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Transaction Management Specialist

Randstad

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted August 23, 2020.

Are you an finance professional with 3-5 years of experience in an investment operations environment? Have you been responsible for the processing investment reconciliations transactions for a large organization? Would you jump for an opportunity to work with one of Canada’s leading employers? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you.

We are currently looking for a Transaction Management Specialist, to support our client, a leading Insurance and Financial Services firm, in their downtown Toronto office (though working remotely until further notice). In this role you will work full time hours on a 12 month assignment and earn a rate of up to $25 per hour (based on qualifications). Reporting to the Manager, Transaction Management, you will be responsible for the timely and accurate processing of the North American and International securities investments, trades and corporate actions.

Responsibilities:
• Currently training contract staff for BAU processes in preparation for the GO-GA UAT and Parallel testing
• Timely and accurate posting of multiple type of transactions in our investment system for both public and private securities e.g trades, corporate actions, etc.
• Review trade data received for input from multiple sources; raise any questions and investigate when data for input does not look correct.
• Conduct analysis, investigate possible error and make corrections to investments and trade data that have already been input within documented guidelines.
• Review forecasted cash flows that have been brought to the transaction management area from the reconciliation area as they do not reconcile to the bank.
• Determine accuracy on trades when they don’t agree with the in-house accounting system, using different accrual methods.
• Update multiple financial and reporting related fields on trade as advised.
• Identify areas of opportunity through analysis and develop recommendations for improvement.
• Ensure that senders of electronic document instructions are from the approved signature list.
• Provide assistance to other team members and management team when required.
• Participate in inter-department cross training to ensure continuity of service.
• Adhere to established SOX documentation and controls.
• Assist with Internal and External Audits.
• Work within existing procedures and processes ensuring clear and concise documentation is created and maintained
• Additional duties, as assigned
• Work hours are from 10:00am to 6:00pm with overtime and holidays as required

Advantages
• Gain experience working for a leading Canadian insurance firm
• Work full time hours beginning ASAP and running 12 months
• Earn a pay rate of up to $25 per hour (based on qualifications)
• Downtown Toronto, ON location (WFH until further notice)

Qualifications
• Post secondary education or minimum 2-3 years equivalent work experience in a securities operations environment, including securities data input
• Canadian Securities Course an asset.
• Excellent knowledge and current understanding of securities instruments
• Excellent understanding of foreign corporate action
• Good understanding of settlements, foreign exchange and banking processes
• Basic Bloomberg knowledge/experience
• Intermediate MS Office especially MS Excel skills
• Knowledge of current and new technology to support front, middle and back office asset management requirements is an asset
• Strong conceptual skills, diagnostic, analytical and problem solving skills and ability to exercise flexibility and judgment.
• Demonstrated initiative and good team player
• Fast learner with strong attention to detail
• Proven ability to work in a deadline oriented environment
• Ability to follow process and adhere to guidelines

Tyrone,
Anna

Phone Number:
416.861.9888
Fax Number:
416.861.8727

Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.