Morgan Stanley Fund Services (MSFS) is a leading fund administration business with ~$600 billion assets under administration and 1,400+ professionals across New York, London, Dublin, Glasgow, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hong Kong. MSFS services a global institutional client base, providing hedge funds, multi-asset class investors, family offices and private equity firms with innovative product solutions. Primarily, MSFS provides accounting, investor servicing, reporting, tax, middle and back-office support, and portfolio analytics. MSFS employees work closely with the Chief Operating Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Portfolio Managers and investors of our clients.
The MSFS Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week program that begins with one week of classroom training, followed by dedicated training within the Accounting team.
All Summer Analysts will receive on-the-job training and exposure to a wide variety of roles, products and services throughout MSFS, working alongside experienced professionals in a fast-paced, client-facing, and market-driven environment. Summer Analysts will have the opportunity to broaden and strengthen their respective skillsets, collaborating with individuals across MSFS on meaningful projects and initiatives. In addition, the Program features a Senior Management Speaker Series, teach-ins, cross-divisional networking events, community service events, performance reviews, and a robust mentorship program.
The program begins with a one-day orientation where Summer Analysts are introduced to the Firm and primary businesses, as well as to one another at our opening Firmwide networking event. For the remainder of training, Summer Analysts will attend divisional-specific events designed to help develop the core skills required for a successful summer.
Accounting – Client Service: Our accounting team works closely with Chief Financial Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Accounting and Operations professionals of our clients. The team leverages proprietary MSFS technology tools and accounting expertise to support our clients daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual fund portfolio and investor accounting reporting cycles as part of maintaining accounting books and records.
Qualifications / Skills / Requirements:
- Current undergraduate student with a graduation date of December 2023 or Spring 2024
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
- Basic understanding of common financial instruments (e.g., equity swaps, future and options, bonds, and foreign currency forwards) preferred
- Strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
- Collaborative, quick learner, adaptable, enjoy solving problems, possess a strong work ethic and ability to multi-task
- A keen interest in finance and markets
- Accounting major preferred
This role requires that all successful applicants be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccinations within 3 days of commencement of employment.