Corporate Actions Processor, Senior Associate

Job Description:

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dedicated team servicing a key strategic customer of one of our most valued clients at Core Asset.

As a member of the Corporate Actions function based in Edinburgh the role involves the delivery of custody, middle office and fund accounting services in line with the established service level agreements.
The team you will be joining is a part of the firm’s Global Delivery.

This gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions.

From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, these tools help their clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

Essential Skills/Experience:

An understanding of the financial services industry
Experience of Corporate Actions processing in a custody and/or middle office environment
Proven communication skills
Detail oriented and accurate
Problem solving skills
Ability to multi-task
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Customer focused approach
Flexible and positive attitude
Team player with ability to work independently
Willingness to learn
Appreciate diversity, collaborating and working with cross cultural teams
Idea generator

Core Responsibilities:

Operate providing support and control over complex and time critical corporate action events (Mandatory & Voluntary).

Timely and accurate processing of all corporate actions event types in accordance with client requirements and operational procedures
Prioritize your workload and ensure daily tasks are completed
Communicate with custodians (both in-house custody and external custodians) ensuring service levels are being met and maintained
Ensure effective risk management by assisting with end of day management reporting and ensuring timely escalation and resolution of pertinent issues
Work towards becoming a subject matter expert support on projects and initiatives aimed at improving the corporate action product.

Conduct any required testing, analyse the results and introduce any enhancement to the production environment whilst updating procedures
As assigned process and/or resolve complex issues such as but not limited to instruction discrepancies, cash and stock reconciliation and exception resolution
Assist and co-ordinate procedural changes to the current process
Deliver effective client service
Cross team collaboration; coaching, development of new team members
Ensure client and internal operational team enquiries are resolved and escalated as needed, review aged inquiries to ensure appropriate and timely resolution in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures
Demonstrate understanding of the firm’s Risk Excellence principles and support the Risk Sensing function by identifying and documenting areas of potential risk, advocate solutions
Complete Mandatory Training within specific deadline dates


A highly competitive salary
Wider Benefits package

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.
Job reference: 14999
To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.


  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Salary:
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Core-Asset Consulting Ltd
  • Posted: 03-Oct-2022
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