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IHS Markit's Corporate Actions service is a best-in-class centralized source of validated corporate action announcements for nearly two million equities, fixed income, and structured finance securities across global markets. MCA services customers as a single source that streamlines operations for the collection, validation and dissemination of corporate actions.
The Markit Corporate Actions Product Services Team has an established presence in London, New York, India, Dallas, and Singapore. This team is responsible for corporate actions validation operations, customer support and new client onboarding, vendor management, quality control, and strategic support for new product initiatives.
The validation operations team monitors domestic and international corporate actions announcements from the point of notice of inception and conducts a stringent cleansing process.
The successful candidate ensures that the state of each corporate action announcement record clearly defines the terms of the corporate action in order for customers to pass notification on to their clients to conduct investment decisions and to allocate entitlements resulting from the corporate action.
The ideal candidate will be eager to learn and partake in a new initiative, collaborating in close partnership with colleagues across the globe.
Duties & Responsibilities
Review corporate action announcements and conduct research to obtain details required to validate and complete announcements for publication of composite records to customers
Utilize various research sources (prospectuses, information circulars, exchange bulletins), including internet search engines and websites to successfully validate the corporate action
Interface with Domestic and Foreign Paying/Transfer/Information Agents, Vendors, Custodians, Banks, Exchange Officials, and with high ranking Issuer Officers (CFO, CEO), including Legal Counsel to obtain corporate action specifics
Review daily exception reports; research and resolve exceptions
Interface with external customers via emails and phone calls to address their questions on data integrity, service procedure and market practices.
Collaborate with local and global teams to improve procedures and identify and implement opportunities to realize efficiencies and improve quality for a better downstream product
Contribute to user acceptance testing and special projects in partnership with Product Services teammates in other locations and with local technology counterparts
Contribute to quality assurance testing and special projects in partnership with Product Services teammates in other locations and with local technology counterparts
Understand Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and their impact on revenue and operations
Education and Experience
Graduate degree/ Post Graduate or equivalent, preferably in Finance, Economics or Business
Japanese fluency, JLPT 1 or equivalent, is required to conduct research and support customers.
Knowledge of equities and fixed income markets
Experience working with equities and fixed income markets preferred; knowledge of corporate actions a plus
Strong research and data mining skills required
Working Experience of Excel, SQL and VBA preferred
Knowledge of ISO/Swift feeds a plus
Experience in client service or partnering with technology counterparts a plus
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