Client Operations Associate - Institutional Securities Group Product Operations
Morgan Stanley USA
Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
172 W 104th St
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Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture. Operations is one of the largest divisions in the firm and has diverse responsibilities, including correctly settling and recording millions of transactions per day, identifying and mitigating all operational risks, developing strong client relationships and partnering with technology to realize the full potential of IT and e-solutions. Throughout, the Operations department continually seeks ways to improve while actively supporting the development of new businesses, structures and markets. Institutional Securities Group (ISG) Product Operations encompasses two functionally aligned organizations. The first, Trading & Client Operations, provides Operations functions in direct support of activity executed by Institutional Sales &Trading. The second, Clearing Operations, provides Operations functions in direct support for activity cleared by Morgan Stanley on behalf of our clients in Prime Brokerage, Listed Derivatives, and OTC Derivatives. The broad organization partners closely with Sales and Trading to develop and implement new products and services as well as drive efficiency and reduce risk in our processes. At all times we are focused on delivering quality service to clients both internal and external. ISG Product Operations partners closely with Shared Services and Banking Operations as well as Branch Operations and Operations Risk & Control to deliver a connected 'front to back' view of operations to ISG Sales and Trading. ISG Product Operations is a world-class global team of dedicated professionals, performing a myriad of functions, all with a common purpose: to manage Morgan Stanley's Clearing and Trading & Client operational processes and deliver value to our clients in a controlled and efficient way. The broad organization partners closely with Sales and Trading to develop and implement new products and services as well as drive efficiency and reduce risk in our processes. At all times we are focused on delivering quality service to clients both internal and external. - There is currently a position available for an Associate within the Margin Solutions team at Morgan Stanley. This opening is based in midtown New York. - The team works together to constantly stretch their technical skillset in terms of products, business exposure and client trading strategies, while maintaining a strong ethic of collaboration with our colleagues across the Firm. - The team has a change management and product development mandate as part of a global margin team. We are engaged in a rolling program of change designed to challenge the status quo and keep us and our clients at the cutting edge of the industry. - The team supports enhancing the margin product offered to institutional clients and improving margin operational process. These clients trade a variety of strategies covering the full range of Equities, Fixed Income, Credit, FX, Commodity, OTC and Listed Derivatives products. Technical skills are therefore critical in this role. - You will be part of a 3-person team whose responsibilities include: - Liaising with the team that runs the day-to-day margin function on process improvement and answering ad hoc queries - Coordinating technology changes between the global margin operations team and the technology developers - Working with prime brokerage client service to develop and improve the margin product offered to their clients. - Working with Legal and Compliance to support new margin rules and regulations - You will be working alongside some of the foremost experts in the margin and prime brokerage fields and you will find your knowledge and thought process challenged and expanded on a daily basis. Qualifications: - All degree disciplines considered. Strong numerical and analytical skills are a prerequisite. - Computer literate with SQL, VBA, Excel, Access skills required - Demonstration in their past work and/or academic experience of robust analytical skills and high attention to detail - Enthusiasm for learning and a strong desire to advance their personal & career development - A self-starter with the ability to work on their own initiative as well as work across a global team - Exposure to hedge funds industry / derivatives products / collateral is beneficial. - Strong interpersonal skills with the confidence to deal with senior internal clients Client Operations Associate - Institutional Securities Group Product Operations