Global Financial Crimes: Administration and Operations Professional

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 18 Nov 17 2017-11-18

Global Financial Crimes: Administration and Operations Professional

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 Firm's 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.

Department Profile
Global Financial Crimes (GFC) coordinates day-to-day implementation of the Firm's enterprise-wide financial crime prevention efforts. GFC includes several legal and compliance disciplines and has responsibility for governance, oversight and execution of the Firm's Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Economic Sanctions, Anti-Corruption and Government and Political Activities Compliance programs. GFC also develops and/or assists in the development of appropriate policies and procedures, including those designed to assist the business units to know their clients and conduct appropriate due diligence and to prevent, detect and report potentially suspicious activity. GFC has dedicated coverage managers and teams of analysts who advise and counsel each business unit regarding its AML, economic sanctions and anti-corruption obligations and its particular clients and transactions.
Background on the Team
The GFC team is 200 and growing with employees in countries around the world. The successful candidate will assist the GFC Chief Operating Officer with the administrative and operational management of the group.

Reporting Lines
This role reports to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of GFC.

Primary Responsibilities

Support GFC Administration and Operations group in headcount management, temporary resource engagements, system entitlements, budget tracking across the group including:
- Manage roster reflecting current headcount, open roles and incremental headcount
- Approve entitlements for GFC staff and AML related systems
- Organize and ensure maintenance of email groups, organization charts and GFC contact list
- Coordinate of annual officer promotion process
- Track and monitor temporary resource engagements
- Support annual budget planning and continuous budget tracking efforts, including analyzing monthly spend and G/L data
- Prepare meeting agendas for management meetings; follow up on action items
- Prepare PowerPoint and other meeting materials as requested by senior GFC management
- Serve as backup for business continuity planning purposes
- Help plan various AML team meetings, including Town Halls and off-sites


Skills required (essential)
Candidates must:
- Have 3-5 years professional experience in Anti-Money Laundering, Legal or compliance role within Financial Services or equivalent
- Have a 4 year college degree with outstanding academic credentials
- Strong Excel skills and ability to understand and present department financial information
- Strong project management skills
- Have excellent time management skills and ability to execute tasks within tight deadlines
- Have excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills
- Have excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with colleagues across regions and business units
- Certification as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist by ACAMS or equivalent AML certification/license - or certification within 15 months of hire

Skills desired
- Self-motivated team player
- Must possess the ability to research and resolve issues independently while working across teams to acquire information
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks with the skills to adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment