Tk Ops, Derivative Post Trade Operations, Associate

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan Tokyo Tokyo-to JP
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 19 Sep 18 2018-09-19

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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

Morgan Stanley is seeking an Associate in the Fixed Income Derivatives Confirmation Team.

The role is part of Derivatives Operations Division and is based in Tokyo and supports mainly Tokyo FID Sales and Trading desk activities

Your key responsibilities include but not be limited to:

1) Drafting ISDA Trade Confirmation
(a)Interest Rate Derivative trades (From Plain Vanilla to Exotic / Hybrid Derivatives)
(b) FX Derivatives trades (From Plain Vanilla to Exotic a)
(c) Credit Derivatives trade
(e) Equity Derivatives trade (From Plain Vanilla to Exotic / Hybrid Derivatives)

2) Affirmation and chasing Confirmation
(a) Client facing function related trade affirmation and ISDA Confirmation for IRD, Credit and Equity Derivatives as well as FX
(b) Follow up with Clients once a trade has been booked to Verbally Affirm the details of the trade
(c) Processing MarkitWire for Interest Rate Derivative trades
(d) You are also responsible to ensure the accuracy of the trade representation to match our trading risk booking.
Identification of the type of Confirmation required and terms to be included based on the market convention and product.
(e) You will be part of the team, working with the Trade Support Group, trading/sales desks to resolve economic and language discrepancies for paper Confirmations.
(f) You will also be involvement in Confirmation projects and renovation work and attend document meetings related to the Confirmations Issues
(g)You will also need to liaise with Credit and Legal teams on documentation related issues, and drafting of confirmation template
(f) Assist with MIS Reporting
(h)Because of the time-sensitive nature of the trading business, they should be prepared to work in a high intensity environment and occasionally work overtime when necessary.


Skills Required:

1)Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Japanese Business Language
2) Experience on ISDA Confirmations and Definitions will be an advantage.
3) Strong understanding of risk and economic discrepancies
4) Ability to work with colleagues in other locations, maintain communication and build rapport with these colleagues.
5) High level of attention to detail.
6) Ability to provide high levels of client service (internal & external)
7) Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage daily workflow.
8) Dedication on getting the job done.
9) Ability to work through and close out issues.
10) Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
11) Commitment to strong work ethics and significant leadership potential
12) Ability to work through and close out problems
13) Further education in related financial discipline an advantage

Equal Opportunity Statement

Morgan Stanley’s goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the first choice for prospective employees.

It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).