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The Operations Associate within GPD UIT is responsible for accurately processing and valuing Unlisted Investment transactions (trades and Corporate Actions) to our Accounting systems.
Why this role is important to us:
The role involves interaction with various units locally and overseas. The individual acts as a first level resource within assigned business unit to process transactions in accordance to established procedures. Associate should possess the ability to learn new skills, embrace change and communicate effectively. Effective communication, accuracy, timeliness and delivery of client service are imperative in this position.
What you will be responsible for:
Carry out basic processing activities, including trade processing, Corporate Action booking, valuation, and reconciliation, in accordance with established procedures.
Answer and handle accounting queries and escalate as needed acting with a sense of urgency to meet required deliverables.
Work closely with inter-departmental contacts in processing all necessary events to ensure risk mitigation.
Identify risk issues, breaches and act in accordance with the 'risk' escalation chain and operating procedures.
Be accountable for assigned tasks and deadline.
Work closely with the Team Leader and bring issues that require management attention on a timely manner
Support the business to offer great quality client service and ensure that the assigned deliverables are planned and delivered efficiently
What we value: These skills will help you succeed in this role: . The fund accountant also reconciles various accounts, or reviews reconciliations prepared by others to ensure the integrity of the NAV. Lastly, you may also be involved with income distributions, help prepare financial statements or audit funds.
Education & Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor degree or above
Major in Finance or accounting is preferred
Experience in financial services and/or a back-office operations environment is preferred
Strong excel skills would be an added advantage
Ability to meet deadlines and possess problem solving and resolution skills.
Detailed oriented individual capable of performing in a high pace environment
Ability to work independently as well as a team player
Able to pay attention to detail and a focus on service.
PC skills, specifically Excel skills (Intermediate)
Written and verbal in English
Ability to work well in a fast paced, high volume atmosphere
Should possess good time management skills
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