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Operations Control Manager, State Street Global Advisors, Vice President

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Dec 23, 2022

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
We are looking for a degree educated individual with 5-10 years' Finance/Investment Management experience to work within the SSGA Operations Control team. The team is responsible for operations control functions, including outsourcing governance, transaction cost calculations and other control/governance related activities.
The role involves the close liaison with various cross functional global teams within the State Street group.
Experience of calculating transaction costs is essential, including dealing with both internal and external clients on requests and queries, delivering outstanding client service.
The role sits within SSGA's COO department and based in London.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the biggest asset managers in the world, that provides services to the world's governments, institutions and financial advisors across the globe. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest.
Join us if making your mark in the asset management industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As the SSGA Operations Control Manager you will:
  • Be governance lead for anti-dilution mechanisms on SSGA pooled funds
  • Oversee daily anti-dilution calculations and setting of default rates on funds
  • Calculate quarterly transaction costs on pooled funds and segregated funds
  • Work independently and will liaise with various business departments, supporting functions and senior management teams within the organization
  • Be the main point of contact for both internal and external client queries
  • Perform legal entity board and committee reporting
  • Manage the monthly AUM reporting requirements for European portfolios
  • Oversight of Rule 8.3 /Takeover Panel submissions
  • Act as a coordination point for both internal and external audits
  • Act as representative/proxy for the head of Operations Control on committees and working groups
  • Other COO related tasks

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills, and able to deal with large data sets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Deep understanding of financial markets and instruments, passion for investment management and a good grasp of investment products, especially mutual funds
  • Knowledge of trading cost regulation
  • Experience of working with global teams and outsourcing oversight of delegated functions
  • Deep understanding of financial markets and instruments, passion for investment management and a good grasp of investment products, especially mutual funds
  • Strong operational risk awareness
  • A dedication to deliver highly valued services and solutions to our clients is a prerequisite
  • Ability to thrive in a highly regulated environment that demands full compliance with policies and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • The ability to create structured, detailed and compelling analyses addressed to various audiences within the organization
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Have ability and motivation to master key concepts in an evolving regulatory environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to cope with pressure, manage multiple competing tasks and prioritize effectively.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree (2:1 or above)

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. State Street Global Advisors is the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutions
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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