Finance and Audit
Job ID: R-720604
Global Billing Operations as a part of State Street’s Finance Division is responsible for end to end client invoicing for fund service provided by State Street. Position requires Accounting knowledge and financial instruments in depth expertise. Employee within GBO organization is required to cooperate with both internal and external stakeholders and clients with special attention to risk excellence and full accountability for assigned tasks.
Senior Billing Accountant, Senior Associate
Senior Billing Accountant will perform tasks assigned by direct Billing Team Manager or other member of Billing management team. He/She is responsible for process support by substantive knowledge on billing processes. Duties will also include Billing Team Leader and/or Billing Team Manager support in non people management related activities.
All specific duties are delivered by direct supervisor and are supported by appropriate job aids and procedures.
•Provide extensive expertise in billing area
•Cooperate and support Team Leader/Team Manager in supervision over daily process completeness
•Escalate identified issues with appropriate channels
•Act as first contact and escalation point for internal and external business partners
•Present highest level of risk excellence and be an example of ethical behaviour for the team
•Provide support and training to less experienced team members
•Support the internal and external billing of services to the business
•Manage internal departments and external clients queries relating to billing and reports and invoices
•Own process and look for process improvements
•Review of calculated invoices against contracts agreed with clients
•Ensure billing related internal controls are followed
•Provide information to internal departments and external clients as needed to facilitate payment for invoices
•Reconcile billed accounts (funds) against P&L accounts
•Support management and lead projects related to Billing area
•Perform second eye review after less experienced team members
•Support and provide training to less experienced team members
•Support Team Leader in organizing team workload assignment
•Act individually as SME within Billing area
•Review job aids and procedures update
•Act as team/department representative on various committees and working groups
•Other not specified duties might be assigned by direct manager accordingly to business needs and employee skills
•State Street Employee Handbook
•Internal Procedures Manual
•Regulatory Authorities Regulations
•Performance Management System
•Service Level Agreements
•Processes’ procedures and standards
•Knowledge of products in investment banking domain
•Extensive knowledge of accounting processes
•Fluent English both in speaking and writing
•Very good numerical and analytical skills
•Excellent time management
•Attention to details and problem solving approach
•Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Ability to find solutions and solve issues within area of billing
•Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with business and systems personnel
•Pro-active approach, with initiative, detailed oriented and reliability
•Experience in waterfall and/or agile mode of project implementation
•Proficiency in MS Office tools
•Proficiency in accounting systems
• Fund Accounting or Fund Service Invoicing knowledge would be an asset
•Minimum Bachelor degree
•Finance or Accounting area certificate or degree
•At least four years of professional experience in financial accountancy, and/or billing and/or billing and/or fund accounting and/or other relevant according to company’s management assessment
Medical Care and Insurance
We provide a range of medical plans that cover you and your dependents. You can also take advantage of our employee and family life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
State Street’s BeWell helps employees proactively manage their well-being. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides personal and confidential assistance for a broad range of issues.
Depending on where you work, you will be eligible for regionally specific savings and/or retirement plans.
We also provide resources and host local events to educate employees on achieving financial well-being.
Holidays and Time Off
We provide our employees with a highly competitive holiday and paid vacation allowance, with considerations for local requirements. We also offer our employees two paid days off to volunteer their time to company-driven initiatives or organizations of their choice.
We are committed to supporting all employees and the ones they care about. Some of our programs include paid parental leaves, back-to-work support, adoption assistance or flex work arrangements.
Among others benefits, you may have access to group savings, discounts at sport clubs and cinemas, and our new employee referral bonus program.