Corporate Actions Analyst

  • Competitive + bonus + benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SEI Investments (Europe) Ltd.
  • 19 Jul 18 2018-07-19

A Corporate Actions role in a busy operations team supporting our Wealth Platform clients. SEI supports a broad range of Corporate Actions, Proxy Voting and Fund conversions via our technology solutions. Candidates will be required to demonstrate a pro-active approach to client service and risk mitigation and an appetite for continuous process improvement.

Key objectives of the role:
› Process global corporate events across multiple clients in a timely manner
› Handle multi-currency CA transactions and events related to Traditional assets and Mutual Funds

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
› Process global corporate events across multiple clients in a timely manner.
› Review, investigate & resolve exceptions
› Review event detail dealing with custodians and second source validation where applicable.
› Monitor and resolve stock holding discrepancies with custodians and fund providers within defined time frames
› Resolve differences from cash reconciliations between internal ledgers and cash agent balances within defined timeframes.
› Escalate any issues to Senior Analyst immediately
› QA daily workload to identify errors, provide feedback, identify trends and contributing factors and recommend solutions
› Provide recommendations for improvement around process, control and efficiencies
› Liaise with Operating and business units as required to provide awareness of processing problems as they arise
› Proactively manage the client experience
› Participate in ad hoc projects as required

Other:
› Keep Current – (market conditions, regulation, SEI products and services, etc) and maintain ongoing and effective communication and alignment of these with client business practices.
› Maintenance and updating of internal systems/ data reference points in agreed format to ensure consistency and communication of relevant information within the team and ensure integrity of data
› Any other ad-hoc projects as required

Best Practice:
› Adhere to all relevant FCA requirements and compliance   

Technical Capabilities/Skills & Experience Required for the Role:
› Solid understanding of global corporate events
› Good understanding of the securities industry
› Knowledge of UK impact on book costs arising from CA processing including apportionment based on first day market value rules
› Knowledge of SWIFT format messaging preferred but not essential
› Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook and Access.
› Ideally degree educated (or equivalent) with experience within financial services.  Private banking, mutual funds and investment advisory is preferred as is industry knowledge of private banking, asset management and investment processing
› Excellent project management, organizational and PC skills.
› Process-oriented with strong attention to detail
› Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects with tight delivery schedules.

SEI is an equal opportunities employer

About SEI
Now in its 50th year of business, SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of March 31, 2018, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages, advises or administers $869 billion in hedge, private equity, mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $335 billion in assets under management and $530 billion in client assets under administration. For more information, visit seic.com

About the SEI Wealth Platform
The SEI Wealth Platform (the Platform) is an outsourcing solution for wealth managers encompassing wealth processing services and wealth management programs, combined with business process expertise. With the Platform, SEI provides wealth management organizations with the infrastructure, operations, and administrative support necessary to capitalize on their strategic objectives in a constantly shifting market. The SEI Wealth Platform supports trading and transactions on 158 stock exchanges in 56 countries and 43 currencies, through the use of straight-through processing and a single operating infrastructure environment. For more information, visit: seic.com/wealthplatform