State Street Corporate Actions Specialist, Associate 2 in Dublin City Centre, Ireland

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Job Summary

The team provides Corporate Actions services to a number of clients in a busy and challenging environment and the candidate will be responsible for the day to day completion for a number of these tasks ensuring all client and team deliverables are met. The candidate will also be responsible for oversight of any tasks outsourced to India.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure workflow and procedures are executed sequentially to reduce risk and improve efficiency
  • Performing daily checks and researching the terms and details of a pending corporate actions.
  • Processing Corporate Action events on the accounting system
  • Liaison between different departments and prime brokers to resolve any reconciliation items, either cash or stock, that relate to corporate actions
  • Ensure end to end process models are clearly understood and impacts of deviation appreciated
  • Proactively share new ideas to support process improvements and changes to team processes
  • Escalate any issues to manager in a timely manner providing resolution suggestions as necessary
  • Understand client SLA provisions and relevant KPIs and support their delivery is the highest quality
  • Promote collaboration with internal departments
  • Contribute to State Street and BU initiatives/projects as required to expand network and support common objectives
  • Monitor and comply with changes to the 'risk' escalation chain including communicating amendments to staff where need e.g. issues and suspicious transactions
  • Manage own continued professional development, by engaging in the Performance Planning Review (PPR) process and attend relevant training per development pathways
  • Perform and reviews customized work and participates in projects as assigned
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Exercise sound judgment in all matters
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain high standards when dealing with tight deadlines, high volumes and demanding trading desks and clients
  • Leverage knowledge and technology to ensure optimal results
  • Provide outstanding service to all client/s - internally & externally
  • The ability to multi-task and to perform in a pressured environment.
  • Confident in dealing with all situations.
  • Communicate effectively
  • Foster collaboration & team work
  • Good numerical and analytical abilities
  • Methodical and organised
  • Team player
  • Ability to work on own initiative


  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-reliant
  • Flexible

Qualification,*Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required *

  • Primary Degree or a Professional or Accounting qualification or equivalent.
  • 1+ years working in the provision of fund administration services or have worked in another aspect of the Financial Services Industry for a number of years
  • Corporate actions experience an advantage
  • Excellent Communication, Organisational and Report Writing skills
  • Strong problem resolution and analytical abilities.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Proactive and able to work independently and as part of a team


  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-reliant
  • Flexible

  • State Street Job ID: 164239

  • Location: Dublin

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Job Title: Corporate Actions Specialist, Associate 2

Job ID: 164239

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: Ireland - Dublin City Centre