Job Description

For the Fund Accounting department in our company State Street Bank International GmbH in Zurich we are looking for a Senior Fund Accountant (m/f) – Job ID R-613614.

Major Responsibilities

  • Manage Day to Day delivery of accounting oversight and administrative services for a number of client relationships including dissemination of prices and reports to the market

  • Supervise, Escalate and review the portfolio and fund level accounting for numerous funds to ensure correct accounting has taken place. Asset classes include equities, fixed income, Private Equity, Real Estate components and derivatives etc.

  • Demonstrate an unrelenting commitment to client satisfaction

  • Ensure adherence with internal policies and procedures and compliance with external governing regulations

  • Manage planning, preparation and execution of all monthly, audit and ad hoc deliveries

  • Contribute to working groups within the organization to improve our process.

  • Support the onboarding of existing client’s new products and the launch of new funds and clients

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Banking apprenticeship or equivalent education within financial industry supplemented with higher business education (i.e. university/AZEK etc.)

  • At least 3-5 years of work experience in fund accounting and reporting is a requirement for this role

  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting conventions and regulatory requirements (SFAMA, FINMA, KAG)

  • Proficient use of MS Office Applications

  • Fluency in English (German an asset)

  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize, keep attention to detail and understand client requirements as well as the legal environment

  • Strong organizational, communication and analytical skills

  • Team player strengths

  • Precise and  autonomous working style combined with high motivation


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