Corporate Title: Officer
Line of Business: Global Technology & Operations (GT&O)
An exciting opportunity as an EMEA Corporate Actions Officer is available for a talented individual to work in our Dublin office. The role will be within the Global Technology and Operations line of business in the EMEA Asset Services department.
As part of the broader GT&O organization, employees in EMEA benefit from working in a company that invests billions of dollars each year in leading-edge technology, and from working in a company that excels in delivering operating services.
In GT&O, our team expects excellence, rewards high performance, develops its leaders, encourages innovation, demands integrity, cultivates trust and teamwork, and promotes diversity and inclusion. That culture, combined with market leadership and a wide array of professional opportunities, enables GT&O to attract and retain the brightest minds in the business.
The EMEA Asset Services department is responsible for event types relating to equity and fixed income products.
You will preferably have some corporate actions or dividend experience, have good attention to detail and analytical skills. You will also possess excellent communication skills as this role will be required to communicate with internal and external clients.
As an EMEA Corporate Actions Officer your main responsibilities will involve:
The Corporate Actions team manage Corporate Events for our proprietary traders and prime brokerage clients
The department is responsible for the processing and reconciliations relating to voluntary and mandatory corporate actions, ensuring the relevant proceeds are posted accurately and on time
The role is within the MLI team servicing demanding trading desks & sensitive clients who require accurate information as soon as possible
Accuracy and ensuring deadlines are met are key to ensuring the firm does not suffer financial or reputational loss
As an EMEA Corporate Actions Officer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
3rd level education is desirable but not required
Relevant financial experience
Financial Impact awareness – appreciates the risk impact of actions undertaken
Displays a high attention to detail and demonstrates ability to meet deadlines
System Knowledge: Ability to quickly learn new processing systems
Prioritisation: Ability to prioritise heavy workloads and work efficiently under pressure. Plans to ensure deadlines are met
Analytical: Excellent reconciliation skills
Collate and interpret information on corporate action events received from our agent banks and various feeds
Reconcile positions and accurately process events on the key processing date
Monitor incoming queries to ensure they are answered accurately and on a timely basis
Timely reconciliations and escalation of risk where necessary
Maintain risk within the levels set by the management team
Good Corporate Action knowledge is beneficial
About Bank Of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.
The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.
If you‘re interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online.
Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mindset are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.
We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.
As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.
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