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Guggenheim Services, LLC Corporate Actions Associate in Chicago, Illinois

Guggenheim Partners is seeking an exceptional Associate to join its Corporate Actions team. Reporting to the Vice President of Corporate Actions, this person will join a highly collaborative team responsible for ensuring that mandatory and voluntary Corporate Action Events, as well as Proxy Votes, are processed on a timely and accurate basis. Additionally, this person will assist management with drafting processes and procedures.

The Corporate Actions Associate role presents an opportunity to develop a deep understanding of securities structures, financial instruments, and exposure to Legal, Compliance, Operations and the Front Office. In addition, you will be encouraged to improve existing processes and contribute to impactful projects.

The position is located in Chicago.

  • Manage the receipt and review of all corporate action notifications

  • Ensure that appropriate documentation is provided to the front office for decisions

  • Work with Portfolio Managers to ensure instructions are received in a timely manner

  • Work with Custodian Banks to ensure all our decisions have been received and acted on

  • Process events within the appropriate systems

  • Confirm action completed in system matches custodian’s record of events

  • File related documentation for each resolved corporate action

  • Work with Custodian Banks, Portfolio Managers and ISS, our third party vendor, to ensure all appropriate account’s votes are cast in accordance with our Proxy Voting Guidelines

  • Corporate Actions exposure/experience

  • Knowledge of the investment management industry a plus

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

  • Team oriented individual with ability to work well with diverse groups

  • Organized, detail oriented and extremely thorough while having the confidence and communication skills to ensure work processes are completed accurately and appropriately

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to take initiative and critically analyze processes and procedures in a push toward constant improvement

  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office products required with a particular emphasis on Excel and Access.

  • Experience in Bloomberg, Blackrock Aladdin and PAM Accounting System a plus

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2+ years of experience in Financial Services

Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with three primary businesses: investment management, investment banking, and insurance services. We have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions, with professionals based in offices around the world. Our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity. You can learn more about our expertise and values by visiting GuggenheimPartners.com and following us on Twitter at twitter.com/guggenheimptnrs.

To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Requisition ID: 2021-1890

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