transaction management specialist, Toronto

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toronto, ontario
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Are you a finance professional with previous experience in an investment operations environment? Have you been responsible for the processing investment 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. In this role you will work full time hours on a 12 month assignment and earn a rate of $20.50 per hour. As a Transaction Management Specialist you will be responsible for:

• 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 investment and 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.
• Input investment and trade data related to complicated investments from multiple investment offices into the systems as requested by our International Managers.
• Determine accuracy on trades when they don’t agree with the in-house accounting system, using different accrual methods.
• Review and monitor various data elements for control and integrity to the core securities data and information.
• Update multiple financial and reporting related fields on trade and investment records 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

* Working Hours: 10:00am - 6:00pm with potential overtime and work on Canadian holidays as required *

• Gain experience working for an industry leading Canadian organization
• Work full time hours on a 12 month assignment
• Earn a rate of $20.50 per hour
• Downtown Toronto, ON location

Workers placed through Randstad are eligible for preferred rates on health, dental, and life insurance. This Value-add program will provide a wide range of options to suit your needs.

• 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


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