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Financial Reporting - State Street Global Advisors, VP

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
Closing date
Apr 15, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The SSGA Audit Oversight Team is responsible for the oversight of accounting policy for SSGA's bank maintained commingled products and daily valuation for registered, unregistered and exchange traded funds. The Accounting Policy Manager will be a key member of this team within SSGA Global Funds Management.

They will review, interpret and implement existing and new GAAP pronouncements as well as draft risk disclosure notes for funds audit financial statements. They will develop and maintain close relationships with all operational groups, corporate audit, legal, compliance and external audit firms. Strong time management and organizational skills needed, with the aptitude to work on multiple deliverables concurrently.
Primary responsibilities include:
  • Draft new and update existing financial statement disclosures for newly issued accounting pronouncements and emerging industry practices
  • Coordinate functional implementation of new accounting standards
  • Monitor developments in proposed accounting standards
  • Research and draft technical positions on complex accounting issues in accordance with current pronouncements and authoritative literature and communicate this to management and external auditors
  • Develop controls/procedures for significant accounting and/or tax matters
  • Rationalize existing risks, controls and measures within control environment and identify potential improvements
  • Assist operational units in understanding accounting ramifications of business decisions
  • Coordinate with external auditors during annual reporting process; research and respond to both internal and external audit inquiries
  • Assist in ad-hoc projects, as requested

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 Global Advisors
What We Do. As the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, State Street Global Advisors has served the world's governments, institutions and financial advisors for over four decades. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become one of the world's largest asset managers with trillions of dollars under our care.
Our Mission. At State Street Global Advisors our mission is to invest responsibly to enable economic prosperity and social progress. We are driven by a desire to help our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve a better future. We have a long history of developing innovative investment strategies to provide our clients with reliable and transparent returns, cost-effectively, and without excessive risk.
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 Global Advisors State Street is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability.

Salary Range:
$100,000 - $160,000 Annual
The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.

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