Corporate Actions Analyst

Ruffer LLP
London, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
02 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Do you have knowledge of full lifecycle processing of global Corporate Action, Dividend and Proxy Voting?

We are looking for approx. 2 years experience in Corporate Actions, mainly equities, and Dividend processing to join the Ruffer operations team.

Experience Required

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' experience from a Custody or Asset / Investment / Wealth Management background. Their experience would prove them to be a hands-on Analyst with a strong understanding of global Corporate Actions, Proxy Voting and Dividends (experience of Payments would also be beneficial but not essential).

The Role

As directed by the team management and reporting into the team Supervisor, the Client Entitlement Analyst holds day-to-day responsibility for Corporate Actions, Dividends, Proxy Voting and Payment processing within Ruffer.

Key Responsibilities
  • Corporate Actions

Identifying all voluntary and mandatory Corporate Actions; instructing various Custodians. Ensuring that all Corporate Actions are logged, communicated to the relevant Fund Managers, and responded to within the deadlines for each event.Ensuring that internal and safe custody records are accurately updated, investigating, and resolving any breaks in good time.
  • Proxy Voting

Identifying all company meetings captured by Ruffer's voting policy, ensuring that all meetings are logged, raised to the relevant stock owner, responses are accurately reconciled and instructed within the deadlines.
  • Dividends & Interest Payments

Processing all Dividends due according to information received from Custodians and data providers
  • Client Payments

Ensuring that all client requests for payments both UK and foreign are actioned, making sure that they are paid in good time and in accordance with Ruffer's controls and procedures.

Other responsibilities
  • Maintaining procedures for all job-related areas and checklist completion for designated tasks.
  • Ongoing development of the role and its associated process to provide an enhanced control whilst streamlining tasks
  • Assisting with production of departmental management statistics.
  • Demonstrating high standards of diligence and accuracy at all times
  • Absolute focus on client service

About Us

Ruffer has over £26 billion under management and just over 360 members of staff. It manages investments on a discretionary basis for individuals, trusts, charities, companies and pensions as well as collective investment schemes. The majority of staff are based in London, with small client facing offices in Edinburgh and Paris. Ruffer is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Diversity& Inclusion

Ruffer strives for a diverse and inclusive workplace where our staff respect and understand individual differences. To create a truly inclusive culture, we aim to recruit, develop, and retain diverse talent and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation
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