Morgan Stanley Advantage Services Pvt. Ltd.

Associate - Reference Data

Job Location:  Mumbai City
Job Description:  SkillSet: data quality, data services, reference data, service levels, wealth management.

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 Firms 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.
Team Profile:

Shared Service Banking Operations (SSBO) delivers industry utility solutions by aligning the right functions, people, processes and tools into 14 core disciplines offering tailored client service levels that are efficient, controlled and compliant with regulation.
Legal Entity Reference Data Services Team is part of the Global Client Reference Data Services Team (CRDS) within SSBO and is responsible for the creation and maintenance of Morgan Stanley party reference data for clients, issuers, and vendors for the duration of the entire business relationship. The team is located in Glasgow, Baltimore and Mumbai, and cover requests globally.
About the Role
- Create newly acquired (parties) client, issuer, and vendor records in the system. This involves investigating various approved sources and analyzing various approved documents to determine key attributes required for operational processing, as well as financial and regulatory reporting
- Maintain the records of existing parties using the same required analysis and due diligence
- Processing Corporate Actions such as name changes, mergers, etc. by validating against approved sources, identifying pre- and post-notification requirements of sensitive stakeholders, processing the actions ensuring all parties, sites, hierarchies, etc. are updated based on the Corporate Action. Additionally, ensuring all obsolete documents are invalidated and replaced with current valid documentation
- Additional duties as they regard party referential data attributes
- Partner with key business areas and other stakeholders to assure compliance with policies and regulations, as well as to review requests for additional processes and data quality rules, which may include remediation initiatives based on new regulations or business requirements
- Update proprietary systems with information / documentation obtained, and potentially performing data quality reviews
- Maintain a high level of accuracy and data quality standards

, *The ideal candidate will have previous experience/knowledge within an Operations related environment. They will be a confident analytical person with excellent oral and written communication skills. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
- Qualified at degree level or equivalent industry experience
- Aptitude to work in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to handle volume spikes and prioritize work including ad-hoc requests and projects to meet business demands in a timely manner
- Ability to recognize potential risk issues and escalate/report on a timely basis;
- Adaptability and flexibility, ability to perform under pressure or in changing environment
- Outstanding attention to details and analytical ability
- Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
- Self-driven, capable of performing day-to-day activities with minimal guidance and supervision
- Ability to influence stakeholders and gain consensus across different groups
Functional Area:  Web / Mobile Technologies
Experience:  3 - 8 years
Qualification:  ("Graduation in any field")
Salary:  7 Lakh to 12 Lakh INR
Morgan Stanley Advantage Services Pvt. Ltd.
Job Ad publication date: 14 May 2021