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Asset Servicing Analyst

  • Location: Jersey City, NJ, 07310
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 27 days ago

Terrific 6+ month contract to hire opportunity in Jersey City, NJ for an Asset Servicing Analyst

Responsibilities include:
•    Process Voluntary Corporate Action events for US, Canadian, and Latin American securities
•    Process ad-hoc instructions for conversions, SPAC Splits (detachments), warrants, exchanges, DRS, and legend removals
•    Perform key reconciliations and controls to support processing of the corporate action lifecycle and break management
•    Ensure timely handling of notifications, elections, entitlement calculations, and follow through with the applicable outturn bookings
•    Identify and manage any risk within the event /process and manage events in various Asset Servicing systems; escalating issues to management
•    Manage communications related to the process including chasing depositories and agents for missing corporate action information/allocations  
•    Develop effective working relationships with both internal and external parties as a result of direct interaction with external Clients, Counterparty's, Traders, and Client Executives
•    Identify process improvements/breakdowns/control gaps, propose solutions, and work with the management/project team to implement across the group 

Qualifications: 
•    Understanding of fixed income and equity products, the trade and corporate action lifecycles required
•    Subject matter expert experience and knowledge of Corporate Actions processing required
•    Understanding of Stock Record; long/shorts, and various position types including stock lending positions
•    Advanced experience level with Excel, Outlook, and experience with web based applications required
•    Demonstrated risk awareness/management and pro-active in identifying and resolving potential problems before they arise
•    Strong Client focus and excellent communication, interpersonal, and organization skills; ability to communicate effectively with internal and external clients
•    Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills with proven reconciliation abilities
•    Excellent problem solving skills
•    Highly numerate
•    Proven record of accuracy and effective time management and prioritization skills with the ability to work in multiple systems and handle high email and event volumes
•    Bachelor’s Degree preferred