P2 – Operations Officer – Toronto 46337


Do you have excellent interpersonal and analytical skills? Are you looking to gain experience within a top 5 bank? Do you have excellent back office skills? If so, this would be a great opportunity for you!

Our client, a top 5 bank, is looking for an Operations Officer for a 6 month contract in Toronto. This is hybrid role. There is a high chance this contract will extend and convert to a permanent opportunity.
Pay rate: $24.74/hr
Working hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5PM
Overtime is required, occasionally

• Opportunity to start a career within the bank
• Potential for contract extension or conversion to full time
• Earn a competitive rate within the industry
• Hybrid role
• Long term contract

As an Operations Officer, your duties will be:
• Being responsible for a variety of key operational processes in Fixed Income Asset Servicing team within company Securities.
• Participating fully as a member of the team and contribute to a positive work environment.
• Being responsible for correct and timely processing of corporate action transactions, tax reporting and other functions.
• Acting as a direct contact and problem solver for clients and business partners.
• Developing understanding of the Fixed Income Domestic and international market
• Receiving all corporate action notifications from custody network, examine and investigate further to ensure accurate and timely entry into corporate action dashboard
• Ensuring corporate actions are accurately processed including asset set-up, tax implications and book value adjustments
• Monitoring coupon record changes and reconcile income received to custodian records
• Processing mandatory and voluntary Corporate Actions
• Ensuring all affected clients and stakeholders are notified on a timely basis
• Arising from settlement discrepancies
• Resulting from feed issues that create exceptions
• Developing and maintaining working relationships with internal and external partners for the purposes of delivering optimal customer service
• Identifying, recommending and assist in implementing processes/controls/productivity improvements
• Initiating and/or participating in projects –identify test cases, communicate project status and execution of test cases to ensure project objectives are met in a timely manner.
• Assisting in analysis, development, testing and implementation of operating and process improvements
• Ensuring written procedures of new/current process are captured and updated routinely.
• Executing on ad-hoc non-routine requests
• Ensuring all escalation policies are observed under the company policy
• Providing a high level of service in assisting process partners to identify, locate and resolve differences.

• Advance knowledge of MS suite of software applications and VBA
• Ability to manage responsibilities through exceptional organizational, time management, interpersonal and analytical skills
• Communication is key – a lot of stake holder management (traders/desk analyst)
• Capital Markets Basic Knowledge

Nice to have:
• Capital Markets operation experience – 1 year experience
• Sound knowledge of Fixed Income market settlements & Asset servicing
• Experience in handling Fixed Income corporate actions and coupons
• Understanding of Bloomberg, Reuters and other market data products
• Settlements and Clearing Experience

Interested in the Operations Officer role in Toronto? Apply online today!
Candidates moving towards the next step of the recruitment process will be contacted.

Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada’s workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

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