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Position :
Head Corporate Actions Funds
Office :
Geneva
Start date :

Working hours :
100%
Field :
GSS - Corporate Actions
 

Group Shared Services - GSS

The Bank’s entire operations are managed by GSS and are headed up by the Chief Operating Officer. It strives to provide both in-house and external clients with a first-rate service to ensure our business operates efficiently and at the best possible cost. The GSS division comprises Operations, Finance, Information Management, Human Resources and Logistics. GSS employees are committed to providing, with professionalism and enthusiasm, an efficient, proactive, high-quality service that meets the needs of clients within the context of the Bank’s overall strategy.

Mission:

Support and be able to treat all processing covering the management of activities relating to Corporate Actions changes which will affect all kind of assets as mutual funds, Private Equities and Hedge Funds.

Challenges:

Manage and oversee a team processing in light of the funds activities. Be responsible to lead, mentor staff and provide oversight to ensure events are processed timely and accurately.

Main Responsabilities:

Management responsabilities:

Present strategic opportunities to mitigate risk

Ensure department procedures are adhered to, review and maintain client task list and related SLA's

Communicate effectively and efficiently across departments, with staff, with senior management

Lead staff meetings, participate on project management and industry events

Ensure daily follow up in respect of pending issues and take appropriate measures for resolution

Daily business responsabilities:

Crossed analysis of the received information: custodian’s swifts, agent prospectus, Contract notes and financial providers such as: Bloomberg, Telekurs

Perform control of reconciliation of holdings, entitlements determination, pending positions management

Control Corporate Actions notifications for Relationship Managers and Clients

Control of instructions received from external parties

Control transmission of the deposits to our correspondents/Transfer Agents/Administrators and control of their safe delivery and acceptance

Control bookings on the Corporate Actions proceeds in cash and/or in kind

Follow-up of the topics and issues over the lifecycle of the Corporate Action Funds

Good understanding of the risks inherent in the corporate actions environment and demonstrate good discipline around control and escalation.

Specific Competencies  and other Skills/Abilities:

Banking CFC /University degree appreciated

At least 3-years' experience in a similar position

Good written & oral communication skills

Fluent in English and French. German/Italian appreciated

Computer literate – MS Office;

Strong analytical skills and organized

Attention to detail and accuracy

Consistently comply with internal & external regulations

Personal Skills:

Think in "Problem-Action-Results" terms
Be proactive and driven
Show strong client service ethic
Maintain quality standards despite schedule pressures
Highly organized, manage tight deadlines within a high risk environment, ability to work under pressure
Strong analytical skills with an ability to identify problems and propose solutions.
Express opinions and criticism in a constructive way
Be a continuous learner
Adaptability, self-motivation and team work
Build lasting client relationships

 

Swiss residence: optional

Recruiting Agencies are not required for this role

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