State Street Senior Investment Operating Officer in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description:

The Investment Operating Office works to advance the process, systems and efficiency of portfolio managers, researchers, and traders while providing additional support with audits, regulatory requirements, finance, and business analytics. Your deep understanding of investment organizations will enable a positive impact on our portfolio management group as you work to improve advance the capabilities of SSGA.

Specific responsibilities will include some or all of the following

  • You will work directly with portfolio managers and traders to analyze and improve our investment process,
  • You will develop an IT strategy for the investment organization, and simplify our technology footprint,
  • Upgrade our investment capabilities and reduce operating risk,
  • Improve profitability
  • Support execution of the First Line of defense responsibilities

Additional assignments may include:

  • Standardizing investment process across investment groups and locations;
  • Assisting with audits, compliance, and regulatory work to ensure consistency and focus across the entire investment organization;
  • Analyzing internal financial reporting and profitability to allow deeper understanding of cost drivers and profitability ;
  • Redesigning processes to utilize technology and personnel more efficiently
  • Supporting the internal governance framework and responsibilities of SSGA Portfolio Management and Trading

Education and Experience requirement: A Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Information Technology, or related field and 7 years of experience in the Investment Management industry


A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Information Technology or related and 10 years in Investment Management.

CFA designation is a plus.

Special skills, knowledge or certification/licensure preferred for position:

  1. You should have strong analytical skills and attention to detail is required.
  2. Deep understanding of investment process and systems
  3. Experience collaborating with portfolio management, operations, compliance, risk, trading and other internal groups as needed.
  4. Proven ability to deconstruct process
  5. Working knowledge of investment management regulations and requirements
  6. Experience working with regulators, auditors, risk managers, and / or legal teams

SSGA is an equal opportunity employer. We seek a diverse workforce as part of company strategy.

Req#: 158017


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Job Title: Senior Investment Operating Officer

Job ID: 158017

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: US-MA-Boston