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Corporate Actions Analyst

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £44000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Will Goodman

  • Job ref:

    RSCORP_1658414100

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

My client are leading investment firm based in the West End. They are currently looking for a Corporate Actions Analyst to join them on a permanent basis. This position also has hybrid working with 3 days in the office a week


Reponsibilities as Corporate Actions Analyst include:

Regulatory & Business conduct

  • Displaying exemplary conduct and living by our organisations Code of Conduct.

  • Taking personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct across the business.

  • Effectively and collaboratively identifying, escalating, mitigating and resolving risk, conduct and compliance

Corporate Actions

  • Identifying and communicating voluntary corporate actions to the internal portfolio management team, and explaining their available election options.

  • Submitting their desired elections into the designated system for delivery to appropriate entities (vendors/custodians/etc.).

  • Identifying ambiguous actions before their effective date, to ensure appropriate safeguards are put in place to prevent incorrect data from being used for portfolio management purposes.

  • Monitoring internal book-of-records to ensure mandatory and voluntary actions are being processed in a timely manner and with the expected details, including postings where required.

Risk Management

  • Escalating and working with management where there is a time critical issue / risk of financial loss.

  • Working with custodians, third-party vendors, internal stakeholders etc identifying points of risk and amending workflows to reduce that risk.

Relationship Management

  • Overseeing external vendors and service providers relationships.

  • Receiving and resolving inquiries in a timely and accurate manner and communicating effectively with clients when necessary.

  • Working with internal and external groups to resolve complex action issues.

Operations

  • Driving change through workflow or technology upgrades and enhancements, to better deliver a quicker and more efficient service.

  • Enabling better MI of Corporate Actions through data manipulation and presentation.

  • Taking ownership of operational procedures and processes while maintaining and updating as necessary.

The successful candidate will have extensive demonstrable skills and experiences including the following:

  • Undergraduate Bachelors degree, or equivalent, ideally in mathematics, economics or other related fields.

  • Experience within the Financial Services sector, preferably within corporate action processing alongside accounting.

  • Custody exposure and knowledge of financial market activities and transactions.

  • Experience with Bloomberg is preferred

  • Uncovers and meets the needs of both the internal and external clien

  • Acts with urgency and works hard to address client demand

  • Effectively manages client expectations and delivers value-added service

  • Able to act quickly and accurately to identify and analyse relevant information regarding work tasks.

  • Makes accurate use of logic and considers all relevant factors to make rational, realistic and sound decisions.

  • Understands risk and the downstream impacts to the business relating to corporate action events being applied incorrectly.

  • Strong ability to multi-task.

  • Exceptional organisational skills.

  • Ability to identify and track project risks and deliverables.

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