The Transfer Agent is responsible for the administration and processing of all securities transfers for the company. This includes new issues, secondary offerings, private placement transactions, and stock dividends. The Transfer Agent also maintains records of all shareholders and their respective ownership positions. They work closely with the company’s broker-dealer partners to ensure timely and accurate execution of all trades.

Transfer Agent Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain records of shareholders and transfers of stock
  • Process stock transfer requests
  • Issue and cancel certificates as needed
  • Keep track of changes in ownership of shares
  • Handle questions from shareholders regarding their holdings
  • Work with other departments to ensure accurate record keeping


  • To provide efficient and accurate transfer agent services to our clients.
  • To keep upto-date with industry best practices and regulations.
  • To develop strong relationships with our clients and other stakeholders.
  • To contribute to the growth and profitability of the company.

Transfer Agent Job Skills & Qualifications Needed

  • The skills and qualifications needed for the role of transfer agent include excellent communication and customer service skills, strong organizational abilities, and the ability to handle large amounts of paperwork. Additionally, transfer agents must have a basic understanding of securities law and regulations.