IFDS Reviews

33 Reviews
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33 Reviews
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IFDS CEO Simon Hudson-Lund
Simon Hudson-Lund
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    Very happy with my experience so far at IFDS - Those I have worked with are extremely suportive of my profesional growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Dealing Senior Associate  in  Basildon, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Technical Dealing Senior Associate in Basildon, East of England, England

    I have been working at IFDS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent development within the right teams - Eager to progress those who wan't it.

    Cons

    Pay does not reflect employed role - can be justified by location.

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    Happy with management - No issues.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

IFDS Interviews

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    Client Accounting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Brentwood, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brentwood, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at IFDS in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had the first interview with two managers and the second interview with other two managers. Finally I met the HR representative

    Interview Questions
    • The questions I have been asked are quite common in the financial industry, such as: Why do you want to work for us, what can you bring to our organisation, what is your greatest achievement so far, where do you see yourself 5 years down the line.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There was not a negotiation, I just accepted the offer because I did not have any other job
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

IFDS Awards and Accolades

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3 Star ‘Exceptional’ Accreditation, Investors in Customers, 2013
Best Platform Administration Provider, The Aberdeen UK Platform Awards, 2012

Additional Info

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Website www.ifdsgroup.com
Headquarters Basildon, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1995
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue £100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
Competitors Unknown

IFDS is a joint venture between affiliates of Boston-based State Street Corporation, the world’s leading provider of services to institutional investors, and DST Systems Inc., a Kansas City, Missouri-based leading provider of shareholder accounting services and proprietary systems.

Both organisations have over 40 years’ experience and joint venture track record via our sister company in the US, Boston Financial Data Services (BFDS). Together we form part of the world’s largest investor record-keeping / transfer agency services provider.

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