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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.
Morgan Stanleyâ€™s Glasgow office employs in excess of 1,500 staff across Operations, Technology, Legal and Compliance, Internal Audit, Fund Services and Finance. Due to our growing business, we have a demand for career minded people to join our teams. Our opportunities offer unrivalled scope for progression and training within a fast paced, meritocratic and constantly changing environment. Morgan Stanley pride themselves on maintaining a culture which champions diversity, an inclusive environment for all, recognition and an opportunity to give back to our communities through various local charity partnerships. The office is located centrally and enjoys the additional benefits of an onsite gym and restaurant.
The Financing and Collateral Operations department based in Glasgow is responsible for supporting the trading activities of the Stock Loan and Secured Funding business units and currently there are over 40 employees. Due to the upcoming introduction of the Secured Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) transaction reporting requirement, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the department and be involved in the implementation and ongoing management of a high-profile, industry wide change initiative.
The role will form part of the Middle Office team and the primary responsibilities will include:
- Participating in project readiness tasks to ensure the firm is able to meet the upcoming regulatory reporting requirements
- Oversee controls to ensure the complete, accurate and timely submission of transaction reporting requirements
- Monitor and resolve transaction reporting exceptions through working closely with other internal and external stakeholders including the Business Unit, Security Settlements and Corporate Actions teams, among others
- Monitor trends in reporting exceptions in order to identify root cause and resolve exceptions at source
- Monitor KRI and KPI thresholds to ensure the team is maintaining risk and performance standards
- Ensure all Written Supervisory Procedures, Process Maps and System access requirements are up to date.
- Work with the vendor to ensure comprehensive controls are in place and complete procedure reviews/enhance the control environment
- Involvement in BCP transference testing and ensuring knowledge dilution in Glasgow is minimised
- Working with key stakeholders to identify and create efficiencies in daily processes.
- Provide operations support for IT developments
Middle Office is a busy role therefore it is essential the successful candidate can add immediate benefit.
Previous experience of Securities Financing industry is not essential but preferred. The role will provide a number of opportunities to work with stakeholders across the organisation so a proven track record in relationship management is required, as is experience of managing process, risk and controls.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
- A good aptitude for working in a demanding, fast paced environment
- An ability to handle high volume workloads and prioritisation skills
- A good approach to change management on account of the teams continual growth and development
- Strong communication skills as you will be expected to develop relationships with the Business Unit, internal stakeholders & the Vendor
- An understanding of escalation
- An ability to handle working in a pressurised environment
- A desire to question existing procedures and continually seek to improve processes
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 based on their skills and talents
Learn more about our culture and the opportunities for professional growth at Morgan Stanley in Glasgow on our https://www.linkedin.com/company/morgan-stanley/life/d76d12fa-ba6b-4962-9388-f9b8c53f50c0/ LinkedIn page and https://youtu.be/Ue0vNEImMyE Youtube channel.