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Ops Professional MKTS - Corporate Actions

Dublin, , Ireland

Job Description:

Job Title: Ops Professional MKTS – Corporate Actions

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: Dublin

Role Description:

An exciting opportunity has become available within the EMEA Asset Services department. The department is responsible for the management of Voluntary and Mandatory Corporate Action events within EMEA markets. Dublin Asset Services is a globally aligned function reporting to the Global Head of Asset Services. The department works closely with colleagues in London, US and Asia Asset Services. Asset Services play an important role in the life cycle of a trade and they work closely with other Operational teams and external parties to ensure risk on corporate actions is managed effectively.

This role offers direct interactions with a variety of different lines of business (including Prime Broker, Equity Trading, Swaps, Stock Loan and Custody) and as such the ability to build and retain good relationships with these stakeholders is important. The role calls for an enthusiastic, attention to detail drive analytical thinker who has strong leadership skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong, influential communicator.
  • Analytical thinker who has the ability to solve problems.
  • Ability to proactively escalate issues and manage risk.
  • Understand & correctly interpret information on corporate action events received from various data sources.
  • Lead diverse teams.
  • Ensure that team reconciliation of position and accurately process events is completed on the key processing date.
  • Coach and mentor more junior team members.
  • Provide feedback for associate evaluations.
  • Monitor incoming queries to ensure they are answered accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Build and retain good relationships with all key stake holders.
  • Identify operational improvements and drive change to implement changes as agreed with management.
  • Timely reconciliations and escalation of risk where necessary.
  • Maintain risk within the levels set by the management team.
  • Liaising with and resolving asset servicing related queries for clients, internal and external.
  • Key Asset Services contact for initiatives/projects.
  • Timely management of positions and recovery of funds claimed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch from external counterparties and monitoring of outstanding balances.

Core Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal.
  • High level of client service skills.
  • Displays a high attention to detail and demonstrates ability to meet deadlines.
  •  Ability to multi-task.
  • Can lead diverse teams.
  • Self-motivated & ability to motivate others.
  • Great problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong PC skills.
  •  A flexible approach to work and the needs of the department.
  • Knowledge of Banking / Financial services industry.
  • Product exposure, Asset Services or Settlements experience beneficial. A track record of supporting product and delivering operational support for a top tier financial institution.

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Ops Professional MKTS – Corporate Actions

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: Dublin

Role Description:

An exciting opportunity has become available within the EMEA Asset Services department. The department is responsible for the management of Voluntary and Mandatory Corporate Action events within EMEA markets. Dublin Asset Services is a globally aligned function reporting to the Global Head of Asset Services. The department works closely with colleagues in London, US and Asia Asset Services. Asset Services play an important role in the life cycle of a trade and they work closely with other Operational teams and external parties to ensure risk on corporate actions is managed effectively.

This role offers direct interactions with a variety of different lines of business (including Prime Broker, Equity Trading, Swaps, Stock Loan and Custody) and as such the ability to build and retain good relationships with these stakeholders is important. The role calls for an enthusiastic, attention to detail drive analytical thinker who has strong leadership skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong, influential communicator.
  • Analytical thinker who has the ability to solve problems.
  • Ability to proactively escalate issues and manage risk.
  • Understand & correctly interpret information on corporate action events received from various data sources.
  • Lead diverse teams.
  • Ensure that team reconciliation of position and accurately process events is completed on the key processing date.
  • Coach and mentor more junior team members.
  • Provide feedback for associate evaluations.
  • Monitor incoming queries to ensure they are answered accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Build and retain good relationships with all key stake holders.
  • Identify operational improvements and drive change to implement changes as agreed with management.
  • Timely reconciliations and escalation of risk where necessary.
  • Maintain risk within the levels set by the management team.
  • Liaising with and resolving asset servicing related queries for clients, internal and external.
  • Key Asset Services contact for initiatives/projects.
  • Timely management of positions and recovery of funds claimed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch from external counterparties and monitoring of outstanding balances.

Core Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal.
  • High level of client service skills.
  • Displays a high attention to detail and demonstrates ability to meet deadlines.
  •  Ability to multi-task.
  • Can lead diverse teams.
  • Self-motivated & ability to motivate others.
  • Great problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong PC skills.
  •  A flexible approach to work and the needs of the department.
  • Knowledge of Banking / Financial services industry.
  • Product exposure, Asset Services or Settlements experience beneficial. A track record of supporting product and delivering operational support for a top tier financial institution.

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21070244

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Ashleigh Burke

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
CENTRAL PARK, Dublin, 18