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Transfer Agency, AVP

State Street Corporation
Toronto, Canada
Posted 8 days ago Permanent Competitive
Transfer Agency, AVP
Who we are looking for
At this level you will be required to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Funds Industry and take a lead role in the management of the department. You will be expected to direct and plan the department's activities with a major focus on department strategy, change management, resource planning and development, client relationship management and risk reduction.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of International Fund Services (IFS), acquired by State Street in July 2002. IFS, also known as Alternative Investment Solutions (AIS), is a recognized industry-leading provider of fund accounting, fund administration and risk services to hedge funds and private equity funds. These services are fully integrated to provide complete end-to-end solutions that span the front-, middle- and back-office requirements of institutional investors.

Join us if making your mark in the alternative investment industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As a Transfer Agency Manager, AVP, you will
  • Handle and resolve complex or unusual operational and managerial problems
  • Ensure that procedures, policies and processes are adhered to so that a high quality service is delivered to the customer. Drive procedural changes to improve performance of the department or of related business areas
  • Continually develop expertise in all areas of the business
  • Identify and secure resources required by the department and ensure effective utilization
  • Ensure that Transfer Agency is properly resourced both in terms of people and technology whilst complying with agreed budgetary guidelines
  • Focus on development opportunities for your direct reports and ensure a focus on non-operational management within the department
  • Actively participate in the performance appraisal process, and monitor overall timeliness of completion for the entire team with your direct reports
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and with the relevant short, medium and long-term goals, objectives and values of the organization
  • Drive the development and implementation of appropriate procedures to meet internal control and external compliance/regulatory requirements
  • Provide regular feedback to managers and more senior colleagues with regard to Transfer Agency operations

What we value
  • Attention to detail and concern for quality
  • Excellent communication, organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills
  • Ability to proactively work under own initiative
    Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • 8-10 years' experience in a similar environment including at least 3-4 years in a management capacity
  • Comprehensive procedural, technical and product knowledge of the Transfer Agency business is required. This should be complemented with a strong understanding of Fund Accounting, Custody and Regulatory background to Funds Industry.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of systems, including Microsoft Office applications, is required
  • Business related degree preferable
    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.
Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers
Job ID  R-707112
ABOUT COMPANY
London, United Kingdom
39000 Employees Investment Banking / M & A

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, 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 - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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