IT Finance / Business Manager, Associate - Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 18 Aug 18 2018-08-18

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Overview of Role
Institutional Securities Technology (IST) is part of Morgan Stanley Technology Department responsible for developing enterprise applications for Equities, Fixed Income and Investment Banking business, etc. IST ensure that the Firm manages its global businesses and serves clients on a market leading technology platform that is resilient, safe, smart, fast and flexible. IST attract and nurture diverse talent to engineer innovative solutions in a complex and rapidly evolving world.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our division as IT Business Manager.

Roles & Responsibilities:
- Drive IT budgeting/forecasting processes that follow global guidance and align with business priorities
- Enhance IT financial governance by producing regular financial reports with qualitative analysis and presenting it to IT management
- Enhance partnership with business to manage IT spend by running regular meetings with senior business sponsors to explain total technology bill and provide cost transparency including infrastructure and staffing spend, cash and P&L view
- Facilitate cost management of IT project managers and application owners by providing regular project cost tracking reports and application total cost of ownership analysis
- Govern IT resources to meet the business plan and in line with workforce strategy
- Gatekeeper on day to day technology spend within budget and in compliance with firm policy
- Implement global Technology financial and resource management systems in Asia and be the subject matter expert on related processes/systems
- Partner with Corporate Services to manage the office space that supports the growth of IT department


- University degree in Accounting or Information Technology, previous IT management experience will be an advantage
- Good communication and stakeholder management skills across different levels and departments in the organization
- Strong analytical, organizational and problem management skills

- Multi-tasking skills and be able to operate in fast-paced working environment