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Financial Reporting, Officer

State Street Corporation
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Officer, Financial Reporting

Who are we looking for

As part of our business expansion in Luxembourg we are looking for an experienced Financial reporting professional to join the Financial Reporting team. This position has responsibility for the review of Annual and Semi-Annual Financial Statements as well some monthly/quarterly reports for Alternative structures (Private equity/Real estate/Debt funds) and Hedged funds in LUX GAAP/ US GAAP/ IFRS.
Under the supervision of the "Unit Head - Financial and Regulatory Reporting", the team member will play a key management role when ensuring that quality deliverables are sent to our clients with Alternative structures (Private equity/Real estate/Debt funds) and Hedged funds. The Luxembourg team leverages a delegated service model with part of the functions outsourced to our outsourced location(s). The team member will take directions from the senior team members and also guide the Hub Financial Reporting team according to department and bank strategy.
In close relation with the other Fund Reporting Team Leads, the team member will ensure that the assigned client-base (incl. the related stakeholders Auditor, Translator, Printer, Regulator, etc.) is serviced according to best practice and market standards. This includes e.g. that new demands or specific projects are adequately reflected in the overall development queue of the department.

What we can offer you

Flexibility to blend working from home or office, an excellent benefits package (including pension plan, additional days off, and more), strong personal and career development programs to support your career journey within the diversified workforce of a global player including international mobility.

As the largest Fund Administrator, Transfer Agent and Depositary Bank in Luxemburg, working at State Street enables you to collect a profound insight into a broad service offering echoing our large market coverage in the fund industry delivering a variety of products across our global client base.

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.

Role available and what you will be responsible for Officer, Financial Reporting

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan, schedule, and manage the production of financial statements and daily workflow for multiple alternative investment client relationships and product types.
  • Oversight and technical review of financial statements in accordance with relevant GAAP and regulatory requirements for alternative investment structures.
  • Primary point of contact for clients with responsibility for implementing and supporting the service requirements of the various client relationships serviced within the group.
  • Manage the assigned client relationships and ensure service excellence especially by consistently looking for improvements and alternative solutions that would enhance the existing process chain (automation, set-up, scalability, etc.).
  • Research, resolve or elevate issues as applicable.
  • Lead & drive the assigned team to service new and existing business demand.
  • Take direction from the senior team members regarding e.g. the Branch's strategy, changes to the regulatory framework and/or any related demand & projects, which will be translated into strong business solutions.
  • Set individual and team targets and priorities, conduct performance appraisals and give feedback on individual and team performance.
  • Maintain and develop technical expertise and participate in training junior staff and new hires.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to effectively represent the team to clients and internal stakeholders
  • Attention to detail, reliable and responsive.
  • Excellent organizational skill, detail oriented and is able to work under pressure.
  • Analytical skills.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor/University degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • ACCA considered as a strong advantage

Additional requirements
  • Min 6 years of experience in Fund Accounting, Audit or Finance
  • Expertise and knowledge of the Alternative structures (Private equity/Real estate/Debt funds) and Hedged funds and the financial reporting around these structures and LUX GAAP/US GAAP/IFRS financial statements for investment companies

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.
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