About the Company
Morgan Stanley has been operating in India for over 20 years, providing a range of services to domestic and international clients.The Firm has a premier institutional securities platform in India, providing a full range of investment banking, capital markets, equities, fixed income, commodities and derivative products, as well as research services.Morgan Stanley has been an active investor in Indian Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Private Equity projects over the last several years under its Merchant Banking practice as part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management business (MSIM).Morgan Stanley Advantage Services (MSAS), a fully owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc.; and Morgan Stanley Solutions India (MSSI), a fully owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley Mauritius Company Ltd.; were incorporated in 2003. Both entities support Morgan Stanley's Institutional Securities, Wealth Management and Investment Management businesses worldwide.MSAS houses the Technology and Data, Operations, Finance, Legal and Compliance, and other specialized functions. MSSI houses the Fund Services, Prime Brokerage and Operations functions. These entities are located across two sites in Mumbai - Athena at Mindspace, and Nirlon Knowledge Park (NKP) campus.MSAS and MSSI commenced operations in Bengaluru in 2014. This office currently houses the Technology and Data and Fund Services teams
Morgan Stanley Fund Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, administers over $280 billion of hedge fund assets. Using the firm s proprietary, globally accessible technology platform, the business provides a full range of fund administration services, including daily accounting and financial reporting; transfer agency and investor services; middle and back-office support; and integrated portfolio analytics. Morgan Stanley Fund Services is supported by more than 750 professionals based in New York, London, Dublin, Glasgow, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hong Kong.
Technology Product Development: Investor Servicing and Transfer Agency
The Product Development team within Morgan Stanley Fund Services (MSFS) works with the business to establish the overall strategy and priorities for the technology products and platforms. Based on the business strategy and overall priorities, the Product Development team creates product plans including high level business requirements, cost analysis, benefits definition and an overall go to market rollout plan.
The candidate will work closely with the business unit to manage and implement the direction and priorities of the investor accounting platform. This candidate will be responsible for facilitating and gathering detailed user requirements for the development teams, facilitating design reviews with the business and manage the overall rollout plans including QA, user testing, staff training and final delivery. This role also includes being the first line of user support for products, track client issues and works with business to prioritize post implementation issues and enhancements requests. This candidate will have to coordinate between the business, development teams across multiple global locations.
Knowledge of Investor Servicing, and Transfer Agency Process for Hedge Funds and Alternative investments structures.
Strong communication and project management skills
Comfortable interfacing with executive management, business users and development teams in multiple locations
Experience in managing system roll outs, data conversion and integration projects
Should be detailed oriented and must have strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work and lead as part of a focused globally distributed team.
Skills/ Qualifications Desired:
Candidate must have technical knowledge of hedge fund investor servicing and transfer agency understanding and implementation of fund terms, with a working knowledge of accountancy principles.
Experience working with/ for hedge funds, hedge fund technology vendors, hedge fund administrators and/ or prime brokers
Needs to be comfortable with Microsoft office: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, Share point, Access