Manager – Corporate Actions

October 30, 2023

Manager – Corporate Actions

ReferenceFA 002207

  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-TN-Chennai
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Job Description – APAC

Job Title:

Manager – Corporate Actions





Business Line / Function:


Reports to:


Assistant Vice President


(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:

Position Purpose

BNP Paribas GSO is seeking a proactive and creative team player to work as a SME in the team. The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong know how of the process and act as an effective back-up to his/her supervisor. The position will work closely with the Fund Accounting team to keep them motivated and devise continuous ways to improve the process.


Service Delivery:

  • Acquire complete understanding of Corporate actions process  & its related functions with various parties involved. For example: Transaction, Reconciliation, Nav etc.
  • Become a SME (Subject Matter Expert) of the process by acquiring complete knowledge of corporate  Processing & review across different types of events in funds.
  • Should be able to handle & have knowledge on different type of CA such as mandatory , voluntary CA.
  • Should have complete knowledge on Dividend/Coupon processing & settlement process.
  • Ensure all reconciliation breaks related to CA are  justified for each calculated NAV.
  • Ensure corporate actions events are captured in a timely manner & reported to Nav team as required.
  • Support  in preparation of Key/Standard Operating Procedures for each process migrated to Chennai.
  • Consistently evaluate the documented procedures to ensure they are complete, accurate and up to date.
  • Carry out other ad-hoc duties may arise from time to time, mainly on month ends & year ends.
  • Ensure review of critical queries before sent. Where issues/errors arise ensure detailed analysis of issues and clear understanding is gained before responding to client, spoke or other parties.
  • Identifying the staff training requirement & ensure all the necessary training has been provided to the team members to perform the relevant tasks. 


  • Adhere to Quality of 100% while producing & reviewing corporate actions.
  • Ensure there is NO Financial impact/loss to the organization.

Risk Management:

  • Ensure all events captured are justified with corporate action check list..
  • Inform & document all errors identified during review stage within same day. Should take initiative in resolving any repetitive errors or training gaps.
  • Act as a back-up in the absence of other team members & Supervisor.
  • Identify the manual steps, process efficiencies & developments, by providing practical ideas on areas of improvements & work towards its automation.
  • Ensure to minimize the unplanned leaves, especially during business critical days, like month end, rollover days and migration of new funds.
  • Should come up with minimum one process improvement/automation initiative per quarter

Business & Behavioral Skills:

 Client Focus

  • Be pro-active in developing customer relations by understanding and responding to customer needs.
  • Strive continually for customer satisfaction.
  • Try to identify the real needs of the customer, including those not necessarily stated.
  • Deliver very high quality results.

Risk and cost awareness 

  • Identify risks and promote risk-mitigation processes.
  • Identify potential cost-savings and promote cost-efficient processes while maintaining quality and risk controls.

 Team Work 

  • Work effectively with team members to accomplish goals.
  • Respect the needs of others and displays integrity in dealing with team members.
  • Ability to work under pressure. 


  • Ability to communicate to others in a clear, articulate fashion.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good listening and questioning ability.
  • Be able to express ideas effectively in individual and group situations.

Planning & Organizing 

  • Ability to plan work ahead and to prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work in an organized manner.
  • Must have an attention to detail.

 Continuous Improvement and adaptation 

  • Generate creative solutions to problems.
  • Always looks for ways to improve services and processes.
  • Be able to adapt to markets and clients evolution

Specific Qualifications (if required)


Minimum of 10 years of experience in Fund Accounting


Skills Referential                                                    

Behavioural Skills:

Attention to detail / rigor

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Decision Making

Client focused

Transversal Skills:

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Analytical Ability

Ability to inspire others & generate people’s commitment

Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution

Education Level:    

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 10 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

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