Dividend Operations Analyst
UK - London
31d ago

About Man Group

  • Man Group is an active investment management firm focused on delivering performance and client portfolio solutions through its five investment management businesses : Man AHL;
  • Man Numeric; Man GLG; Man FRM and Man Global Private Markets.

    Man Group's investment management businesses provide long-only, alternative and private markets products on a single and multi-

    manager basis, leveraging the firm's robust infrastructure to provide a diverse range of strategies across investment approaches, styles and asset classes.

    The original business was founded in 1783. Today, Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EMG.

    L and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. As at 31 December 2017, Man Group's funds under management were $109.1 billion.

    Man Group also supports many awards, charities and initiatives around the world, including sponsorship of the Man Booker literary prizes.

    Further information can be found at www.man.com.

    Purpose of the role

  • To reconcile stock and cash positions with respect to dividends, verification of accuracy of mandatory income and dividend calculations / transactions posted to the company funds;
  • including dividend rate, ex / record / pay dates and currency across all asset classes.

    Specific responsibilities

  • Reconcile stock and cash positions with respect to dividends
  • Accurately process dividends across all types of investments including UK and foreign equities
  • Process market claims and ensure that they are claimed and paid out to the correct parties
  • Claim and pay out tax refunds on eligible dividends paid within a tax free environment
  • Responsible for 871(m) withholding tax processes across in scope products
  • Deal with counterparties for the quick resolution of claims
  • Identification of process and control improvements
  • Take leadership role in investigating all booking errors
  • Undertake system and data testing as required
  • Act as a central point of contact for all broker queries
  • Continually improve data quality and consistency within the AHL / GLG Dynamic and Front end systems
  • Proactively identify process and control improvements within AHL / GLG environment and successfully deliver enhancements
  • Investigate and manage resolution of all data issues
  • Maintain awareness of compliance and regulatory data requirements and ensure impacts are managed appropriately
  • Produce unmatched reports for the GLG Fund Managers
  • Write and maintain procedures
  • Key competencies

  • Graduate calibre ideal but not essential
  • Background from an Investment Bank / Asset Manager / Hedge Fund
  • Experience with Swap / Equity / Bond products at an Proven track record within Asset Services with specific focus around Equity Corporate Actions, Income and Tax
  • Understanding of the equity corporate action and dividend mechanics across numerous markets
  • Good knowledge of Fixed Income and Equities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Work-Life Balance and Benefits at Man

    Man Group is committed to providing the best working environment possible for all its employees and, as such, we support professional training and development as well as requests for flexible or part-time working .

    Man Group also supports many charities and initiatives through the Man Charitable Trust , which aims to create positive change by supporting charitable organisations that focus on raising levels of literacy and numeracy in the UK and by offering employees opportunities to invest their time and expertise in charitable initiatives.

    Employees are offered two 'ManKind' days of paid leave per year that can be used as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering programme or in support of any other charity / not-

    for-profit organisation.

    We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package , including private medical cover, discounted gym membership, on-

    site health assessments and on-site flu vaccinations. To support our employees' extracurricular interests, we have a music room with a piano and guitars that can be booked by anyone, and we also offer lessons on-site.

    Man Group employees receive a daily food allowance , which can be used in our staff restaurant. The restaurant has several theatre-

    style cooking stations, a sandwich bar and a coffee shop (all of which can cater to special dietary requirements), and free fruit is available from the kitchens on each floor.

    We also have a subsidised in-house bar and an employee discount scheme with a wide range of discounts, all of which help us to ensure that the firm is a great place to work.

    In addition, Man Group sponsors the Man Booker literary prizes and hosts several internal events with the authors to celebrate these awards.

    The prizes underscore Man Group's charitable focus on literacy and education and together with the wider charitable activities of the Booker Prize Foundation, the prize plays an important role in promoting literary excellence on a global scale that the firm is honoured to support.

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