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no concept of work life balance
Senior Analyst (Former Employee) –  toronto20 August 2015
management is not understanding at all..very high turn over. no body cares if you leave or join...very selfish attitude. Just keep working. management runs on favoritism.
Pros
can get in without much experience
Cons
no concept of work life balance
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Fast paced work environment, extremely challenging but stressful
Vice President, Derivative Operations (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON2 June 2014
Meet with management team on a daily/weekly basis to discuss key projects, and key risk factors.

Meet with clients to discuss our requirements to service their derivative products

Report to my senior management our key risk factors and our productivity metrics.

Work with vendors to ensure our service needs are being met

Hardest part of job is juggling multiple projects all with equal importance and starting at the same time.

No work life balance

Enjoy the people that I work with. Very dedicated and hard working
Pros
Fast paced, every day brings new challenges
Cons
No work life balance
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good for first job
Investment Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON19 August 2015
generally speaking this is a good place to start as first job, but need to consider better opportunities, promotion room is not good, high rotation rate
Pros
no over time
Cons
management inefficient
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If you can go somewhere else, don't go to this company.
A2 (Former Employee) –  CANADA12 September 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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Great environment to work in
Summer Intern student at financial company (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON28 February 2015
Working at State Street has allowed me to grow my knowledge in the working field. I spent my day infront of a computer inputting company data. The co-workers were very helpful and very friendly with me. The hardest part of the job was finishing all duties within the certain time limit. The most enjoyable part of the job was the fact I was given my own freedom to come and go whenever.
Pros
Flexible times, nice and kind people
Cons
long hours, long hours of sitting on a chair
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Vice President Fund administration (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON26 March 2014
• Assisted with the start up and take on of new hedge funds
• Direct contact and good relations with various CFOs in different locations
• Conversations regarding AML (Anti Money Laundering) with investors
• Reviewing of NAV files prepared by team members, and assisting in solving issues
• Assist with system upgrades and implementations
• Client Due Diligence (CDD) and Know Your Client (KYC) management for potential new and existing clients

Achievements:
- Part of the team to do the take-on for administrating one of the biggest hedge funds in the USA, the York funds;
- Assisting in moving clients over to new Canadian operations.
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INVESTMENT MANAGER REPRESENTATIVE
Investment Manager Representative (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 February 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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Challenging, Client Service
Senior Client Service Associate (Current Employee) –  Toronto30 January 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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Learned a lot in this position.
Derivatives Administrator (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON19 January 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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AML Analyst / State street
Senior Investment Compliance Reporting Analyst (Former Employee) –  Toronto, on17 July 2015
I was hired as an AML analyst to work on a remediation project within State Street. The job was very interesting and was motivated to pursue CAMS.
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Investment Operations
Senior Investment/Fund Accountant (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON4 April 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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Productive work environment
Trade Processor (Former Employee) –  30 Adelaide Street19 November 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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A great starting place
Senior Investment Accountant (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON28 October 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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Easy going work environment
Senior Pricing Specialist (Former Employee) –  30 Adelaide Street East28 August 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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Fgtr
Pricing Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON12 April 2012
Long hours
Bad payee
No qualifications required
high turn over ratio
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Good company to work for
Senior Compliance Officer (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON6 November 2013
State Street has a great work/life balance that most Canadian financials do not. Worth investigating job opportunities.
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fun workplace with long hours
Investment Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 May 2013
loved the people here! good place to get your foot in the door
Cons
long hours
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Lots to learn but hard to apply
Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON8 November 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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Good experience
AIS Client Operations Officer, Senior Associate (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON7 October 2013
Good entry level position for finance and growth. Global company with many opportunities to grow and diversify.
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Productive and fun
NAV Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON2 March 2014
great place to start your career, but the software is outdated and not the most efficient.
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