Tuesday , November 24 2020

Statestreet Careers – Fund Accounting & Administration, AVP

Job Description:

The team you will be joining is a part of International Fund Services (IFS), acquired by State Street in July 2002. IFS, also known as Alternative Investment Solutions is a recognized industry-leading provider of fund accounting, fund administration and risk services to hedge funds and private equity funds. These services are fully integrated to provide complete end-to-end solutions that span the front-, middle- and back-office requirements of institutional investors.

Join us if making your mark in the alternative investment industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding service to our clients, always seeking ways to improve and automate workflow and processes.
  • Lead communications at senior levels with client personnel and investment professionals.
  • Ensure process and procedures are adequate to meet quality standards and are consistently applied and regularly reviewed within department.
  • Oversee the supervision of officer and associate level staff and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ensure that regulatory and fund document deadlines are met while adhering to all procedures and quality controls.
  • Review and approve NAV reporting packages in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of fund structures and show proficiency in accounting for complex transactions, understanding investment fund legal documents and guiding your teams in implementing standard methodologies.
  • Participate in new business process including review of proposals, prospect presentations, staffing allocations, etc. Provide oversight of client on boarding and fund set up.
  • Meet all requirements for the performance planning process including goal setting, regular and immediate feedback and submission of formalized performance appraisals.
  • Identify and participate in system development needs, testing, and procedural improvements.
  • Lead and participate in projects across the department, particularly those which look to mitigate risk, improve operational efficiency, and deliver exceptional client service.
  • Provide support for and effectively communicate broad overall company initiatives and goals to staff within span of control

Job Requirements:

  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to work individually as well within a team environment
  • Ability to meet established deadlines
  • Fund accounting experience, ideally 5+ years, for this role.
  • A college degree (accounting business, mathematics, finance or economics degree preferred).
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and to work efficiently to meet client deliverables.
  • Demonstrate initiative to perform well under pressure and simultaneously prioritize multiple assignments
  • Strong leadership and resource management skills
  • Strong accounting background
  • Ability to successfully manage people

Job Details:

Company: State Street

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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