Morgan Stanley

Associate - Electronic Trading Risk Management (Fixed Income Division)

Mumbai (MSA), Maharashtra, India
Not disclosed
10 May 2024
10 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Division: FID BCU (Business Control Unit) Risk Mgmt

Team: FID ETRM (Electronic Trading Risk Management)

Location: Mumbai

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Region supported: EMEA

Timing: London 7:30am – 4:30pm

Department Profile

The Fixed Income Division is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Distribution. Professionals in the Division assess and actively manages risk, trade securities, and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets. The Commodities Division is a market leader across a broad range of commodities markets, with expertise in areas including client risk management, financing solutions and investor products Sales & Trading.

From the largest global institutions to innovative new hedge funds, investors come to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading, and market-making services in almost every type of financial instruments including stocks, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange, and commodities. Our professionals provide liquidity and content to clients around the world, actively assessing and managing risk, trading securities, and planning and executing transactions in the fast-changing markets. As the needs of our clients become increasingly complex, we often develop customized solutions.

Background on the Team

As part of the Fixed Income Division, the team is responsible for overseeing and managing electronic and algorithmic trading risks. The team owns the controls governance framework within 1LoD. The Mumbai team is an extension of the global FID ETRM function, supporting in various day to day tasks and initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will be an individual contributor, working closely with the global team and is expected to be comfortable to lead tasks independently, including the following:

  • Providing support to the team in setting trading limits and defining appropriate limit structure governance.
  • Improve and monitor existing control frameworks for electronic trading platforms/applications or architect new controls if none exist. 
  • Critical assessment of systems architecture development as it relates to market impact, market access, fat finger risks, etc.
  • Support MiFID II PTT RTS2 reporting requirements, ensure eligible transactions are STPed. 
  • Identify exceptions and perform root cause analysis.
  • Liaise with Technology, Sales & Trading, Risk Management, Legal and Compliance on applicable eTrading deliverables and initiatives.
  • Managing Counterparty Credit Limits on the Interbank FX ECN Platforms and collaborating with Tech & FX Trader to identify and implement necessary risk controls.
  • Performing periodic limit reviews with key stakeholders like sales & trading, credit risk, counterparty risk, etc.
  • Performing various ad hoc data analytical tasks as may be required in usual course of business.


Skills required (essential)

  • Post Graduate with a First Class or above throughout.
  • 6 to 9 years’ overall experience in Banking & Finance industry. 
  • Background in electronic trading risk management, limits governance, would be ideal. 
  • The job level will correspond to the relevancy of the experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of financial products, including Fixed Income and Derivatives.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Team player with ability to work in global environment.
  • Strong MS-Excel knowledge, ability to perform data analysis. 
  • Knowledge of Macros will be a plus.
  • Ability to clearly articulate objectives, requirements, risks and issues.
  • Effective time management, relationship management, negotiation and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask, prioritize.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Ability to work independently and to drive projects to completion, while proactively ensuring project teams and relevant stakeholders are kept up to date and expectations properly managed.

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

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