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Corporate Actions Analyst

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

IT
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Business Unit:

Global Operations

Reporting To:

Associate Director

Shift:

US/Seattle (8:30 pm - 5:30 am IST) (India)

About Russell Investments, Mumbai:

Russell Investments is a leading outsourced financial partner and global investment solutions firm providing a wide range of investment capabilities to institutional investors, financial intermediaries, and individual investors around the world. Building on an 87-year legacy of continuous innovation to deliver exceptional value to clients, Russell Investments works every day to improve the financial security of its clients. The firm is the world’s sixth-largest investment adviser, with $1 trillion in assets under advisement (as of June 30, 2022) and $288.3 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2023) for clients in 30 countries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Russell Investments has offices around the world, including London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai – and has opened a new office in Mumbai, India in June 2023.

Joining the new Mumbai office is an incredible opportunity to work closely with global stakeholders to support the technology and infrastructure that drives the investment and trading processes of a globally recognized asset management firm. Be one of the first to join this new team based out of Goregaon (East) in Mumbai and be a part of creating the foundation and culture for the firm’s growing operations in India. The Mumbai office operates 5-days a week from Monday to Friday with varying shifts to accommodate time zones around the world.

For more information, please visit https://www.russellinvestments.com.


Job Description:

As a Corporate Actions Analyst, you will provide support and services for both internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes and at all times represent Global Operations to the highest standard.

The Corporate Actions team supports the holistic management of Corporate Actions across Russell Investments including fund and client portfolios.

This position will primarily focus on supporting the operations team in their corporate action’s responsibilities. This includes coordination with our internal portfolio management team as well as internal departments at Russell Investments. Additional responsibilities include the driving change through workflow and tech upgrades as well as manipulate data and presenting analytics to better enable our corporate action process.

Years of Experience

At least 3-5 years previous experience in the financial services industry, preferably in an operations capacity within an asset management firm

Qualifications

  • Ability to function successfully in ambiguous conditions

  • Organized, analytical, detail-oriented, and precise with numbers, with a solid understanding of the securities/fund industry as well as investment concepts and strategies

  • Strong computer skills, including advanced proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to adapt quickly and readily to change and embrace new opportunities

  • Intellectual curiosity to perform a “deep-dive” into new subject material

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing day to day corporate action operations between internal/external stakeholders.

  • Ensure Day-to-day corporate action operational responsibilities are managed, coordinated, and delivered to the core business clients.

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate, and resolve operational risk

  • Maintains detailed documentation and inventory of all processes

  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive company data without exception

  • Evaluating and improving existing operational processes and maintaining up-to-date procedures to reduce risk, increase efficiency, and support regulatory requirements and business initiatives.

  • Working with internal portfolio managers, analysts, and traders to ensure corporate action processing is correct.

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by our organizations Code of Conduct

Candidate Requirements

  • Strong computer skills, including advanced proficiency with Excel

  • Prior experience with Bloomberg AIM or Charles River

  • Prior experience with trading and portfolio management team.

Core Values

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of management

  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to shifting priorities and meet frequent deadlines,

  • Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong judgment and decision-making capability.

  • Highly resourceful and collaborative team-player, with the ability to also be independently effective and exude initiative and a sense of urgency.

  • Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.

  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, has a desire for continuous learning, and proposes solutions.

  • Ability to act with discretion and maintain complete confidentiality.

  • Dedicated to the firm’s values of non-negotiable integrity, valuing our people, exceeding client expectations, and embracing intellectual curiosity and rigor.