Morgan Stanley Fund Services, Client Account Manager, Associate ~Vice President, Hong Kong Morgan Stanley Fund Services, Client Account  …

Morgan Stanley
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Apr 20
Morgan Stanley
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Apr 20
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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 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.

Department Profile

Morgan Stanley Fund Services
This wholly owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley administers over $300 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 850 professionals based in New York, London, Hong Kong, Dublin, Glasgow, Mumbai, and Bangalore

Principal Duties:

• Acting as a single point of contact for hedge fund and private equity clients. Managing approximately 1-5 clients
• Coordinate with global colleagues across various groups (accounting, investor services, tax, analytics, middle office, cash, regulatory reporting) to identify and implement solutions to problems and leverage firm resources as appropriate to strengthen control environment
• Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of daily and monthly deliverables from the accounting services team
• Ensure timely delivery of audited financial statements
• Responsible for delivering a high touch, high quality client service product that meets and exceeds client expectations, improves client satisfaction over time and earns us the ability leverage the client as a reference
• Review and understand key fund organizational documents and fund setup
• Develop and enhance client relationships by coordinating regular client communications, scheduling and delivering client relationship reviews and developing strategic client plans
• Idea generation and ongoing assessment and improvement of the operational service model
• Look for opportunities to extend our overall service package to clients by promoting our complete suite of products in order to add more value for our clients and build alliance
• Enhance controls and manage operational risk for the business


Skills Required

• Extensive knowledge of complex hedge fund and/or private equity strategies and investor level accounting concepts
• Knowledge of different product types, including but not limited to derivatives, fixed income, options, equity instruments, etc.
• Knowledge and experience in GAAP and/or IFRS financial statement reporting requirements, including strong understanding of hedge fund and/or private equity structures
• Strong team, interpersonal and problem solving skills
• Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and relationship management skills
• Undergraduate degree (i.e. Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent)

Skills Desired

• 10+ years prior experience in fund accounting related role
• Prior experience with an asset manager, fund administrator, or public accounting firm, preferred
• CPA/CA/Qualified license a plus but not required
• US Tax and UK Reporting requirements knowledge a plus but not required