Portfolio Services Analyst, AVP

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
18 Nov 2022
28 Nov 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
State Street Alpha Portfolio Services is made up of: Front Office Support and Data Control, Cash Administration, Middle Office Support, Account Services and Reference Data Management. Opportunities are open in our UK operations based in London and Edinburgh which support our global client-servicing model in partnership with teams across EMEA, APAC and North America.
Portfolio Services is looking to grow its talented team to support new client on-boarding onto our Front-To-Back Investment Platform - Alpha. There are a number of opportunities for IT-literate, business-oriented hard working candidates with experience in financial services or those looking to start their careers in FS and study for industry recognized qualifications such as IOC, IMC and CFA.
Successful applicants will have opportunities to gain experience in a variety of teams across Alpha Portfolio Services, working directly with our clients and our internal teams in the front office, middle office and back office custody services.
Role specifics
Successful applicants may perform a combination of the following:
Front Office Services
Front Office Support
  • Acting as primary support for clients using the Charles River Investment Management System (CRIMS), State Street's front office platform.
  • Take ownership of issues to resolution, engage teams as needed to correct IBOR and CRIMS.
Middle Office Services
Portfolio Control
  • Subject matter experts in the IBOR record, provide support for client operations teams with any operational client queries.
Business Solutions
  • Client query support on complex data issues across Middle Office systems including use of SQL queries for researching issues and tracking data.
Cash Administration
  • Responsible for daily delivery of cash projections, overdraft and Stale balance reports to Fund Managers to enable them to closely monitor their accounts cash levels
What are we looking for:
Excellent analytical skills.
Good time management, organizational skills and a collaborative approach.
Industry relevant qualifications, e.g. IOC, IMC, CFA. Knowledge of front-office order management systems, ideally CRD, highly desirable but not a must-have
Strong communication skills to audiences of different levels of seniority.
SQL, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc
Must be self-motivated, adaptable and show initiative in different circumstances and under pressure.
Flexibility in working outside of your responsibilities and areas of expertise.
Other: Flexible working hours may be required. State Street has recently adopted a hybrid working model combining home working with mandated office days. (minimum 2 days per week).

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
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