Corporate Actions Specialist Corporate Actions Specialist …

Schroders Investment Management
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jul 19
Schroders Investment Management
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jul 19
Schroders Investment Management
Corporate Actions Specialist
Schroders, with headquarters in London, employs over 5000 talented people worldwide, operating in 32 different countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

Schroders in Switzerland is a renowned Financial Institution with around 400 employees located in Zurich and Geneva. For our private clients we provide tailor made investment solutions and complementary financial services. On behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, we invest in a broad range of asset classes across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. We also specialize in providing high-quality private equity solutions to our clients.

For the expansion of our international Operations & IT Team in Zurich, serving Switzerland, London , Guernsey, Hongkong and Singapore , we are looking for a

Corporate Actions Specialist

Job specification
  • Responsible for the daily booking of income (cash dividends, interest payments, redemptions)
  • Instruct Custodian with tax rates/quantities for US dividends (income allocation)
  • Create CA notifications upon information from Custodians/Fund Managers/TAs
  • Responsible to send out CA notifications to Front staff and TPC managers
  • Ensure timely instructions to Custodians/ TPC Global Custodians for voluntary Corp Actions (tender offer, merger, DRIPs)
  • Responsible for CA deadline monitoring and booking of events
  • Independent resolving of Corp Actions and income related enquiries
  • Responsible for same day booking of proceeds in relation to Funds (Dividends, Equalisations, Accumulations, Property Income)
  • Ensure timely instructions to Fund Administrator/TAs (liquidation of Funds, switches, mergers
  • Handling of Limited Partnerships (LP) - booking of capital calls and distributions
  • Ensure timely and accurate payments of capital calls for LPs
  • Handling of proxy voting
Required profile
  • Completed commercial apprenticeship in a bank, insurance or similar
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant work experience as Corporate Action Specialist in the private banking/wealth management area
  • Profound work experience in a similar position
  • Ability to work precise, structured, meeting deadlines and focus on risk prevention
  • Reliable and self-motivated team player, flexible as well as customer oriented
  • High sense of responsibility and independent working practice
  • IT user skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and core Banking Applications
  • Fluent German and English skills
We offer a challenging, diverse and supportive working environment as well as modern employment conditions in an international, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. The office is located only 5 minutes from Zurich Hardbrücke station. Please apply online with your complete application. Only direct applications will be considered.

Schroder & Co Bank AG
Human Resources
Pfingstweidstrasse 60, CH-8031 Zürich, Schweiz
Tel: +41 (0)44 250 11 11