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securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in 42 countries, the firm's
employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.
About the Role
Morgan Stanley Prime Brokerage is composed of the Core Prime Brokerage and the Equity Swap business.
The Equity Swap Desk provides synthetic exposure to single stock equities, listed derivatives and index/basket based exposure in the Asia Pacific region.
Primary function is to act as a risk manager, product and platform owner for the Equity Swap desk. Day to day management of the workflow from client order capture, execution of hedges as required to provide delta one synthetic exposure to our clients. Work closely with the other distribution and trading teams in the Institutional Equity Division to manage the business.
Our clients are primarily Prime Brokerage clients and institutional clients of the International Equity Division. Clients originate from the US, Europe and Asia Pacific region. Day to day interaction with our clients will include: client query resolution, product education & information in coordination with other trading and distribution teams in the International Equities Division.
Risk management of the positions hedging the client delta one exposure requires intra-day and end of day risk sign off, reconciliation and PL sign off ensuring compliance with Firm limits and requirements in conjunction with relevant infrastructure groups of the Firm
Coordinate platform and product improvement with technology teams, business strategists and relevant infrastructure groups.
Qualifications, Skills & Requirements
Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Applicants from all degree disciplines are welcomed.
Strong verbal communication skills
Desire to work in a team orientated environment
Strong organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate, prioritize, and manage multiple activities.
Highly detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to maintain a high standard of accuracy.
Confidence to have dialogue with internal and external clients, as well as to communicate with senior management.
Strong analytical skills, including the ability to quickly spot trends and characteristics in high volume data.