IMS Transitions - Assistant Manager ( NA Shift)
A high energy team consisting of 11 analysts in the UK facilitating Transitional events for 12 of the leading Asset Management companies. Transitional activity includes:
Help manage new business/client take-on for the IMS client base, incorporating fund launches, in-specie, changes of custody, mergers and closures
Undertake full analysis of client request to ensure event is implemented in line with expectations and within designated timeframes
Liaise with all areas of State Street to help implement clients' request. Working closely with other IMS teams and also Custody/Fund accounting groups
Ensure all activities are compliant with corporate standards and business objectives. Maintain clear and effective communications with immediate colleagues and Management
Co-ordination of new account openings, closures and transfers of stock and cash for IMS.
Identify, evaluate and track progress of project risks, issues and dependencies, escalating them appropriately when unsure
Collaboration with client and other State Street teams using communication and the appropriate level of literacy skills required to help deliver transitional changes on time.
Help run weekly pipeline calls with the client to keep track of in-flight activity providing feedback and expert analysis
Educated to A level standard. A-C
PC literate - Strong on Excel and other MS office products. SQL knowledge would be advantageous
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to analyse on the spot.
Good time management & leadership qualities
Strong communication and client service skills to audiences of different sizes and levels of seniority.
Must be self-motivated, adaptable and show initiative in different circumstances and under pressure.
Flexibility in working outside of your responsibilities, and areas of expertise.
Confident, out-going personality with ability to make decisions and liaise with other professionals
Team player. Must be willing to learn and assist colleagues in their day-to-day responsivities sometimes working against tight deadlines.