Fixed Income Finance Project Business Analyst

Company Name: Morgan Stanley

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Job Location: New York, NY

Date: 8/1/2017

Job description
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.The Financial Control Group (FCG) is responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial and regulatory reporting for the Firm. FCG prepares external financial reports for public filings and regulators. For internal reporting FCG, along with Financial Planning and Analysis (FPA), summarizes, plans and forecasts the organization's financial position, including income statements, balance sheets, and analyses of future revenues, expenses and earnings. FCG is comprised of Business Unit Controllers, Infrastructure Controllers, Accounting, Regulatory and Reporting groups, and Valuation Review.The role is part of the Fixed Income Finance Global Product Controllers project group which works on design and execution of various strategic and tactical change projects.
Primary Responsibilities Include
  • Partner up with functional leads and ensure deadlines are met appropriately
  • Identify solutions to meet project goals
  • Assess project issues, assist with developing business case
  • Manage project plan and status of individual milestones - partner up with Finance subject matter experts to collect and document the functional requirements, coordinate user acceptance testing, work with technology counterparts to progress development, testing and schedule production releases
  • Create and deliver presentations to senior project sponsors and stakeholders
  • Participate in Project Governance, Working Group and internal project team meetings - create and manage agenda and minutes, ensure and track attendance, create and distribute meeting materials
  • Minimum 4-5 years of industry experience
  • In-depth understanding of Product Control function (daily P&L and P&L Attribution, MCR, due diligence)
  • Derivative or FX product knowledge a plus
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
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