DST Systems Accountant, Internal Controls in Bellevue, Washington

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

Through its subsidiary companies, ALPS Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative investment products and customized servicing solutions to the financial services industry. Founded in 1985, Denver-based ALPS delivers its asset management and asset servicing solutions through offices in Boston, Dallas, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto. ALPS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kansas City-based DST Systems, Inc. For more information about ALPS and its services, visit www.alpsinc.com. Information about ALPS’ products is available at www.alpsfunds.com.

Role Overview

The Accountant will be responsible for performing internal control reviews and assisting team members with complex problems/issues. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to work alongside senior leaders on the team and identify process improvements. You will have the chance to provide best practice expertise and have a big impact on the business.


On a daily basis the Accountant of Internal Controls could be involved in the following activities:

  • Reviewing and approving payments

  • Adjusting and reviewing investor transfers

  • Assisting with problems relating to calculation issues

  • Facilitating the wind down process of funds with the team

  • Creating tools for automation to reduce risk of high risk procedures

  • Recording journal entries

  • Assisting with regulatory filings

  • Miscellaneous projects


  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or similar business degree preferred

  • 2 years accounting or audit experience preferred

  • Licensed CPA preferred, but not required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Solid mathematical and analytical skills with attention to detail required

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written

  • Motivated to innovate new solutions and implement them

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment



Bellevue Washington

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.