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Corporate Actions Analyst – Investment Fund Operations

Toronto, ON(New/Recent Graduate)

A leading global investment fund administrator, is seeking a full-time Corporate Actions Analyst for their downtown Toronto office.

The corporate actions team is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely reflection of all events, mandatory, mandatory with options and voluntary corporate actions, originated by listed companies. The team monitors market data through multiple vendor reports and books all corporate actions as applicable on assigned client databases. Additionally, the corporate actions team is also responsible for generating support documentation to assist internal stakeholders, including other middle office and back office operations teams. The analysts will be frequently required to address ad-hoc queries from fund accountants and analysts from others departments. The position requires fundamental understanding of listed instruments, specialized training will be provided. The successful candidate can expect to work in a dynamic, time sensitive and challenging environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily checks to ensure all corporate actions data is up to date in the system.
  • Book all applicable corporate actions on assigned client databases within internal SLA deadlines.
  • Check pre and post corporate action position and cash flows against vendor data to verify accuracy of bookings.
  • Generate support documentation, including, source data, P&L impact abstract, position and cash flow impact abstracts.
  • Ensure that execution instructions are received for voluntary & mandatory with option corporate actions in a timely manner from back office operations, indicating client selection, where standing instructions are unavailable.
  • Coordinate with data providers for any outstanding issues/changes or modifications.
  • Liaise with trustees and custodians for clarifications, additional details as applicable.
  • Address queries from back office and middle office teams in a timely manner, providing relevant documentation, explanations and other support as required.
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent
  • Completion or candidacy in CFA, CSC or similar designation an asset
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Excel
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of financial instruments
  • Strong adaptability and propensity to learn new and challenging things
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Job Type: Full-time
    Experience: Entry Level

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