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Operations Specialist (Corporate Actions)

Job ID: BH478641

Category: Corporate Actions, Operations, Accounting and Finance

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Operations Specialist
6-month contract

Location: Jersey City, NJ (hybrid)

Hours: M-F; 8hrs/day – 40hrs/wk
Industry: Financial Services/Banking
Interview Process: Video Call or Phone Screen (1 round)

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent job-related experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

Job Description/Summary:

Operations Specialist


  • Performing specialized operational securities processing activities in support of the firm’s business lines. This would include activities such as: notification announcement input, instruction receipt and authentication, instruction entry, processing and recording, reporting and acknowledgement, and reconciliation
  • Primary focus is on daily deliverables and execution of defined procedures and analysis while gaining and understanding the “big picture” and how their work impacts the firm (work is reviewed by more senior personnel)
  • Scrubbing Announcements from Market Data Vendors, Company Information, and Depositories and Agents• Input information into Corporate Action platform for Income and Mandatory Actions
  • Identify complex events and communicate to team members
  • Processing of Class Action suits
  • Process client instructions through manual entry into the Corporate Actions platform
  • Process agent confirmations through the Corporate Actions platform for communication to clients
  • Written and verbal communication of uninstructed positions to clients on a daily basis
  • Processing of client account profile requests for Corporate Actions
  • Manual entry of payments into the Corporate Actions platform
  • Balancing and reconciling of positions related to corporate action activity
  • Reconciliation of receivables and payables to ensure accurate client cash projections
  • Communication of uninstructed positions via phone call to clients
  • Communicate as part of a team to ensure superior client service
  • Participate in client presentations or calls
  • Identify problem items
  • Communicate professionally and constructively to effectively resolve issues in a timely and efficient manner


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated PC skills
  • Ability to identify, escalate and resolve a problem
  • Ability to communicate professionally through effective verbal and written skills
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively
  • Organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to process transactions timely and accurately
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Jersey City, New Jersey