues / problems to the Client and to SSC management and ensure a proper and timely follow-up to ensure resolution.
  • Provide guidance, support, act as resource and assist team members from multiple operational areas relating to Enterprise queries.
  • Complete and track progress with technical Change Control (RPMS) forms for clients and multiple operational areas.
  • Review and ‘sign off’ internal Change Specification Documents impacting Enterprise systems and assess client impacts
  • Complete system testing for Change Control enhancements
  • Be prepared for all meetings
  • Take ownership of issues to resolution, engage teams as needed to gain consensus.
  • Manage staff to meet goals; conduct regular team meetings with Staff.
  • What we value

    These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Portfolio Valuations reconciliations/Investigations experience is required. Candidates should be able to validate portfolio movements day over day and highlight any issues.
  • Excellent technical ability, Excellent analytical skills are essential for this role.
  • Strong communication (especially written) and presentation skills to audiences of different sizes and levels of seniority.
  • Must be self-motivated, adaptable and show initiative in different circumstances and under pressure
  • Extensive asset management experience, including investment operations
  • Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive asset management experience, including investment operations.
  • Portfolio Valuations reconciliations/Investigations experience is required. Candidates should be able to validate portfolio movements day over day and highlight any issues.
  • Experience in Fund Accounting/NAV calculation will also be considered
  • Broad and in-depth understanding of standards, methodologies, processes, systems and technology necessary to support investment management operations.
  • Experience of writing and reviewing business specifications and data mapping.
  • Product knowledge in Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives, FX, OTC.
  • Excellent technical ability
  • Excellent analytical skills are essential for this role.
  • Experience in writing SQL is desired
  • Strong communication (especially written) and presentation skills to audiences of different sizes and levels of seniority.
  • Must be self-motivated, adaptable and show initiative in different circumstances and under pressure.
  • Flexibility in working outside of your responsibilities and areas of expertise.
  • Strong MS Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint skills necessary.
  • Able to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues at senior levels
  • 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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