Client Services Operations Specialist, Senior Associate

State Street - Boston, MA3.5

Deliver highly valued services to clients to ensure quality services are consistently delivered and clients are offered State Street’s full range of services as their needs and our services evolve
Display and provide expertise in functional and technical knowledge across multiple disciplines attending training as required
Promote and complete all activities in line with internal standards (SOPS, Job Aids etc.)
Lead/collaborate with others to drive success of team/department/organization
Proactively share and promote new ideas to support process improvements and changes to team processes
Respond in a timely manner to internal/external issues and queries
Manage own continued professional development
Manage own performance through engaging in the PPR process and attending relevant training , e.g. as per the development pathways
Accountable for quality, accuracy and timeliness of results
Deliver training and coaching to all staff
Ensure team is achieving accuracy and meeting pre-determined deadlines
Estimate personnel needs, assign work, oversee short term deliverables, coordinate workflows
Provide performance feedback to manager for input into PPR
Effective messaging & communication
Apply the 'risk' escalation chain matching the context/policy e.g. operational issues to managers and suspicious transactions to Compliance representatives
Perform other duties as required

Shared Accountabilities:
Work in conjunction with individuals on the team as well as other business units, shared services/COEs, outsource partners, external clients as needed to resolve issues/discrepancies and ensure client satisfaction through seamless processing, accuracy, and adherence to all SLAs/internal standards/guidelines.
Liaise with COE's, shared service teams and other business units as required to escalate and resolve client's service/ operational issue.
Internally focused and held accountable for making sure that functions and tasks are performed accurately and in accordance with defined time frames and client requirements. Typically has daily contact with Client Service, Client Management, COEs and BU Shared Service teams. Consults with manager where clarification or exception to policy may be required.

Bachelor’s degree, preferably within Accounting, Finance or Economics
At least 3 years’ work experience in accounting, finance, mutual fund operations, loan servicing or related career
Strong computer competence (Microsoft applications: Excel, Word, etc.)
Accuracy and detail-orientated
Aptitude for math