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Financial Reporting Manager - Senior Associate

State Street Corporation
Kilkenny, Ireland
Closing date
Aug 6, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who are we looking for?
You! Are you looking to expand your career in financial reporting, perhaps thinking of moving from a smaller firm to a larger company or are considering to train and qualify as a professional accountant, well State Street Ireland is the place for you. State Street are the largest financial administrator in Ireland with the ability for career development in a variety of different areas in the funds industry.

As part of our current expansion of operations in Ireland (Kilkenny) we are expanding our financial reporting team in Kilkenny.

What we can offer you?
Flexibility to blend working from home or office, excellent benefits package, strong personal and career development programmes to support your career journey and much more. Keep reading to find out more.

Why this role is important to us
  • As a core member of our Financial Reporting team, you will be working with a team of dedicated financial reporting professionals to deliver high quality financial statements for complex fund structures that our clients can depend upon. The role will give exposure and the opportunity to build strong relationships across functions internally and directly with our clients, auditors and other providers involved in the process typeset providers, translators.

What you will be responsible for
  • Lead the financial reporting process for your assigned clients from planning, financial statement oversight and review, audit management & oversight, financial statement comment review and processing, board approval and filing.
  • Preparation of the audited annual and interim financial statements with the outsourced service provider in accordance with standard operating procedure, relevant working guides, in compliance with relevant accounting standards and the relevant regulatory disclosure requirements.
  • Regulatory Filings - assist any regulatory reporting filings on behalf of State Street Ireland that may be required from time.
  • Review and update department operational processes, to ensure controls remain effective and account for dynamic changes in client requirements, mitigating operational risk wherever possible.
  • Relationship building - manage and develop relationships with clients, counterparties and other external parties. you will act as a State Street representative to our clients.
  • Client focus - ability to manage client's expectations and deal with their queries. Lead and participate in the ongoing transformational change in Financial Reporting across Ireland and broader regions.
  • Ensure all work is completed in accordance with Standard Operating procedure, identifying, documenting applying all operating controls to effectively to manage risk.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and careful attention to detail are essential.
  • Team skills - demonstrated ability to work with people at different levels both internal and external
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and effectively prioritise.
  • Proactive approach and willingness to continuously strive to learn and develop
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a dynamic team environment.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
Possess a degree in business / economics, accounting or related discipline, having a number of years' experience working in a similar environment or related environment is preferred but not essential.

The role would also suit someone who is a qualified or part-qualified professional accountant (eg. ACA, ACCA, CPA) or someone interested in pursuing this as a professional qualification.

Education Support
To further enhance your career and development, State Street provides full support to train and qualify as a professional accountant with any of the professional bodies (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CPA).

On the job Training
We will provide comprehensive on the job training in relation to the specific financial statement reporting requirements including the relevant requirements as set out by the relevant accounting standards and regulation.

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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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