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Operations Associate

Morgan Stanley
Singapore
Posted about 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
Operations Associate

General Description
This senior operational role is responsible for supporting the Australian and APAC activity related to Parametric's growing equity, separately managed account (SMA) and institutional business. Responsibilities for this position will be cross-functional, including trade settlements, corporate actions, and operational support.

The candidate should be a dedicated, self-motivated, detail-oriented individual, with a thirst to learn. They will develop a passion for the asset management industry and its role in delivering appropriate outcomes to investors. The candidate will be one who seeks a long-term career based around forming genuine, respectful relationships, internally and externally.

Also note, that overtime may be required depending on market and coverage needs within the APAC region. This role may also be responsible for non-operational tasks to support other areas due to time zone needs. The ideal applicant will be able to thrive in an independent setting, where reporting line and colleagues are located in the United States, physically distant and in a different time zone. The ability to prioritize work, hit deadlines, and clearly escalate when issues arise is paramount.

Primary Responsibilities
- Provide operational support for Australian placements, entitlements, and initial public offerings. This includes receiving notices about eligibility, coordinating communication and workflow across portfolio managers, traders, and brokers, and ultimately submitting documentation to receive shares of securities in client portfolios.
- Responsible for the entire post trade execution process for the APAC region, including transmission of trades to counterparties, matching/confirmation/affirmation of trades, resolution of exceptions. Focus will be on sensitive or short settlement cycle markets including China-A and India.
- Work with Morgan Stanley compliance and risk based out of the APAC region when questions arise on positions and transactions at Parametric. Have a broad understanding of transactions, new accounts, position transfers, and other entries that impact portfolio holdings and compliance related questions.
- Act as the primary point of contact for the Operations department in the APAC region for other functions, to include compliance, risk, and operational oversight. This responsibility includes recurring tasks, as well as ad hoc escalation.

Job ID  3222533
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68000 Employees Investment Banking / M & A

Morgan Stanley has earned a worldwide reputation for the excellence of its advice and execution in financial markets. With offices in more than 41 countries, the firm is truly global-and a market leader in the U.S., Europe and Asia as well as in emerging markets. Morgan Stanley's success rests on the talents and passion of our people, who share a common set of values and bring excellence and integrity to everything they do. We seek to grow long-term relationships by virtue of our consistently rigorous thinking and the unsurpassed access to financial markets that Morgan Stanley can bring. This means providing leadership in specific areas such as investment banking, debt and equity underwriting, research, and sales and trading. We also focus increasingly on creating custom-tailored solutions that cut across functions to help our clients realize new opportunities and solve complex problems. Our aim is to be the first choice of everyone who deals in financial markets, whether as prospective clients, employees or investors.

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