State Street Global Advisors, Finance Business Strategy And Planning, Assistant Vice President

State Street Global Advisors Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

State Street Global Advisors, Finance Business Strategy and Planning, Assistant Vice President

State Street Global Advisors (GA) is embarking on a multiyear strategic transformation and growth initiative to simplifying our overall operating model. The focus is to streamline the number of technology platforms and seamlessly integrate with middle and back office technologies while offering benefits to Investments, Operations and clients.

As part of this strategy, GA is seeking a self-motivated, hands-on, finance professional to manage the costs and targets associated with the program, as well as support the broader Finance agenda (control, cost transparency and optimization and decision support analytics) for the Infrastructure line of business (includes Technology, Operations and Business Controls). Additionally the role will also support the Incentive Compensation process for GA's sales team

You will work closely with business leadership and partners across the company including Finance, Technology & Operations and Accounting in a collaborative manner.

The role will report to the Infrastructure CFO.

Responsibilities

  • CFO support for Project Rainier including budgeting, forecasting , deal model maintenance and synergy tracking

  • FP&A support for GA Infrastructure Groups

  • Improve cost transparency through insightful analysis and application of activity based costing and zero based budgeting principles

  • Identification and realization of savings opportunities

  • Manage all aspects of GA's incentive reporting autonomously through consistent engagement with business partners and Accounting. Ensure any variances to projections are understood and flagged as potential risks/opportunities each month.

  • Play a key role in the incentive plan redesign process in conjunction with HR

Success Capabilities

  • Exhibits an exceptional standard of quality which includes attention to detail, organization, problem solving and accountability for excellent results

  • A self-starter who approaches work enthusiastically, demonstrates initiative and has the ability to overcome obstacles and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Strong team player who develops collaborative working relationships with key internal partners

  • Possesses excellent written, verbal and organizational skills, and is comfortable interfacing and presenting to senior leadership in a structured and concise manner

  • Thrives in dynamic business environment and comfortable with ambiguity and stimulated by business transformation / change as well as capitalizing on value add opportunities

Minimum qualifications

  • 5 - 7 years of experience in accounting, finance or business analysis, preferably in financial services or Technology environment

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required

  • Deep costing and project / resource management

  • Advanced financial modelling and analytical skills along with familiarity of allocation methodologies /concepts

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite; advanced Excel analysis skills (i.e. Vlookup, Pivot Tables, graphing etc.) and PowerPoint skills are essential for this role

  • Background in financial controls and processes preferred

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