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Who we are looking for The Senior Accountant will assist in managing a small team of staff, oversee the operations of the team, and ensure the accuracy and successful delivery of regulatory and tax products and services to clients. You will be involved in reviewing and resolving technical and operational issues before the delivery of products to clients and be responsible for liaising with clients to ensure their needs are being satisfied, including discussing industry related and technical topics with them.
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 Senior Account - Regulatory and Tax you will
Be responsible for risk management and participating in increasing product offerings and new business with a view to increasing revenue streams
Understand client Regulatory and Tax Reporting Requirements and business objectives, delivering solutions in an accurate and timely manner
Ensure client specifics are kept up to date and look for ways to streamline services, ensuring greater productivity
Review current operating procedures to eliminate duplication of effort, detect major areas of risk and implement best practice recommendations.
Ensure all products and services have adequate and appropriate audit supervision and control
Impart your tax technical knowledge to staff within the team
What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role
Strong accounting standards or tax technical knowledge and its application to investment funds, including the ability to answer client and external auditor/advisor's queries with minimal assistance
Ability to work to work in a dynamic environment to tight deadlines
Strong management skills and the ability to work in a team environment
Confident in making decisions autonomously and taking initiative
Ability to develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders and clients
Education & Preferred Qualifications
Regulatory or Taxation financial services experience - in particular investment trusts and superannuation funds
Minimum 4 years of work experience in accounting, legal, financial markets, custody or other relevant work area
Near completion/completed CPA or CA or other relevant qualification
Strong project management skills or experience
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. Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers