Corporate Actions Associate

  • Job Reference: 420
  • Salary: £Competitive
  • Location: London
  • Contact: Jamie Smith on +44 (0) 20 3372 6991 or jamie@claretrecruitment.com

The successful candidate will be responsible for processing dividends to client accounts accurately, and for the end to end processing of corporate actions by notifying clients of events, processing client instructions and ensuring new cash or stock is correctly updated on the clients’ portfolio.

There will also be the opportunity to learn settlements and client asset & money reconciliations within the team in due course.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile, record and process dividends to client accounts
  • Gathering event information from the market and maintaining internal event diary
  • Informing clients of each event
  • Gathering client responses
  • Ensuring entitlements are credited and reconciled appropriately
  • Sending client instructions to the market
  • Processing client payments
  • Answering client queries throughout the event lifecycle
  • Processing of UK, foreign and fixed income distributions

Skills Required:

  • 2 or more years working with dividends and corporate actions
  • Attention to detail with high-level of accuracy
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet challenging deadlines
  • Pro-active in finding information from different sources and changing internal processes if necessary
  • Be aware of potential risks to both clients and the firm at all times
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • Competent use of Word, Excel and Access Experience
  • Experience of working with CREST

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