State Street Employee Reviews in Canada

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If you can go somewhere else, don't go to this company.
A2 (Former Employee) –  CANADASeptember 12, 2012
very incompetent management, no recognition of hard working, full of office politics, bad work life balance, high turn over ratio, red tape all over, lower level employee treated as slave, poor pay,
Pros
benefit package
Cons
very incompetent management, no recognition of hard working, full of office politics, bad work life balance, high turn over ratio, red tape all over, lower level employee treated as slave, poor pay
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Challenging, Client Service
Senior Client Service Associate (Current Employee) –  TorontoJanuary 30, 2013
At work servicing client is a challenge. Accuracy and productivity is most required.
Teamwork is mostly experienced to deliver the best to the clients.
Co-workers and different work related co-ordination has been very effective
Enjoy having many courses and availability of learning tools to excel.
Pros
lunch break and celebration are fun
Cons
long hours sometimes are neccessary
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great long term company or stepping stone for recent grads
Senior Analyst (Team Lead), Securities Valuation (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONDecember 19, 2012
- valuation of all securities held in all hedge funds on a daily basis
- time management, multitasking are important
- the people at this company make it worthwhile
- stressful daily deadlines can make it tough at times
Pros
great benefits, great work-life balance
Cons
extremely low salary
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Productive work environment
Trade Processor (Former Employee) –  30 Adelaide StreetNovember 19, 2013
The job it self was challenging on a day to day basis due to system
enhancements. to meet the clients requirements. The group that I was in, was very cooperative and helpful; especially when targets are to be met on a timely fashion. Overall, the Management was very supportive, in providing the necessary tools to achieve our goals.
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Learned a lot in this position.
Derivatives Administrator (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJanuary 19, 2015
Very fast paced, well structured work environment. Everything had a specific procedure, and everything was thoroughly cross checked to make sure there was no human errors.
Pros
free lunches
Cons
long hours
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Lots to learn but hard to apply
Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONNovember 8, 2012
The company is an overall good company to start off at if an individual wants to enter the investment/ financial industry.
Pros
lots of fun individuals to work with who are all fairly young
Cons
must adapt quickly in their roles or else the job responsibilities can be easily overwhelming
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Easy going work environment
Senior Pricing Specialist (Former Employee) –  30 Adelaide Street EastAugust 28, 2014
A thirst for knowledge and proactive attitude will be greatly rewarded within the company. Work is at times stressful, but manageable.
Pros
happy go lucky work environment
Cons
management lacks skills to properly handle certain situations
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A great starting place
Senior Investment Accountant (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONOctober 28, 2012
State Street is a good place to start a career and an excellent opportunity to learn more about the financial service industry. The managers are helpful and great mentors. The most enjoyable part of the job is being able to meet and interact with great people.
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Good experience at entry level, but repetitive and not a place to stay long
Senior Operations Associate (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMay 23, 2014
Accounting reconciliation. Learned some excel skills. Got exposure to back office finance operations. Work gets quite boring and repetitive.
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Investment Operations
Senior Investment/Fund Accountant (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONApril 4, 2013
I developped great Microsoft Excel Skills, I gained a lot of knowledge of Financial products and a very unique aspect of accounting
Pros
great learning experience, specialised industry
Cons
long hours
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INVESTMENT MANAGER REPRESENTATIVE
Investment Manager Representative (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONFebruary 25, 2013
GOOD PLACE TO START CAREER, HARD WORK, LEARN LOTS OF VALUABLE SKILLS FOR PURSUING CAREER IN FINANCE
LACK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FOR WORK LIFE BALANCE
Pros
good experience
Cons
long hours
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Overall it's a good first job out of University!
Senior Pricing and Liquidity Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONAugust 16, 2014
Good benefit plan, great stepping stone to the industry, lots of hands-on experience due to shortage of staff and overtime pay,
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Good workplace to start
Senior Investment Accountant (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONDecember 9, 2014
-support and education is offered when you first start in the role
-enjoyable atmosphere and coworkers
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Good experience
AIS Client Operations Officer, Senior Associate (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONOctober 7, 2013
Good entry level position for finance and growth. Global company with many opportunities to grow and diversify.
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Good company to work for
Senior Compliance Officer (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONNovember 6, 2013
State Street has a great work/life balance that most Canadian financials do not. Worth investigating job opportunities.
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Hedged Fund - Fund of Fund
Fund Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto OntarioOctober 2, 2013
Main tasks
- Performed daily and monthly cash reconciliation
- Prepared monthly NAVs and generate backup calculations
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Good place for an entry level job seeker
Senior Processor (Former Employee) –  TorontoAugust 7, 2013
Learnt a lot while working at Statestreet. But the support from management could have been better.
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Lead Senior Shareholder Servicing Administrator (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONAugust 8, 2012
State Street is an amazing company. The management team is very productive and open to change.
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Great Culture
Fund Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJuly 16, 2014
I loved working at State Street. The culture was great and the employees were friendly.
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fun workplace with long hours
Investment Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMay 24, 2013
loved the people here! good place to get your foot in the door
Cons
long hours
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