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Position: Senior Corporate Actions Specialist
Job Number: MS03894
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-09-18
Salary Range: $101-125k $126-150k Over $150k
Job Summary:

Great Opportunity with a High Flying Hedge Fund!

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

The firm is seeking an Asset Servicing specialist to join the operations team, where you will work within a specialized team responsible for all aspects of the Corporate Actions life cycle.  Daily tasks include global mandatory and voluntary event notification, research and interpretation, election authentication and the timely reconciliation and allocation of entitlements

Responsibilities:

Maintain a global Corporate Action database in line with information transmitted from providers and data vendors for all event types inclusive of: splits, dividends, merger/acquisitions, DRIP’s, tender offers, dutch auctions, exchange offers, consents, & subscriptions.

Coordinate and manage the tabulation of voluntary event elections through interaction with Portfolio Managers & Researchers.

Manage the disbursement and confirmation of voluntary election instructions via Swift and/or email with numerous custodians & prime brokers while abiding by multiple deadlines throughout the day.

Reconcile and process global mandatory & voluntary event payments across numerous portfolios.

Research and resolve inquiries from both internal & external counterparties including custodians, prime brokers & administrators.

Identify, research, and distribute notifications to multiple groups pertaining to exceptional/high risk events such as non-standard delisting’s and high exposure takeovers.

Handle class action claims by working with an industry leading provider to maximize settlement award recovery.

Provide support with tasks outside of the day to day such as provider & administrator performance monitoring & procedure/controls documentation. 

Requirements / Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience with competitive academics

6-10 years of related industry experience, preferably on the sell side

Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel and familiarity with the full suite of Corporate Action Swift message types

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a deadline driven, high risk environment

Ability to multitask and deal with competing priorities

Experience with FIS XSP Toolbar is a plus but not required 

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