Job ref no.: CT3114388-01#4815

Operations - Equity Derivatives Trade Support, Director (Hong Kong)

Morgan Stanley

- 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 747 offices in 42 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 Hong Kong Flow Equity Derivatives Trade Support Group (TSG) is responsible for providing support to the Equity Single Name, Index, Convertible Bond and DSP trading desks located in Hong Kong and Tokyo for: 1) OTC trade capture and life cycle maintenance2) Ensuring the integrity of the front-to-back trade bookings3) Acting as point of escalation for operational issues with faceoff to Sales and Trading Stakeholders4) Primary / Secondary trade capture and management for MS-issued access warrants.The team is central to all activity relating to the trading desks that it supports and interacts regularly with a wide network of internal departments. Active communication between Sales, Trading, Controllers, Settlements, Client Service, IT, Compliance, and various other Ops areas is essential to the daily process. TSG owns the key controls within trade support operations, and acts as coordinator for day-to-day activities.Primary Responsibilities: - Supervision in a team of 3-4 members- Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations and disciplining employees- Trade and Issue Date controls on product set-up and trade booking- Deal verification of trade booking to Term sheets or other sources- Processing lifecycle management for supported products- Daily reconciliation and clearance of position/product & internal accounting breaks- Interacting with other internal support areas such as Finance, Confirms, Settlements and Legal- Maintains quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards- Identification and escalation of control-related issues, develop procedures/solutions to close gaps- Interacting with the Sales & Trading Desks, answering any ad-hoc requests/trade related questions- Partnering with stakeholders to specify and deliver business process improvements and efficiencies via changes in procedures and technology

  • At least basic understanding of derivatives, e.g. vanilla otc options- Preferred 3-5 years related experience in equity/equity derivative trade support or fixed income trade support- Ability to demonstrate resourcefulness in the face of a problem and identifying factors contributing to problems- Empowering directs to take ownership of tasks and creating an energetic motivated workplace- Familiarity and experience with the front-to-back lifecycle- Strong organizational and time management skills- Ability to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment- Ability to adapt existing skills in a new environment quickly- Ability to think laterally, and recognize opportunities for system/process improvement- Strong communication/relationship building skills- Understanding / knowledge of MS booking systems is advantageous

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Job ref no. CT3114388-01#4815
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  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 5 years
Career Level
  • Senior management level
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