Corporate Actions and Income Specialist
Company overview
Based in Toronto, Fidelity Clearing Canada provides execution, clearing, custody and back-office support
services to Canadian-based brokerage firms and the Canadian brokerage arms of U.S.-based firms. The
business is part of Fidelity’s U.S.-based clearing organization, National Financial, which serves nearly
300 broker-dealers representing over $451 billion in assets under administration (as of July 31, 2013). For
more information about Fidelity Clearing Canada, please visit https://clearingcanada.fidelity.com/.
Business overview
The Corporate Actions department covers Reorg, Dividends and Interest, GICs and Proxy. Corporate
Actions is also known as Entitlements or Asset Servicing. Reorg is responsible for ensuring all corporate
action events are balanced and processed to client accounts accurately and on a timely basis, as well as
handling any IB inquiries. GIC’s maturities and GIC early redemptions are processed on behalf of clients
for their brokerage accounts. Proxy covers general questions regarding electronic and physical
distribution of Proxy material for private companies.
Position Description
Reporting to the Director, Operations this role involves servicing clients and processing. The processing
includes dividends/interest and reorg. The role sits between the two departments (Dividends/Reorg) and
will move back and forth as required.
Key Accountabilities:
Ensure accurate preparation and processing of Corporate Actions transactions
Process complex/high risk transactions that require many touch points in multiple systems
Research and adjust any discrepancies.
Service Clients as a direct point of contact
Education, Experience and Licenses
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7 or more years of experience in securities/brokerage industry, including a minimum of 5 years in
Corporate Actions
Extensive knowledge of financial transaction processing, settlements and corporate
actions/income concepts and techniques and reconciliation methodology and standards
Knowledge and experience with Dataphile is an asset
Completion or enrolment in Canadian Securities Course (CSC) or the Investment Funds Institute
of Canada (IFIC) course advantageous
Minimum of 2 year post-secondary program completed
Skills and Knowledge
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Sound and proven customer service skills
Expertise in accuracy and attention to detail
Strong analytical thinking
Flexible and adaptable
Able to manage multiple priorities
Extensive experience in problem resolution
Interested applicants are required to apply on-line at: www.fidelity.ca/careers Corporate Actions and Income
Specialist
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