Morgan Stanley

Centralised Management Project Business Analyst Director

Glasgow, UK
Not disclosed
28 Feb 2024
06 Mar 2024
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Job Description

The Centralised Management project team is responsible for managing a considerable percentage of Finance's technology spend, helping to deliver across a portfolio of projects including, Regulatory Capital, Leverage and Reporting, Financial Accounting and General Ledger renovation. The team is also front and centre of the technology architecture discussions. The team supports EU, Global and local regulatory driven initiatives across Financial and Capital Reporting including Basel 3, Capital Calculators, FED, SEC, PRA & EBA reporting initiatives.

About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

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. We 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.

What will you be doing?

  • Business analysis in support of the Financial Regulatory Reporting project stream in an Agile environment.
  • Coordination and monitoring of Change Management cycles and prioritisation / tracking of associated deliverables.
  • Liaison with Clients and IT colleagues to identify issues and track prioritization and remediation.
  • Develop collaborative working relationships with a range of stakeholders across different departments and regions.
  • Lead and/ or contribute to key project workstreams relating to buildout of evolving regulatory rules.
  • Preparing periodic project updates and reporting for Clients and Senior Management.
  • Communicate and escalate to line management as appropriate.


What we’re looking for:

  • Subject Matter Expertise within existing Morgan Stanley role or business analysis background gained in the Financial Services Industry. Experience of Financial Reporting projects such as Finrep would be preferred but experience within the wider Financial Regulatory space would be considered.
  • Knowledge of Investment Banking business and related products.
  • Excellent organisational skills with an ability to manage to tight deadlines whilst balancing multiple priorities.
  • Strong analytical, organisational and documentation skills with an ability to understand processes and key controls. Experienced in implementing change effectively to improve existing processes.
  • Experience of data modelling and investigation with the ability to identify issues, develop and implement practical solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and ability to liaise with colleagues/clients of all levels.
  • Highly numerate with an attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work consistently and efficiently to achieve goals either as an individual or as part of a team.
  • Experience of Microsoft Office and project management tools such as Excel, Project and Visio.
  • Experience of investigating, summarising and presenting results in a meaningful format to clients and Senior Management.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work in the Finance department of one of the world's top tier Financial Institutions and gain a first-hand insight into our business.
  • Professional development opportunities including access to Morgan Stanley's world-class internal training program.
  • Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement.
  • A supportive and vibrant diverse environment; we are inclusive of individual backgrounds and leverage them to foster our work environment and culture.
  • A balance between personal and professional lifestyles, including flexible working opportunities such as work from home arrangements.
  • High specification office space with leading technologies, collaborative working spaces and wellbeing facilities including an onsite fitness suite

Flexible work statement:

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.

Internal Applicants:

Internal mobility can be a way to grow your career and realize your professional potential. Typically, you must be in your position for at least 18 months and performing satisfactorily before applying for another job at the Firm. Internal applicants can find out more regarding career navigation, mobility guidelines and policy on our employee portal by clicking here.

Equal opportunities statement:

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize 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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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