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Morgan Stanley Operations Analyst
Morgan Stanley- Baltimore
UMBCworks ID#:9231479 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)

Attention - December Grads!

Operations Analyst Program

Morgan Stanley’s Operations Division is responsible for the post- execution trade processing and internal controls from trade entry through settlement and custody. Operations is also responsible for proprietary and customer transactions of both primary and secondary trading in listed and over-the-counter transactions in commodities, equity and fixed income securities, and structured derivatives. Opportunities are available to work closely with colleagues in the Institutional businesses to process complex transactions to solve operational problems, respond to business issues and client needs, assist in risk management, conduct revenue analysis and participate in Firm re-engineering projects.
Operations core responsibilities:
• Ensure transactions are settled and correctly recorded
• Develop and maintain strong client relationships
• Ensure all operational risks are recognized and managed, and internal controls are complete and operating effectively
• Provide value-added support in new markets and new products
• Partnering with technology to realize the full potential of IT and e-solutions
• Continually seeking opportunities for improvement and delivering innovative solutions

What do Operations Analysts do? Analysts are engaged in daily operations activities and also have opportunities to tackle a variety of special projects. Operations activities include desk/trade support, client service and relationships, transaction exception handling, settlement and reconciliation, risk management and control, corporate actions, and collateral management. Analysts are also engaged in developing, producing and analyzing operational performance metrics to help identify areas in need of improvement. Various project roles provide opportunities to understand the front-to-back business processes and supporting technical infrastructure to engineer solutions that enable growth of new products/services or reduce costs and risk.

The Analyst Experience:
The Analyst Experience describes what we have in store for you during your first two years in the ISG Operations Division. You will start with an intensive and challenging learning experience during your first several weeks with Morgan Stanley. This initial Analyst Training Program is just the start. During the following two years, you and your Program colleagues will return for regularly scheduled training and networking events. Upon successful completion of the program, you will join your departments and quickly become an integral part of Wall Street’s best Operations organization.

The Analyst Program:
The Analyst Program is a several week classroom training program providing a broad understanding of the financial services industry, the products and services Morgan Stanley delivers to our clients, and the basics of how the Operations Division is organized and delivers on its mission. Your training will focus on topics such as: Morgan Stanley’s business lines, the life of a trade, the products we provide our clients, technical systems used in the division, risk management and control, the regulatory environment, and professional skills development.

What We Look For
Morgan Stanley’s Operations division is looking for qualified candidates who have excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.

Consideration for our program requires English proficiency, a graduation date between 12/2008 and 5/2009 and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Strong candidates will have excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. We are open to all majors.

We require candidates to be resourceful, team-oriented, able to take initiative and able to work on challenging assignments in a dynamic environment. The ability to synthesize information, distill relevant facts, reach logical conclusions, manage projects, evaluate and improve processes, and articulate findings, is also critical.

Opportunities are available currently in Baltimore, MD.

Please apply through UMBCworks.


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