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Corporate Actions Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00657
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 02/26/2018 to 02/25/2019
NOTE : Q&A that may be helpful:

1. Is the Hiring Manager looking for fresh grads, or candidates with maybe a financial, accounting related internship experience? Some financial, accounting experience preferred
2. What is the ideal number of related years of experience the Manager is looking for? 2 years or more
3. Is the Hiring Manager looking to see resumes that are more on the analytical side or more coordination of activities related? Analytical
4. Is the HM open to see candidates on a higher BR or that is the absolute maximum for the position? Firm



JOB PURPOSE (JOB SUMMARY): Under immediate supervision, Analyst must complete the analysis and posting of corporate action events as well as the coordination of voluntary corporate action responses in a timely and accurate manner. Analyst must strive to gain knowledge of all corporate action event types and their impacts to the Investment Books of Records (IBOR) and Accounting Books of Records (ABOR). The Analyst must be able to assist internal clients and other Client corporate action teams around the world in the resolution of any corporate action issues, questions or concerns. Additional responsibilities include working on a variety of projects and assignments related to the Investment Operations department.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:
Provide Investment personnel voluntary corporate actions responses to specific custodians or other interested parties in a timely and accurate manner
Collect, compile, analyze and verify corporate action information from multiple information and data sources
Record corporate actions in applicable systems, including appropriate self-review of information recorded
Maintain documentation and support for all corporate action information
Answer queries from internal clients, external auditors, Investment personnel and other Client business units
Assist in the completion of financial and/or regulatory requests
Complete special projects as required
Contribute to the improvement of the daily group process.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Normal office environment with little exposure to noise, dust and temperatures.
The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 10 pounds is also necessary.
Normally works a regular schedule of hours, however hours may vary depending upon the project or assignment.
Hours may include evenings and/or weekends and may include 24 hour a day on call support by pager and/or cell phone.

WORK EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE:
Previous financial, banking, analytical or accounting experience is preferred.

SKILLS / OTHER PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:
Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a variety of individuals are required.
Must have a fundamental understanding of accounting and financial principles as it applies to corporate actions and daily pricing issues, monthly reconciliations, and tax related issues.
Must possess the analytical skills to solve fundamental corporate actions and pricing related issues as well as the ability to review detailed financial data.
Must have the ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities to meet deadlines while working in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
Must be proficient in the use of computer equipment and software, specifically spreadsheet applications and mutual fund accounting systems.
The ability to cooperate in a team environment is critical.

FORMAL EDUCATION: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)
A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or Mathematics is required or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would provide the knowledge, skills and ability required.