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Decent overall
Sanctions Screening Associate (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON28 January 2018
Great benefits. I learned a lot working at State Street Corp and have expanded my skillset by adding valuable knowledge of internal systems used Worldwide by financial institutions. Hands on experience with Anti Money Laundering applications. Decent overall.
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Good workplace
Senior operations associate (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON15 January 2018
8.30-6 pm . Overtime is given but questioned depending on the team. Salary is lowest in the industry ,excellent benefits. A lot of employee engagement activities. Training is not that great. Good interiors except for the cafeteria . Education expenses covered if eligible.Training is not very structured
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A good place to start your career
Senior Investment/Fund Accountant (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC12 January 2018
- Good working environment
- Good for people looking for their first job after graduation


- Low salary compare to the industry
- Career advancement is cap
- High turnover
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Amazing
Accountant, Intermediate (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON21 December 2017
Nice I really liked to work for State Street. It is a good place to work at. Nice environment and good culture. Thank you so much for your consideration and support.
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Not a fun place
Senior Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON10 December 2017
Absolutely dread working there. It is a sweat shop. They work you really hard. The hours are really long and senior management doesn't seem to very caring.
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it was ok
Volunteer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON14 November 2017
it was an ok place to work.
good benefits
good place to start
good coworkers and was in the heart of downtown
good coworkers
no complaints
but not a place to be long term.
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Productive workplace
Funds Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON13 November 2017
A typical day required an employee to print fund specific reports to meet the client's needs. Wire transferring funds between accounts as per the client's need.
Pros
Great corporate culture
Cons
Sometimes long hours
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Long hours, poor management
Manager, Accounting Operations (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON11 September 2017
State Street is a great place to learn the skills to succeed in your career. They offer great employee perks, but depending on the department you work in be prepared for long working hours.
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Would have liked to stay
Investment Accountant - Contract (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON22 August 2017
Great place to work but was only a contract assignment. Worked with a few different departments when needed and enjoyed my time when I was working there.
Pros
Sometimes long hours
Cons
Took to long to be set up
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Ok place to gain experience
Senior Fund Accountant, Fund of Funds (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON26 July 2017
so a typical day could be 830am until 10pm often packing up at 6pm and then told to stay in case needed. so often there until 10pm or later.. only stayed for 9 months as the lack of balance was not for me.
Cons
Expected no outside life
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Reputed Company
Senior Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 July 2017
Lot of learning opportunities.

Great exposure

Good benefits

Work from home options

Good workplace culture

Long hours during busy times

Overall - good
Pros
Great benefits
Cons
None
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Org that hires good people, but doesn't retain talent
Senior Investment Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON4 July 2017
Daily and monthly processes are pretty standard for a fund administrator. Good place to learn the ropes, and start off your career. Compensation was lacking, and a lot of the good employees leave in a short period of time.
Pros
Foosball Table
Cons
Compensation was not competitive
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A good place to start your career
Junior Trade Processor (3 months Contract) (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON26 June 2017
State Street is a big company, which is a good choice for new graduates to start their career. However, the company is a good place to grow your career since it is cutting down its team size and cares little about its tempory workers
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Fund accounting
Investment Fund Accountant (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC6 June 2017
extremely high turnover
constantly understaffed
no budget for hiring lower level staff who are actually doing the work but managed to put in place new AVP and team lead so that they can better manage the ppl
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Salary is not great, bonus terrible, good insurance and decent pension
Senior Investment Accountant (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC4 June 2017
Administer pension/hedge/mutual funds and ETFS including applying expenses capstock and striking NAV at the end of day\
leart a lot on excel macros and formulas
management is not totaly qualified,
Pros
Overtime is payed
Cons
Salary
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work under pressure
Associate (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC22 May 2017
Nice people around you. However, you work too much under pressure and get burned out easily. Days are often too intense. There are multiple deadlines during the day... might be stressful.
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Advancement and work/life balance
Fund Accountant (Current Employee) –  Krakow20 April 2017
Hours vary depending on workload. It is difficult to plan activities or join groups

There are few supervisory and management positions so advancement opportunities are limited.
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not recomended
Financial Reporting and Taxation Associate (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON5 April 2017
Tons of works and over times. not even be able to have a lunch before 3 pm on daily basis. constant management level changes, people overall not intend to stay.
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Customer service
Fund Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON7 March 2017
great place to work, culture was great and people always smiles. Fund account are balance. accounts not balance. management was great.greag taking on new customer accounts
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Young Job Environment
Fund Accountant (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC3 March 2017
Learned a lot from an entry level position with many other employees with similar career paths. Very good place to learn and acquire knowledge for your future.
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