3152662 FID Cash TSG Director
Company Profile :
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.
Department Profile :
One of the largest divisions in the Firm, Operations is the first line of defense for Morgan Stanley's financial and reputational well-being and essential in delivering value.
Operations is responsible for correctly settling and recording millions of transactions per day, identifying and mitigating operational risk, developing strong client relationships and partnering with technology to realize the full potential of IT and Automation.
Operations has a premier team of creative and dedicated professionals, with a unique vantage point interacting with all parts of the business.
The Operations Senior Management team is passionate about our people development and providing top-notch employee opportunities through an inclusive, forward-looking environment defined by open communication, collaboration, learning and dedicated career management.
Team and Role Profile :
The Fixed Income Cash Trade Support team is part of the firms Trading Operations division and provides direct support to a number of the firms EMEA trading desks : Investment Grade;
High Yield & Distressed; European Commercial Paper; Emerging Markets, Structured Products, EU Govt Bonds and Agency products.
In addition the team support Listed futures, options and other products as required for these desks, in multiple risk systems.
The Primary functions of the team include :
Liaison with Desk Control Team to ensure the timely and accurate affirmation of all trades within 15 minutes, contacting internal and external clients where necessary.
Monitoring trader's books in a live environment, to ensure positions and risk are correctly captured at the point of execution.
Liaising with the BU on an ad-hoc basis to identify and resolve issues, provide trade information, and act as liaison point with various other teams within the Firm.
Maintaining responsibility for risk management within the team through use of checklists, and timely escalation.
In conjunction with Desk Control team, monitor reconciliation, settlement and product set-up queries as required.
Maintaining, developing and improving current processes & procedures. Supporting the desk through NPA's, system enhancements and regulatory or compliance queries.
Developing and maintaining various regulatory reports, to comply with market requirements.
Key Skills Required :
Provide daily oversight and support for team members in order to help them achieve their daily goals and requirements.
Managing Vendor relationships for deployed functions
Build and maintain a strong control & risk management environment. Ensure all risks, issues and control gaps are escalated appropriately as per daily procedures ensuring accountability is maintained until resolution.
Ensure best practice is implemented as part of the Team’s daily processing requirement.
Help implement the department strategy working alongside the local and global teams and Senior Management.
Manage primary relationships in other regions and resolve any issues that may arise.
Conduct regular 1 to 1’s with staff to address the areas of career development, training, performance and business processing.
Primary Responsibilities :
Experience in team leadership and people management
Strong communication skills both oral and written are essential, as the successful candidate will be dealing with senior management and our partners across the various divisions of the firm.
Task orientated, inquisitive in nature, the successful candidate will be required to ensure production items and projects are delivered on time.
Ability to challenge the processes and issues owned by the team.
Ability to generate innovative ideas and proactively drive forward solutions
A general knowledge of Fixed Income products and how they are traded is preferable but not essential
The ability to effectively prioritise a high volume of work in a real-time environment
Good risk awareness and the ability to escalate issues appropriately
Good level of numeracy to aid in the quick identification and resolution of cash flow discrepancies
Able to identify and support the resolution of ambiguous problems through initiative and tenacity
Good IT skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel)
Personal Competencies :
The ability to remain calm, confident and capable of communicating to a varied and often very senior audience, clearly and concisely in a pressurised environment
Ability to focus on the detail and maintain accuracy in a pressurised environment
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
Excellent communication skills
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders and other operational groups.
Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements.
Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.
Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential.
Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences.
Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals
Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees.
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