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Vice President, Manager - APAC Custody Corporate Actions

Singapore, Singapore

Job Description:

About Bank of America

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the world

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Job Description:

The Corporate Actions Custody team in Singapore is a part of a Global team with responsibilities across Equities securities in market such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and Japan. We are seeking an experienced Leader that have a passion to develop talents to support the needs of our clients and the organization.
Can you cope with the pressure of multi-tasking and meticulous with details? Do you care about the development of your staff? Do you think outside of the box for innovative solution to problem and question the current status quo? Do you have a positive can do attitude?


Your responsibilities includes:

  • Lead a team of SMEs to support the APAC Custody Asset Services function that includes dividends processing, voluntary/mandatory election events, proxies and more.
  • Ensure Corporate Actions (CA) postings and instructions are processed accurately and timely.
  • Handle queries from our internal and external clients across CA events and liaise with counterparty brokers, custodians, exchanges and tax teams to identify a solution.
  • Reconciliation and breaks management include Cash and Stock Breaks.
  • Manage short deadline events due to late market announcement.
  • Lead local and global projects from regulatory changes, system upgrades etc.
  • Performance appraisals and Talent grooming.


You should have:

  • 3-5 years of experience within Corporate Actions preferably in markets such as Australia, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong.
  • Experienced in leading a team and do all aspect of people management.
  • Reconciliation and analytical skills with an aptitude for problem solving.
  • Ability to priorities heavy workloads and work efficiently in dynamic environment to meet deadlines.
  • Strong PC skills, particularly Excel, Power point.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strategic Thinker.
  • Good organizational skills.

Other Qualifications:

You are:

  • Totally focus on team goals and achievements.
  • Flexible with your approach to work and adaptable to changes.
  • Highly motivated, self-directed and driven.
  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions.
  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward.
  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner.
  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.
  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base.
  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.

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Our office is near favourite Seah Im Food Centre and a short hop to Sentosa—a popular island resort and home of the Merlion, Singapore’s guardian of prosperity.

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Street Address

Primary Location:
2 HARBOURFRONT PLACE, #02-01, Singapore, 098499