Americas Conflicts Manager

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 17 Dec 18

Americas Conflicts Manager

Background on the Team
The Global Conflicts Office is part of the Legal and Compliance Department, and is responsible for overseeing the Firm's global conflicts architecture. The Group presently has 8 members- 5 in NY; 2 in London; and 1 in Hong Kong. The Group is looking to hire a new member in NY, who would work alongside the NY Conflicts Manager.
Primary Responsibilities
-Daily review of new mandates/ situations submitted into the Firm's Conflict File in the Americas
-Analyze any existing, relevant touch points
-Distribute each new mandate to applicable Business Units for review
-Facilitate clearance or other appropriate actions for each new submission in the Americas- liaising closely with relevant BUs and LCD, as well as interfacing with the other regional Conflict Managers in the GCO office
-Conversely, liaise with other regional Conflict Managers regarding clearing non- Americas submissions for the Americas region
-Respond to conflicts-related queries/ provide interpretations to BUs
-Assist in providing relevant information on mandates required to be disclosed to clients
-Assist in collecting/ analyzing Conflicts-related metrics
-Assist in user acceptance testing (UAT) of Conflict system enhancements

Qualifications:

Skills required (essential)
-Bachelor's Degree- preferably in law, finance or business
-Work experience at a financial institution or law firm- preferably involving familiarity with conflicts management, or with financial services legal, compliance and business issues
-Excellent presentation and relationship management skills
-Ability to work as a team player, as well as independently
-Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
-Adept at working in a fast-paced, high energy and dynamic environment
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel