Liquidity Trader

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

Liquidity Trader

Morgan Stanley Investment Management, together with its investment advisory affiliates, has more than 608 investment professionals around the world and $482 billion in assets under management or supervision as of December 31, 2017. Morgan Stanley Investment Management strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.

This individual will support the Trading efforts of the Global Liquidity Team in New York.
Responsibilities
Analyze, execute and reconcile Money Market purchase and sales transactions.
Effectively communicate market conditions and investment strategy to the PMs, investment team, and distribution functions.
Monitor and manage intraday liquidity needs of MSIM liquidity funds.
Actively contribute to the integration of new investment processes, trading platforms, and technology.
Promote efficiency and risk reduction on the trading desk by fostering the development of new ideas and strategies.
Help maintain and track portfolio cash balances throughout the day.
Communicate with distribution team and client service team to ensure timely client cash flow details.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with brokers, portfolio managers, and traders

Qualifications:

Skills Required.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Two to five years of general fixed income/money market experience.
Experience with executing money market transactions.
Solid functioning knowledge of the banking system as it relates to money market.
Understanding of the structures and types of various money market securities.
Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and quantitative skills.
Proficient in Bloomberg, TradeWeb, MarketAxess - Aladdin a plus.
Positive team player.

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