Corporate Actions Analyst

Los Angeles, USA
commensurate with experience
Jul 16, 2022
Aug 14, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Essential Duties
  • Receive, review, and update corporate actions notifications and corporate actions logs for both Fixed Income and Equity products.
  • Complete the corporate action process from initial notification until custodian reconciliation.
  • Responsible for monitoring all voluntary and mandatory corporate actions, including but not limited to exchanges, consents, tenders, puts, calls, stock splits, mergers, spin-offs, and conversions.
  • Review, understand, and confirm corporate action details with custodians and offering agents.
  • Interface with Operations, Client Services, and Portfolio Management groups across TCW.
  • Coordinate Portfolio Management responses on all voluntary corporate events with custodians and trustees.
  • Ensure accurate processing of all corporate actions on internal systems and ensure accurate postings for trading and Portfolio Management reporting.
  • Reconcile the effect of corporate actions on internal systems and custodian records.
  • Maintain Corporate Action databases efficiently and timely.
  • Work with Information Technology and vendors to continuously enhance internal systems and processes.
  • Support SOC 1 (formerly SAS 70) requirements for the Operations Team.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a related field
  • Basic understanding of domestic and global fixed income and equity securities/instruments
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

Professional Skills Qualifications
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills (must establish good rapport with internal and external business partners, including custodians)
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, setting priorities, and consistently meeting deadlines

Desired Qualifications
  • 1-2 years of experience performing similar corporate actions duties for a buy/sell side asset manager
  • Knowledge of global fixed income and equity securities
  • Knowledge of taxable and non-taxable transaction processing
  • Experience using Bloomberg
  • Strong understanding of financial markets, investment products, and trading
  • Swift MT564 - MT568
  • Experience with XSPrisa

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