Asset and Corporate Action Analyst

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 50848 

Location: London

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“I can be myself at work.”

 

You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.

 

We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.

 

“I can influence my income.”

 

You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).

 

“I can lead a full life.”

 

You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones

 

 

Works independently on most assignments and under the direction of more senior associates only on the most complex projects, analyses and tasks. Responsible for processing of corporate action events and asset set up/reviews, and assists with the facilitation of The Capital System investment process. Directly engages the Investment Group, works with Trading and broader Investment Operations.


Primary responsibilities/essential functions:

 

  • Responsible for identifying and processing standard and more complex corporate action events within Funds or client segregated accounts across various asset classes in a timely manner.
    • With respect to The Capital System, monitors assigned standard and complex events to ensure instructions are provided to appropriate parties prior to deadline. Anticipates and resolves potential processing issues.
    • Sources and researches information about upcoming assigned corporate actions, reviewing the bank notices/prospectuses/CA database on the terms of the event. Investigates and resolves any inconsistency with the notification information or details.
    •  Analyzes impact of corporate action events, reaching out to Research Analyst for opinion.
    •  Communicates with Investment Group to provide options and request recommendations.
    • Sends instructions on corporate action events, and works with other business units such as Legal, Core Operations, Portfolio Guideline Analysis (PGA) to provide instructions and verify compliance with guidelines, regulatory rules, tax consequences and other restrictions.
    • Coordinates communication of events to Trading, Investment Group and business partners.
    • Works with Global Investment Control (GIC) teams on the processing of corporate action events that require order entry, eligibility criteria, and Action List rating activity
  • Responsible for processing standard and more complex asset set up and ownership activities across equity and fixed income assets.
    • Independently researches information about new asset set up requests by leveraging information from Bloomberg, term sheets and/or prospectus.
    • Conducts asset reviews and administers standard and complex ownership limits within investment systems, and interprets Legal guidance on regulatory limits.
    • Supports pre-trade and analytics activity for multiple asset classes, working with Trading and Compliance.
    • Supports the maintenance and audit of asset characteristics, ethical screens and asset limits in asset and compliance systems.
  • Work with other business partners to answer inquiries.
    • Works with Core Operations on processing questions and procedures.
    • Liaises with custodian banks and issuing companies to support the gathering of information.
    • Prepares responses and analyses to standard ad hoc requests for various parties (e.g. Legal, Compliance and Operational Risk (COR), Senior leaders).
  • Strengthen relationships and trust with the Investment Group and Trading by anticipating needs and offering solutions.
  • Utilizes experience to answer difficult inquiries from the Investment Groups and Trading.
  • Participates in projects and team or department initiatives.
    • Collaborates with management/senior to establish project plan.
    • Identifies and assesses impact, and communicates updates to managers and stakeholders.
  • Actively shares ideas when participating in the development and enhancement of policies, procedures and controls to mitigate risk and improve efficiency.
  • Participates in the training of other associates. May serve as technical resource to team and other departments. Displays a thorough technical knowledge of core applications and systems.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.

 

Business & technical skills:

 

  • Demonstrates ability to be self-driven to understand how and why things work, the financial industry and/or the connections between processes and technology.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of Asset and Corporate Actions functions, and interconnections with other GIC teams' policies, procedures and systems and ability to apply them to work assignments.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of the functionalities and operational intersections of Global Investment Control and Capital Group.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of the securities and investment business and Capital’s investment process and ability to apply to work assignments.
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates, senior business leaders and the Investment Group.

 

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“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 

 

At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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