Future Focus Program (Financial Services)
Sacramento , California
March 07, 2017
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Job Description
State Street's Future Focus Program is a development program with formal classroom and web-based training modules, on-the-job training, coaching provided by a mentor and structured networking opportunities. The goal of the program is to hire and retain the future leaders of State Street Global Services in Sacramento, as well as to prepare new employees for achieving success within the organization.
As a part of Future Focus, you will perform a variety of functions associated with fund accounting and administration. Working with a global financial services leader gives you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with some of the most sophisticated investment products on the market today. Whether dealing with mutual funds, hedge funds, bank loans, insurance products or corporate defined-benefit plans, the Associate will be primarily responsible for all aspects of day-to-day accounting and financial reporting.
Responsibilities include:
  • Calculate and report on Net Asset Values (NAVs) for funds
  • Calculate income and expense accrual statements, also known as profit/loss or yield statements
  • Prepare item specific accrual statements, such as dividend/interest income worksheets and other schedules
  • Monitor and record security transactions including trade, interest payments, maturities, and corporate actions
  • Complete variance analyses of stock prices over time
  • Enter data related to transactions which need to be recorded, such as cash deposits, interest and dividend payments
  • Compile portfolio cost, also known as management-expense ratio
  • Reconcile the NAV analysis to the fund's general ledger system
  • Prepare and file regulatory filings, financial statements and quarterly/semi-annual/annual reports
  • Prepare audit work papers, working with external audit teams as needed

  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in a numbers-related field preferred (Spring 2017 graduates only).
  • GPA of 3.2 or above preferred.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and/or IFRS helpful.
  • Advanced computer proficiency, including MS Excel preferred.
  • Time management and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Job Opening ID

Sacramento, CA

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