Financial Reporting / Analysis / Planning, Vice President

Recruiter
State Street Corporation
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jan 2023
Closes
03 Feb 2023
Ref
18426907
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Who we are looking for
Part of the EMEA Finance team supporting SSGA EMEA business units with reporting, planning and analysis activities working with regional and business unit management, Central FP&A, Accounting, and other groups
Additionally providing dedicated finance support to the EMEA GIG organization

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Financial Reporting / Analysis / Planning, VP you will
Reporting, Planning & Analysis
  • Provision of insightful financial analytics to support decision making
  • Lead monthly close process for EMEA GIG and the consolidated EMEA Business Units and Legal Entities, ensuring financial results in coordination with GAO, Controllers, FP&A and business counterparts.
  • Lead in preparation and consolidation of the EMEA GIG Annual Budget, forecast and multi-year planning processes
  • Monthly Management Reporting to Senior business unit management including P&L, AUM, historical and pipeline Flow and ANNR reporting to senior management
  • Oversight of India team members (Bangalore) who support related activities
Regulated Legal Entity Specific Tasks
  • Ownership for preparation and review of assigned UK Legal Entity Finance Quarterly Board / Committee papers, including coordination of inputs from Controllers, Regulatory Reporting, Capital Management and Treasury teams.
  • Drive consistency and accuracy of Board / Committee reporting across EMEA Legal Entities and ensure external independent Non-Executive Director and internal Executive Director reporting needs and queries are met in a timely manner.
  • Preparation and presentation of the annual Legal Entity Budgets
  • Preparation and presentation of the 3-year SSGA Limited and MPF Limited Business Plans, including consolidation of entity specific Business strategy in cooperation with senior internal stakeholders (Executive Management, and EMEA GIG / SPDR / Cash Business Leads).
  • Active Working Group member for SSUTM Limited and MPF Limited
  • Continually review legacy operational reporting, accounting and finance processes, ensure best practices, if not redesign and collaborate on necessary changes
  • Supporting ad hoc requests, projects and business transformation initiatives

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Accountability, ownership and initiative, ensuring accuracy and quality in all deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to interpret financial results and make meaningful to a wide audience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize conflicting priorities. Ability to interact with and manage expectations of Senior Management.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Broad Finance & Accounting experience with 10+ years of experience, working in financial services. Asset management experience a plus
  • Professional accounting qualification preferred but not essential depending on experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and analytical tools
  • Experience of working as part of a global team

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

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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