Morgan Stanley Business Analysis (Technology Management) in London, United Kingdom
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 role is for a Business Analyst and Project Manager in the Equity Risk Systems department, which is responsible for the platforms used by Morgan Stanley's world class Institutional Equities businesses globally to manage intraday and end of day risk and P&L. The businesses include Cash Equities, Flow and Exotic Equity Derivatives, and Equity Swaps / Prime Brokerage.
Typical projects include the integration of new derivative products, optimization of real-time risk calculations, and introduction of new risk and P&L attribution measures. The team currently consists of 8 business analysts across five locations globally.
**You will be a member of the BA team within Equity Risk Systems, responsible for gathering business requirements, performing analysis and working with the IT development teams to coordinate the end to end delivery of solutions, including feature verification and user communication/ training.
**You will work on projects focused on building new capabilities in trading risk and P&L including the support of new products and risk/ P&L measures, and they have a diverse set of stakeholders including Trading, Risk Management and Finance.
**You should work collaboratively with the wider team, where written and verbal communication skills will be key and organizational skills are essential, as well as an ability to solve complex problems in a numerical/ analytical environment.
**Day to day responsibilities will include agreeing priorities with the business, documenting business requirements, discussing solutions with multiple IT development and Quant teams, tracking project progress and providing status updates, and planning quality assurance / testing.
**Relevant in-depth experience in a derivatives front-office facing area e.g. Front Office IT, Middle Office, Market Risk, Desk Controllers.
**Project management experience.
**Knowledge of derivative products (ideally equities derivatives), market data (forward, volatility, correlation), trading risk management and P&L.
**Complete familiarity with desktop applications such as MS Office (including Visio and Project) is assumed.
**Basic technical skills required to analyse data across different databases.
**Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a numerate/ analytical discipline e.g. Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Computer Science.
Job: *Business Analysis
Title: Business Analysis (Technology Management)
Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-GBR-GBR-London
Requisition ID: 3181425