Corporate Action Specialist (Financial Firm) – Cape Town

The Corporate Actions Specialist sits within Operations department and reports directly to the Corporate Actions Manager

This role also works closely with the Settlements (Securities & Non-Cash) and Banking & Cash Settlements teams

This role handles correct and effective local and international corporate action and event management and reduce risk of erroneous capturing and processing

Key Performance Areas will include but not limited to:

  • Processing all local and international corporate actions on all securities
  • Monthly DWT submissions to SARS (local) / IRS (US)
  • Managing all proxy requirements
  • Managing all elections
  • Improving automated corporate action processing
  • Transfer Secretarial Services
  • Ensuring daily SOH submitted timeously each day to Strate
  • Responsible for all monthly reporting requirements
  • Instrument management


Job-Related Skills & Education

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Tertiary education preferable
  • 3+ years’ experience in a Corporate Actions related role
  • Proficient in MS Office with proficiency in MS Excel
  • Knowledge of Strate, JSE events and international markets in respect of corporate events
  • Core Technical Skills
  • Must be proficient in gathering and analysing business requirements and data while applying problem solving techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Customer service
  • Lateral thinking
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Informed decision making
  • Results orientated
  • Financial acumen


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Please allow two to three days for contact

Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful

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