State Street Reviews

Updated 18 April 2015
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  1. trade analyst support

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    Current Employee - Trade Process Analyst in Kraków (Poland)
    Current Employee - Trade Process Analyst in Kraków (Poland)

    I have been working at State Street

    Pros

    Extremely motivating environment and possibility to work for one of the biggest financial companies worldwide.

    Cons

    Salary could be better, even if it is close to market average salaries.

  2. Hedge fund operations

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Comfortable work environment, overtime compensation

    Cons

    Unless your moving up to another position, raises are almost non-existent. The yearly bonus is very minimal as well.

  3. Assistant Vice President

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible Working Arrangements, Access to Training, lateral mobility

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility in some departments, constant expense reduction leads to staff reduction

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  5. Very supportive environment

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    Former Employee - Desktop Support Engineer in Quincy, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Desktop Support Engineer in Quincy, MA (US)

    I worked at State Street

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very cooperative team. Well maintained environment!

    Cons

    Need more project work so that contractors can acquire more information.

    Advice to Management

    Need to get more IT project works!

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    Assistant Vice President

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State Street (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Berwyn office has some great people. Very professional. You will be asked to do a lot and will learn a lot. You will get very good at what you do.

    Cons

    Very little upward mobility once you hit AVP. Also, the bank is very sensitive to head count and is always looking to reduce staff.

  7. Officer

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Employee benefits are better than average.

    Cons

    Difficlut to climb up the ladder.

    Advice to Management

    Allow lower level employees to shine

  8. Great work/life balance, not a lot of training

    Current Employee - Bank Loan Specialist in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Bank Loan Specialist in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at State Street (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work / Life balance
    Job mobility
    A lot of entry level positions

    Cons

    Huge company
    Poor salary / compensation

  9. Fund accountant

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Fund Accountant in Sacramento, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Fund Accountant in Sacramento, CA (US)

    I have been working at State Street full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good place for new graduate or someone wants to have a new career

    Cons

    It will take longer time to know things if you are not accounting major

    Advice to Management

    Most of the Management teams are pretty good here

  10. I have been working at State Street

    Pros

    Good starting point
    Foot in the door
    Broad overview of business
    Weak management talent
    Inconsistent goals and employee expectations

    Cons

    Limited Growth
    Departmentalized
    The salaries are below industry averages
    There is a limited amount of exposure
    Hard to leave for other Boston Companies

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    Accounting Intern

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    Former Intern - Accounting Intern in Fair Lawn, NJ (US)
    Former Intern - Accounting Intern in Fair Lawn, NJ (US)

    I worked at State Street as an intern (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Growing company, quick employee turnover

    Cons

    somewhat boring work environment, but that is the fault of the work itself, not the people in it.

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