Transfer Agency Officer - IFDS

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Dublin 2, Ireland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
14 Oct 2021
Closes
14 Nov 2021
Ref
R-679990
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

As Transfer Agency Officer you will be required to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of relevant work processes alongside a broad understanding of related and interfacing activities to provide effective management of Transfer Agency. You will be expected manage day to day tasks pertinent to the department’s activities but a major focus will be on change management, resource planning and development, client relationship management and risk reduction.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of International Financial Data Services (IFDS). IFDS is a world-leading provider of outsourcing and technology solutions to the financial services industry. With its global headquarters in Toronto, IFDS services over 240 financial organizations around the world, providing solutions to a wide range of global asset managers, wealth managers, banks, and insurance companies. IFDS is present in North America, EMEA and APAC. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

Key areas that you will be responsible for

Leadership

  • Responsible for the achievement of specific department/section performance targets and objectives
  • As a member of the senior management team lead, direct and manage the department
  • Make sound operational decisions

Client Relationship

  • Handle and resolve complex/unusual operational and managerial problems that are referred from above and below
  • Responsible for the development and continued maintenance of satisfactory operational client and regulatory body relationships

Resource Management

  • Ensure that Transfer Agency is properly resourced both in terms of people and technology whilst complying with agreed budgetary guidelines

Risk & Regulatory

  • Ensure compliance as appropriate with regulatory requirements and with the relevant short, medium and long-term goals, objectives and values of the organization

Change Management

  • Create an environment that is flexible and adaptable and be a champion of change
  • Initiate and oversee tasks within a continuous improvement drive to ensure that the Department is efficient and seen as customer and quality driven

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Typically candidate will have 5-8 years experience in a similar environment including at least 3 years in a management/supervisory capacity.
  • Comprehensive procedural, technical and product knowledge of the Transfer Agency business is required. This should be complemented with a good understanding of Fund Accounting, Custody and Regulatory background to Funds Industry.
  • Excellent administrative, organisational and business support skills, with the ability to multi-task and to work calmly under pressure.
  • Personable and Enthusiastic
  • Flexible

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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