Fund Accounting Manager, Officer

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Gdansk, Krakow, Poland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
23 Apr 2021
Closes
23 May 2021
Ref
R-664350
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Who we are looking for

Fund Accounting Manager will be directly responsible for Fund Groups servicing Clients Headed by Team Supervisor therefore require strong staff management and client servicing skills. Reporting to a Senior Fund Accounting Manager, the candidate will be responsible for a team in a busy and challenging environment. The role holder will be exposed to many client relationship management aspects with an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a fast-moving financial services environment.

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 Fund Accounting Manager you will: 

  • Develop and build up a strong relationship with the client areas in Europe.
  • Assume responsibility for all Fund Accounting operational tasks.
  • Maintain managerial oversight of all operations conducted by the Fund Group in Poland.
  • Assume responsibility for the implementation of client specific Fund Accounting projects (new business development review, planning & roll out).
  • Provide weekly reporting on issues and status to management team.
  • Lead and motivate staff, particularly direct reports.
  • Set and maintain standards of personal and professional performance/behaviour; ensuring staff accountability and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Provide coaching, guidance and support to Senior Associate(s) on technical, professional and client issues.
  • Attend service calls as required and plan accordingly for confirmed projects. Act as primary liaison for Fund Accounting Poland’s activities.
  • Continually review the Operating Environment & implement improvements where necessary.
  • Identify issues and problems with client delivery and carry out necessary corrective action.
  • Run monthly meeting with team (regular weekly meetings to be conducted by Senior Associate) which specifically focuses on client initiatives, team training etc ensuring any action points are followed up.

What we value 

These skills will help you succeed in this role: 

  • Proven experience of team management in a financial services environment.
  • Confident in dealing with all situations; Excellent Communication; Organizational and Report Writing skills;
  • Drive execution of all client and business-related tasks and provide outstanding service to all client/s - internally & external
  • Communicate effectively at all levels within the organization
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools including Word and Excel.
  • Leverage knowledge and technology to ensure optimal results
  • Display organizational insight & influence

Education & Preferred Qualifications 

  • Primary Degree or a Professional or Accounting qualification or equivalent.
  • 4+ years working in the provision of fund administration services or have worked in another aspect of the Financial Services Industry for a number of years.
  • Fluency in English.

We offer 

  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
  • Technical or leadership career pathway

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 by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 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 programs 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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