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Financial Reporting, Senior Associate

State Street

State Street

Accounting & Finance
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Who we are looking for

The main function of the role is: the ideal candidate will provide shareholder reporting services to investment company client in a very face pace environment; be responsible to deliver financial reports and statements to all parties in a timely manner. The candidate should demonstrate strong communication and analytical skills and is able to work in a team environment.

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 Financial Reporting Senior Associate, you will

  • Prepares and performs first level reviews on client financial reports/statements (TSR focus, will also include N-CSR, NPORT Part F, Form N-MFP as directed).

  • Processes and clears comments and assists with draft and support distribution to client and auditors, ensuring that all deliverables are completed accurately and within agreed upon time.

  • Research and resolve exceptions and issues. Escalate unresolved issues to management as required.

  • Reconcile and resolve discrepancies with other Shared Service teams, external clients and Client Operations as needed.

  • Ensure all inquiries are resolved in a timely and accurate manner and communicates effectively with client when necessary.

  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures and ensure timely sign off on all checklists.

  • Document any updates or changes to formal processes and procedures.

  • Participate in projects as well as prepare and verify information for those various projects/special requests when needed.

  • Perform duties of Associates if required, perform other duties as assigned.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Financial Analysis

  • Strong communication skills

  • Problem solving

  • Effective Time management

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Business, Accounting, Finance + 3 years relevant work experience or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Demonstrates computer proficiency, strong technology skills, as well as problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment with emphasis on collaboration with both clients and other internal service teams.

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.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

Salary Range:

$52,000 - $75,400 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.