Corporate Trust Officer

September 19 2021
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Banking, Finance, Securities, Commercial, Corporate, Mergers/Acquisitions, Commercial, Corporate, Business, Banking, Financial
Montreal, QC

We give you a world of potential

Computershare has a fantastic opportunity to join our growing Corporate Trust practice as a Corporate Trust Officer in our Montreal office.

A role you will love

The Corporate Trust Officer manages and administers a portfolio of client accounts and negotiates new trusteeship and customized agency accounts, ensuring Computershare's interests are protected from risk and providing a high level of service to corporate clients, their legal counsel and investors. The Corporate Trust Officer executes documents committing Computershare to the terms and conditions contained therein.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiate the terms of a variety of trust and non-trust agreements of varying complexity under which Computershare will assume both contractual and fiduciary obligations, assess degree of associated risk and make recommendations on acceptability of new business and fees to be charged;
  • Review and evaluate all legal documentation on corporate financing and on other transactions to ensure they are in forms that meet, and can be administered to meet, standards adequate for the protection of Computershare;
  • Represent Computershare in managing a portfolio of accounts, including dealing with legal counsel and/or senior officers of client companies on a variety of matters, e.g. attendance at closing and meetings of security holders, agreement interpretation issues, corporate defaults, fee schedules and their application, service quality questions, amendments of or special services under existing contracts and other matters in connection with client service.
  • Analyze and interpret agreements to set up internal operation of file and provide administrative direction to administrators and/or related departments.  Ensure/monitor compliance with all portfolio agreements by Computershare and clients;
  • Prepare and execute correspondence to clients, their legal counsel or investors. 
  • Maintain necessary standards of knowledge and expertise in applicable areas of law, commerce, corporate finance and securities markets as well as internal policies and procedures.

What will you bring to the role?

  • University Degree (law, business, commerce, or finance major) required
  • Paralegal degree/certificate or diploma is preferred
  • LL.B. and admission to a provincial Bar or the Chambre des notaires du Québec is preferred
  • Canadian Securities Course or other Securities Industry training would be an asset
  • Corporate Trust Program (Trust Institute, ICB) would be an asset
  • Minimum 1 year experience as articled student /or practicing lawyer / or notary or 3-5 years' experience in financial, corporate/commercial or securities industry at an intermediate or professional level
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English are required

A company to be proud of 

Computershare (ASX:CPU) is a world leader in financial administration with over 12,000 employees across 21 different countries delivering expertise to over 25,000 clients. At Computershare, it's more than just a job, our open and inclusive culture means that we will help you to grow, to move forward and make the most of the world of opportunities we have available. With infinite possibilities, we could take you anywhere.  #worldofpotential 

Rewards designed for you    

Employee Share Plan. Set aside salary to purchase shares in our company and you'll increase your investment when you receive a generous company contribution towards additional shares.  

Health and Wellbeing. Our health and wellbeing rewards can be tailored to support you and your family.  

Save for Your Future. We will support you along your retirement savings journey.  

Paid time away from work. Our employees enjoy a competitive paid time off package, including a day each year to volunteer time for a good cause that is important to you.

Employee Discounts. We've partnered with other organizations to offer you extra savings. Enjoy discounts with banks, car manufacturers, on flights, accommodation, and days out as well as with many big brand shops.

Extra Rewards. From tuition reimbursement to cash bonus recruitment referral programs, our comprehensive benefits package offers a multitude of options.

A diverse and inclusive place to work  

Computershare celebrates the diversity of our people, and we welcome applications from everyone.   

We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers' needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.    

We are happy to accommodate individual needs during your application journey. If you require disability accommodations or adjustments, please email us  at detailing your requirements and contact information.  

Computershare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.   


We've kept our business running during the pandemic by moving most of our employees to remote working, and by creating and maintaining a safe environment for those people who need to be in the office. We carefully limit the amount of people at our locations and ensure that those who cannot work remotely are kept safe with proper distancing and protective equipment.   

In most circumstances we are currently performing all interviews, assessments, and background checks online to ensure the safety of everyone involved. Should you be successful in securing a role and it can be performed from home, we will arrange for equipment to be sent to you and your onboarding and training will be provided remotely. 

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