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Corporate Actions SME

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Corporate Actions SME - Edinburgh - Permanent - Competitive Salary

HRC Recruitment has a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced Corporate Actions SME to join a leading Investment Banking group in Edinburgh on a permanent basis. A highly competitive salary and benefits package is available for the right individual.

This is a fantastic time to join a forward-thinking, innovative and exciting workplace who have their employees and customers at the heart of everything they do. This firm encourages a supportive and family environment, where their employees work hard and are rewarded with career progression paths and learning and development.

Overview of Corporate Actions SME role:

The Corporate Actions Team is responsible for managing entitlements for elections and coupon payments whilst minimising risk for the business overall. The Corporate Actions SME will effectively manage this process to ensure events are carried out in a timely manner and provide oversight to ensure high-quality at all times. 

What does the day to day look like? 


  • Work closely with Third-Party Custodians to identify all relevant Corporate Actions and allocate accurately and timely
  • Reconcile and pay all income received to client accounts within the required regulatory and client-driven time frames
  • Manage the entire life cycle of a Corporate Action from initial notification to file closure, investigating and resolving all issues as they arise.
  • Manage all open events for a particular wrap provider
  • Manage a daily event diary for the wider team 
  • Work with Asset and Cash reconciliation teams to ensure any cash/asset breaks created as a result of a Corporate Action are matched and closed down within the relevant timescales
  • Interact with key clients on a weekly basis
  • Monitor client reports such as the HMRC ISA reports
  • Audit of daily postings for data integrity
  • Discuss any discrepancies or shortfalls and relay these back to management 
  • Educate the wider team on relevant risk and control frameworks and ensure all client deliverables are met accordingly

Are you this person? 


I am looking for an exceptional individual with end-to-end corporate actions processing experience. This individual will ideally have at least four years of experience in a similar role. 


What do you need? 


  • Previous investment banking experience, in particular, working with corporate actions
  • Experience of oversight or QC in previous role
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload and prioritize tasks 
  • Degree educated in a relevant discipline - desirable 

For more information about this opportunity please contact Lisa Smyth at HRC Recruitment Financial Services Scotland. 


HRC Recruitment acts as both an employment business and employment agency. We are an equal opportunities employer. 


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