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Corporate Actions Administrator

Toronto, ON
Corporate Actions Administrator 
Toronto – Job # 3961


Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (the “Company”) is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets. 

Since its establishment in 1950, the Company has been driven by an unwavering commitment to building lasting client relationships. We achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional and corporate clients through comprehensive investment solutions, brokerage services and investment banking services.

The Company has Wealth Management offices located in Canada, the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Australia.  Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in North America, UK & Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.  

Our Canadian operation, Canaccord Genuity Corp., is currently looking for an Administrator to join our Corporate Actions team on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and manage a complex workload as well as be able to work overtime as required. 

  • Timely collection and accurate interpretation of Corporate Action Event information from Depositories, Foreign Custodians and other sources; 
  • Processing voluntary and mandatory Corporate Actions against client, inventory and security lending accounts in accordance with department procedure;  
  • Understand the purpose, risk and exposure around positions and event processing;
  • Create spreadsheets, business correspondence and other various documents to assist with Corporate Action processes;
  • Perform timely break management of allocated breaks and reconciliation of internal accounts; 
  • Liaise with issuers, transfer agents, depositories, and market counterparties;
  • Responsive to inquiries;
  • Contact issuers on outstanding entitlements (stock/cash) not received, resulting from Corporate Action Events.

Skills & Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years of administrative experience;
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail; 
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines is essential;
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently and within a team (team player perspective is key); 
  • Hard-working, positive, dedicated and prepared to work overtime when necessary;  
  • Strong level of MS Outlook, Word and Excel required;
  • Familiarity with Dataphile, CDS and DTC is an asset.

Canaccord Genuity Corp. welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection cycle.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter including salary expectations. All applications will be held in strict confidence. 

Upon offer, candidates are required to show proof of citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada with no restrictions.

We wish to thank all candidates for their interest but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

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