RoleDescription & Responsibilities
A line Professional OperationsSpecialist executes Operations processes and / or supports process management andproject efforts.
This individual may be part of a team of specialists operatingwithin a region and for a particular product.
Demonstrates a detailed knowledge ofthe processes, projects, systems, markets and instruments that influence theirteam.
Analyzes and exposes ambiguous orcomplex issues, identifies root causes and proposes future actions.
Ensures Compliance Courses and Policiesare completed on a timely basis.
May be required to build and managerelationships on a day to day level with Business Unit partners, other MorganStanley infrastructure departments, and external contact points in Clientorganizations.
Functions the team performs include :
Ensuring client positions and valuations are accurate, correct requirements arebeing charged in accordance with the clients' strategy and margin policy,issuing margin calls and ensuring they are covered same-day.
Understanding the day-to-day clientportfolio movements and products traded, thinking about what your clients aretrading, actively challenging things that do not make sense
Performing extensive exposure analysisacross the client base to flag risk across different Issuers, Countries,Markets and Sectors
Managing operational risk. We arerelied upon to manage and highlight operational risk in the margin process. Weare the last line of defence in a market or client crisis.
You will perform acentral role in this defence by challenging the status quo and maximizing thevalue that the team can add to our franchise.
Working extensively with Clients, RiskManagement, Account Managers and & Technology to build & maintain acontrolled & commercial business that leverages the strengths of all ourpeople.
Driving forward the significant changeagenda in collaboration with peers in the New York, Baltimore, London and HongKong Margin teams.
Skillsthat You Bring
You are able to handle multiple workstreams and prioritize effectively.
You actively look for newopportunities for self development and career progression.
You show dedication to learn fromexperience and mistakes; actively seek out feedback and adjust behavioraccordingly.
You are aware of the long term impactof regulatory environment and market changes on the business. You make planswhere appropriate to adapt control processes and procedures.
You can identify the right levels ofcontrol and measures required, building a strong yet flexible workflow.
You actively ensure existence ofmitigating controls and take personal responsibility for enhancing processes.
You combine clear and appropriateescalation with suggestions on appropriate risk reduction strategies.
You consistently exceed expectationsand respond actively and positively to changing circumstances.
All degree (or equivalent course)disciplines considered. You have strong numerical and analytical skills andhave developed the necessary competencies in a similar role over a minimum 3-5year period within this industry.
Exposure to Prime Brokerage, WealthManagement, hedge funds industry, derivatives products or Margin &Collateral an advantage
Demonstration in your past workexperience of robust analytical skills, high attention to detail, diligence,risk management capabilities and a control mind-set
Strong product knowledge acrossequities and derivatives is an advantage