Summer Internship Analyst Corporate Actions (Austin)

IHS Markit in Austin, TX

  • Industry: Media - Intern
  • Type: Full Time
  • $86,085.00 - 147,580.00
position filled

The role

Understanding the latest trends and leveraging sharp analytical skills and specialized industry expertise, our analysts deliver the data rich insights that guide our clients in long term decision making. If you are passionate about building the story behind the data, and becoming an industry or product specialist, then the Analyst stream is for you.

The Corporate Actions Product Services team is responsible for corporate actions validation operations, customer support and new client on boarding, vendor management, quality control, and strategic support for new product initiatives.

The Corporate Actions Product Services validation team monitors domestic and international corporate actions announcements from the point of notice of inception and conducts a stringent cleansing process. MCA receives corporate actions information from vendor feeds and the global operations team researches and enriches records to produce validated corporate actions composite records for customers to pass notification on to their clients to take investment decisions and allocate entitlements that result from the event.

The successful Corporate Actions candidate ensures that the state of each composite record clearly defines the terms of the corporate action in order for customers to pass notification on to their clients to conduct investment decisions and to allocate entitlements resulting from the corporate action.

Key functions include data capture and validation of announcement publication initiated by information received from vendor feeds, data enrichment, researching, interfacing with agents, and supporting clients. The subject matter expert will also be responsible for training teammates, overseeing quality control, and supporting strategic initiatives.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Review corporate action announcements and conduct research to obtain details required to validate and complete announcements for publication of composite records to customers
  • Conduct research leveraging various sources, including prospectuses, information circulars, exchanges and bulletins, internet search engines and websites to successfully validate corporate action information
  • Interface with Domestic and Foreign Paying/Transfer/Information Agents, Vendors, Custodians, Banks, Exchange Officials, and with high ranking Issuer Officers (CFO, CEO), and Legal Counsel to obtain corporate action specifics
  • Review daily exception reports; research and resolve exceptions to ensure accurate outcome for customers to avoid risk of significant monetary penalties
  • What we're looking for

    We seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and ideas with a desire to learn and thrive. The Summer Internship Program will provide you with a variety of experiences to help you identify your strengths, develop highly transferable skills and align you to a successful career path for a bright future at IHS Markit. To be eligible for a Summer Internship, you will:

  • Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree (or equivalent) completing no later than September 2021
  • This program is aimed at students with 0-6 months relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated passion or interest in one or more of our
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to learn and adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment
  • The ability to build strong working relationships in a collaborative setting
  • Be legally eligible to work for the duration of the program in the country for which you apply
  • For our Analyst applicants, we recommend the following:

  • Business Degree (completed or in progress)
  • Advanced Excel proficiency (including macros)
  • SQL experience a plus (but not a requirement)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Analyst Stream - Understanding the latest trends and leveraging sharp analytical skills and specialized industry expertise, our analysts deliver the data rich insights that guide our clients in long term decision making. If you are passionate about building the story behind the data, and becoming an industry or product specialist, then the Analyst stream is for you.


    Associated topics: intern, internship, semester, trainee


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