BANKING

CORPORATE ACTIONS, COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT, LENDING AND BORROWING, CLIENT SERVICE

BNP PARIBAS

March 2021 – Present

Consultant Corporate Actions – hired by Nexeo

– Processing and daily monitoring of Corporate Action events (Elective and Mandatory events) in the internal system application within specified timeframe, on different markets.
– Report activity via accurate Reporting and Dashboards.
– Communication with custodians and eventually fund managers.
– Follow-up of cash and position variances with reconciliation team, cash breaks and asset breaks.
– Contribute to a continuous improvement of processes.
– Review and improve written procedures.
– Raise reoccurring errors to team leader and proactively look for improvements.
– Set-up Proxy Voting documentation.

EUROCLEAR

January 2020 – February 2021
Brussels Area, Belgium

Analyst Settlement Lending and Borrowing:

Tasks:

  • handling the whole lending and borrowing process: corporate actions, recalls, buy-ins, KPIs, income, options of exclusions and inclusion
  • helping new comers with knowledge on how to handle clients’ queries, and prioritizing the BAU
  • client service: asking clients’ queries and phones, in addition to the whole lending and borrowing process
  • working with the team in Krakow, Poland
  • projects: writing procedures related to Corporate Actions, and already incorporate new information and knowledge on the Corporate Actions process on Lending and Borrowing on the Euroclear website
  • part of Euroclear Joy project, a project were together with other colleagues we volunteer to create more internal opportunities of networking and events for employees

BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON

  1. Corporate Actions Analyst Portofolio Services EMEA

June 2017 – January 2020
Brussels Area, Belgium

Analyst Euromarkets Processing February 2019- December 2019 ( January 2020)

Analyst Euromarkets Event Creation June 2017 – February 2019

Tasks:

  • End year evaluation score: Exceeding expectations and Gratification received
  • Knowledge of more than 30 mandatory and elective corporate actions events and different markets and different securities: Euroclear, ClearStream, Spanish, French
  • Dealing with both creation and processing of events
  • Writing procedures on the Spanish Market and giving trainings to Event Creation teams
  • Stress resistance and overtime performance
  • Projects: part of the Brussels Talent Program and mediator of internal events with board members (100 people audience)
  • Worked on multiple systems to perform corporate action processing, including creating and scrubbing announcements, sending client instructions to third parties, and, posting online cash and security transactions.

Job description:

Analyse, challenge and transmit information from various sources on corporate events to our clients.
Reconcile the client’s holdings as reflected in our books and records with those of the sub- or third party custodian
Process client responses on corporate events upon having checked the validity of the response.
Manage the deadlines by monitoring uninstructed balances. Instruct the sub-custodian, third-party custodian or lending broker and follow-up on the instructions with different parties
Reflect the corporate event in the portfolio of the client through the posting of cash and/or security transactions.

  1. Global Collateral Management & Segregation – Client Service Team

April 2017 – June 2017
Brussels Area, Belgium

Tasks:

  • Servicing of client inquiries, monitoring and administration of client service issues, preparing reporting and other activities including specialized client reporting, assist in client specific projects across multi-disciplines within BNYM
  • Client service associate for Institutional clients in regards to their Derivative margin management and Tri party business
  • Assisting with KYC and tax related issues
  • Assisting the On-Boarding team with outstanding requirements for account set ups
  • Business retention and business referrals to the Relationship management team
  • Account setup and customer support for compliance in projects for tax regulations
  • Liaison agent for outstanding requirements – middle office, reporting
  • providing assistance for day-to-day issues faced by clients
  • Maintain direct contact with clients via telephone and email