MSFS Product Development Business Analyst MSFS Product Development Business Analyst …

Morgan Stanley
in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Apr 20
Morgan Stanley
in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Apr 20
See job description for details

3146339 – MSFS Product Development Business Analyst

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.

Division Overview

Morgan Stanley Fund Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley. 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 900+ professionals based in New York, London, Dublin, Glasgow, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hong Kong.

Product Development: Business Process Management Platform


Job Description

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 team then leads the testing of the product and execution of the rollout plan, along with the handover to business unit once complete.

This candidate requires proven analytical skills, demonstrated capability of capturing complex business requirements and transforming them into accurate and precise functional technical specifications with use cases capable of interpretation by both technical and non-technical readers. This candidate must have the ability to maintain deliverables to schedule, ability to adapt to changes in requirements and priorities and communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

This candidate will work closely with the business unit to manage and implement the direction and priorities of Business Process Management platform. They will be responsible for gathering detailed user requirements for the IT development teams, facilitating design reviews with the business and management of the overall rollout including requirement and user testing in all environments (QA/UAT/Production), Global staff training and final delivery. This role also includes being an escalation point for user support for the team’s products, ability to track client issues and feedback, and working with the business to prioritize post implementation issues and enhancement requests. This candidate would require co-ordination between the business and development teams across multiple global locations.

Skills Required

- - Strong Business Analyst skills

- - Strong communication and project management understanding including analytical and problem solving skills

- - Visual modelling skills

- - Documentation and Specification skills

- - Ability to work and lead as part of a focused globally distributed team.

Skills/Qualifications Desired

- - Technical knowledge of business process management platforms/tools

- - Experience in business process improvement, streamlining, and automation

- - Knowledge of hedge fund industry and accounting fund administration business

- - Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, Share point

- - Knowledge of Business and IT ticketing systems (JIRA / Service Now)

- - Understanding and experience of agile delivery methodology

- - Interest in user experience (UX) design

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.

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees.