Financial Proofreader

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Financial Proofreader

general recruiting post

Must have financial/insurance/legal/business proofreading experience


-Ensures all literature brought into the department have been edited
-Checks for consistency of style and adherence to the client's brand
-Checks all literature brought into the department for spelling, grammar and sense
-Ensures that printout matches original/hardcopy
-Ensures that literature is aimed at correct target audience, i.e., broker vs. consumer
-Keeps track of legal/FINRA guidelines and ensures they are adhered to in our literature
-Checks legends, footnotes and disclosures, and alerts Client/Partner if they are incomplete or inappropriate for targeted audience
-Follows up on queries to ensure an adequate response has been provided
-Performs quality control at the end of the proofreading process to ensure integrity of pre-press literature
-Collaborates with writers and editors to ensure integrity of copy is maintained, particularly following Client/Partner edits


Undergraduate degree, preferably in English
Minimum 10 years general proofreading experience, preferably with five years financial industry experience
Knowledge of the mutual fund industry a plus
Meticulous attention to details
Strong interpersonal skills
Must be able to work with tight deadlines