Fixed Income Product Control Projects Lead

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 16 Feb 19

Fixed Income Product Control Projects Lead

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.

Department Profile:
The Financial Control Group (FCG) is responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial and regulatory reporting for the Firm. FCG prepares external financial reports for public filings and regulators. For internal reporting FCG, along with Financial Planning and Analysis (FPA), summarizes, plans and forecasts the organization's financial position, including income statements, balance sheets, and analyses of future revenues, expenses and earnings. FCG is comprised of
Business Unit Controllers, Infrastructure Controllers, Accounting, Regulatory and Reporting groups, and Valuation Review.

The role is part of the global product control project group which works on design and execution of various strategic and tactical change projects. The candidate will be part of the team working on various global change the bank projects
spearheaded by FID Product Control. The role interacts with Finance senior management and stakeholders, and will work closely in partnership with teams in other areas of Finance. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of project management and/or business analyst experience. Some product control experience is a plus.

Responsibilities:
- Assess project issues, and communicate project status, issues & risks to management
- Manage project plan and status of individual milestones
- Manage implementation lifecycle; partner up with Finance subject matter experts to collect and document the functional requirements, coordinate user acceptance testing, work with technology counterparts to progress development, testing
and schedule production releases
- Create and deliver presentations to senior project sponsors and stakeholders
- Set up a framework to maintain project documentation, business requirements, presentation decks, reference materials and closure documentation
- Conduct project governance, working group and internal project team meetings, create and manage agenda and minutes, ensure and track attendance, create and distribute meeting materials
- Manage project budget and resources

Qualifications:

- 5+ years of experience
- Excellent problem solving and analytic capabilities
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- Highly detail oriented
- Ability to coordinate and effectively manage projects involving individuals across different divisions
- Product control experience a plus