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Operations Professional - Asset Services

Singapore, , Singapore

Job Description:

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:

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.

Position Description

The APAC Asset Services department are responsible Corporate Actions events relating to Equity and Fixed Income products. The position is to be Specialist in Asset Services Control and Election Management where he/she will have the exposure to deal with Traders, Stock Loan counterparties and Clients day to day for managing various tasks such as Corporate Actions Election management, handling Client queries and breaks solution. The new hire will be exposed to both internal and external auditors and global teams to support wide range of risk, control and oversight function within the department.

This role requires an individual who has aptitude for problem solving, attention to detail, a risk and control awareness, taking lead in decision making and building good working relationship with various internal and external stakeholders.


  • To manages instruction for Corporate Action events in an accurate, timely and consistent manner, in accordance with departmental procedures and to the agreed service level

  •  Ensure highly robust control over all daily tasks

  • Managing internal and external stakeholders on Corporate Action issues

  • Adherence to documented procedures, control guidelines and compliance framework

  • Accountable for reconciliation breaks in accounts on a daily basis and ensure timely clearance

  • Ensuring that all queries are attended to and investigated promptly

  • Supporting change by assisting in devising and implementing improved processes

  • To support control framework (Audits, System Access Controls, Procedure Controls, Record Retention, Client Asset Control, New Employee on boarding, supporting Operational Risk & Control initiatives, Business Continuity Plan, Global Reconciliation Governance approvals)

  • Develop internal quality control routines for Asset Services

  • Management Reporting

  • Raising issues of risk where necessary


  • Tertiary education with a good academic track record

  • 5 years or more of experience in Corporate Actions

  • Strong knowledge of Corporate/Investment Banking within the Prime Brokerage space is preferred

  • Ability to prioritize heavy workloads and work efficiently in dynamic environment to meet deadlines

  • An independent and proactive worker with strong communication skills

  • Driven and self-motivated individual

  • Ability to work well under pressure and flexible to adjust to changing priorities

  • Exposure to Data analysis, Audit, Risk and control function

  • A flexible approach to work

  • Strategic Thinker

  • Good organizational skills

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