Who we are looking for We are looking for a candidate willing to grow along with the international clients that we service from the Kansas City office. Our role is a blend of client service and accounting, with complex and diverse funds and processes. The Associate 2 will be responsible for preparing mutual fund NAVs and other reporting of the highest quality and accuracy in a timely manner to meet the needs of our clients. We are looking for a committed candidate who will collaborate with other departments to find new solutions for complex business challenges, who is open for improvements and who can take advantage of opportunities. The successful candidate will need to take initiative, exercise independent thinking, maintain an excellent and interactive relationship with team members, global business partners and, most importantly, our clients.
Why this role is important to us The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. In your role you will help contribute to a successful team and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge that interests you.
What you will be responsible for As Fund Accounting, Associate 2 you will
Verify completed Net Asset Value (NAV) for accuracy, in accordance with agreed timelines
Analyze individual fund components for reasonability and consistency with market conditions
Responsible for reviewing assigned, complex daily operations and processes
Ensure all communication with both internal and external clients is accurate, timely and professional
Research items that are raised, ensuring any unusual activity is resolved or escalated
Assist with special projects and other tasks as assigned
What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role
Must have analytical and problem-solving skills
Must be detail oriented and deadline driven
Strong organizational skills and time management skills (ability to prioritize)
Good interpersonal skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Adhere to company policies and guidelines
Build strong relationships with global teams and international clients
Education & Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience and a focus in Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred
1+ years' experience in financial services industry, would accept strong new graduate
Knowledge of financial products preferred
Computer proficient including working knowledge of desktop software applications (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.)
What we offer
Hybrid working model
International operating environment
Foreign holiday schedule
Multiple paid volunteer days to support the local community
On-the-job and additional training
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.
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COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street's COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.