Fund Services Advisor Portal/ Cash Project Manager

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 22 Apr 19

Fund Services Advisor Portal/ Cash Project Manager

Morgan Stanley Fund Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, administers over $295 billion of hedge fund assets. 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 800 professionals based in New York, London, Dublin, Glasgow, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hong Kong.
Position Title:
Technology Product Development: Project Manager/Business Analyst
Position 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 candidate will work closely with the business unit to manage and implement the direction and priorities of the cash platform. This candidate will be responsible for facilitating and gathering detailed user requirements for the development teams, facilitating design reviews with the business and manage the overall rollout plans including QA, user testing, staff training and final delivery. This role also includes being the first line of user support for products, track client issues and works with business to prioritize post implementation issues and enhancements requests. This candidate will have to coordinate between the business, development teams across multiple global locations.
Skills Required:
• Experience working on Portals/Online Applications, Digital experience
• Experience in working on treasury products, familiar with how payments work, banking systems, encompassing both business and technical aspects of the solutions.
• Ability to communicate clearly and navigate at all levels in the organization
• Executive reporting and presentation skills
• Highly organized with critical thinking abilities at both the strategic and tactical levels
• Strong aptitude for undertaking new initiatives for process improvements and work flow simplification. Designing workflows and gathering business requirements.
• Managing multiple work streams and projects across varying products.
• Should have good interpersonal, analytical, cross-functional and administrative skills.
• Experience delivering projects with potential impact to cross functional departments
• Knowledge of Investor Servicing, and Transfer Agency Process for Hedge Funds and Alternative investments structures.
• Ability to work and lead as part of a focused globally distributed team.

Skills/Qualifications Desired:
• Experience working with/for hedge funds, private equity funds, hedge fund technology vendors, hedge fund administrators and/or prime brokers
• Needs to be comfortable with Microsoft office: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, Share point.