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.
Firmwide Operations includes Shared Services and Banking Operations (SSBO), Operations Risk and Regulatory Control, Global Project Group and Metrics, Branch Operations and Divisional Management. Shared Service and Banking Operations delivers industry leading operational solutions by aligning the right functions, people, processes and tools into ten core disciplines offering tailored client service levels that are efficient, controlled and compliant with regulation. Our core disciplines include: Asset Servicing, Cash Management, Client Data Management, Global Banking Services, Loans Servicing, Network Management, Payments (Wireless and Disbursements), Reconciliations, Settlements and Tax Operations. Operations Risk and Regulatory Control ensure adequate controls are in place, through providing an integrated risk and control framework to govern, assess, mitigate and manage financial and operational risk in Operations.
The Disclosure of Interest and Regulatory Reporting team (DOI) is a key component of Operations Risk and Regulatory Control and ensures the firm remains compliant with substantial shareholding and short position reporting requirements for North and South America. DOI works closely with regional Operations, Technology, Finance, Compliance, Trading desks, and Business Units to collect information, provide and implement guidance, implement controls and mitigate risk. We are looking for detail oriented self-starters who will challenge processes and controls, as well as be proactive in identifying and resolving issues.Detailed Operations Role Description:
Monitor and report firm?s equity positions and trading activity in accordance with various regulatory position requirements for North and South America (e.g. SEC 13G, 13F, FERC, etc.)
Confirm alerting rules are defined properly in order to ensure accurate monitoring/filings
Investigate and remediate product data issues to ensure position accuracy
Short Interest Reporting
Research short position reports and complete regulatory filings for US and Canadian regulatory bodies
Assist with regulatory inquiries
Investigate and remediate controls and logic to ensure reporting accuracy
Maintain effective partnerships with all stakeholders on regulatory related issues
Work with Compliance to ensure awareness and appropriate interpretation of regulatory requirements and application to MS data
Become involved in various other Regulatory Reporting processes and ad hoc projects
The successful candidate will preferably have
An undergraduate degree in business, finance or other related fields
5-7 years experience in operational risk, modelling or information technology, or legal experience on a broad array of regulatory operations issues
Experience managing a team from a production and personal development standpoint.
Proactively explores tactical and strategic solutions to close identified control gaps
Challenges assumptions, enforces consistent standards and champions new ideas
Ability to manage and prioritize responsibilities according to reporting deadlines
Highly motivated with outstanding record of professional achievement
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
Operational process, regulatory reporting , or project management skills would be advantageous