Project Manager – Detailed Sub-Ledger Finance Program– VP

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 27 Sep 16

Team Profile: The Institutional and Corporate Technology (ICT) group is looking for a Project Manager. The role is within the strategic Detailed Sub-Ledger (DSL) finance program. The DSL program is a high profile (FHC reported), multi-year delivery which requires strong project management skills to bring together trading, risk and finance systems and data across all of the asset classes that Morgan Stanley trades. DSL is supported by a large, cross regional team providing development, business and project management expertise.

Team Profile:
The Institutional and Corporate Technology (ICT) group is looking for a Project Manager. The role is within the strategic Detailed Sub-Ledger (DSL) finance program. The DSL program is a high profile (FHC reported), multi-year delivery which requires strong project management skills to bring together trading, risk and finance systems and data across all of the asset classes that Morgan Stanley trades. DSL is supported by a large, cross regional team providing development, business and project management expertise.

Role Profile:
• Your primary responsibility will be to take ownership for the front to back delivery of an asset class into DSL. This spans, requirements gathering with financial controller and operations users and design and liaison with front office trading and risk platform teams.
• As each asset class rolls into DSL there is significant scope to drive process and technology consistency and efficiency improvement across the IT and business partners.
• You should have proven experience of delivering significant change into production systems, of user liaison and co-ordination across many stakeholders both with IT and the business groups.
• A key component of the role is the ability to build strong working relationships with partners across the Morgan Stanley IT stack, spanning from front to back office.
• This role provides significant scope for growth and opportunity to influence and shape the business analysis and project management processes within finance IT.

Required Skills:
• Strong analysis, planning and delivery skills.
• Project Management.
• Business Analysis & creation of requirement specifications.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Matrix management across various IT and business stakeholders.
• Planning, status reporting and issue tracking.
• Deployment management.

Desired Skills (non-essential):
• Knowledge of Finance processes.
• Knowledge of trade capture and overnight risk.
• Knowledge of valuation, PnL and risk methodologies.
• Understanding of IRD, Credit, FX, Equities, Cash and other asset classes.

Company Profile:
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.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.*