Field of activity
Joining a dynamic, international team of dedicated and experienced people, you will be responsible for the processing of corporate actions on a voluntary basis.
Ideally, you like challenges and focus on delivering steady quality to all clients whilst reducing the operational risk company wide.
Tasks / responsibilities
Professionally manage and process any type of security events and corporate actions on voluntary basis relating to Debts, Equities, Warrants and Depository Receipts.
Such events include, but are not limited to : conversions, exercise of warrants, put options, defaults, tender offers, exchange offers, Dutch auction, subscription offers, etc.
This includes the analysis of the offers, the use of various custody systems, the direct contact with depositories / agents / CCBs, etc.
in a very diversified and challenging environment.
The sub processes are as follows :
Gather the information (i.e. from Depository, Issuer Agent)
Set up properly the corporate action event in the Custody system
Release the Golden Copy i.e. clear / structured and reliable information to customers and on due time
Collection, validation, repair and execution of Inbound-Outbound instructions (from customers / to depositories / agent)
Process the cash / securities proceeds' payment according to market deadlines and Clearstream currency cut off time
Reconcile securities and / or cash discrepancies in a timely manner
Support customers and handle / follow up on queries (emails, SAP cases, phone calls)
Comply with the effective controls as well as with the internal streamlined procedures.
Execute the allocated tasks in due time
Contribute to the internal cross-training as per agreed development plan or / and objectives.
Support a team attitude rather than individualism i.e. team work
Escalate and report issues to the controllers, HoU (HoS'deputy if appropriate)
Active contribution to internal initiatives, meetings, conference calls and workshops
Qualifications / required skills
University Degree in business, finance, economics or equivalent
Minimum of 2 years of experience in Back Office ideally within corporate actions
Strong team player in a multicultural environment i.e. team spirit and effective team work within a dynamic environment
Pro-active and being willing to learn more
Detail-oriented and a strong sense of accuracy
Excellent Customer focus
Confident to work under pressure and to deadlines whilst maintaining good organisation and prioritisation
Good analytical and numerical skills.
Knowledge of SWIFT ISO 15022 as well as the usage of data vendors workstation e.g. Bloomberg
Fluent in both written and spoken English; German would be an asset
Competent handling of MS Office applications, especially advanced Excel
Dedication, team and communication skills, flexibility as well as competent handling of MS Office applications round out your profile.
There are numerous good reasons to work for us : responsibility at an early stage, attractive social benefits, an international working environment and a broad variety of career opportunities.
Applications from disabled persons are welcome.