Prime Brokerage Client Coverage Desk Apprentice

  • Level 4-7 (Higher)
  • London

Morgan Stanley

You will support a team of Account Managers responsible for managing the delivery of key Prime Brokerage (PB) services for a variety of hedge fund and institutional clients. Covering multiple asset classes, you will support a highly dynamic team who are central to providing solutions to their client base and co-ordinating/delivering the Firm’s resources. Their objective is to maximise client satisfaction by delivering best in class PB service.

A typical day

  • *Start date: September 2021*
  • Networking across various teams to gain a better understanding of Hedge Funds
  • Supporting operational, financing & risk aspects of account management
  • Tracking exceptions & reporting risk metrics throughout the day
  • Assisting with multi asset class technical & market related client queries
  • Helping to prepare, contribute to, and participate in client business meetings/interactions
  • Assisting Account Managers with market share and data analytics required for tracking & reporting
  • Reacting to ad-hoc requests in order to ensure client service excellence for our client base
  • Collation of data with regards to client commentary, performance highlights, subscriptions and redemptions (all required for weekly and monthly management reporting)
  • Assisting the Coverage Teams with administrative & ad-hoc project work
  • Assisting the Chief Commercial Officer team with client outreaches, data analysis, & working across the Client Coverage teams to centrally co-ordinate topical items
  • Working with the CCO team to help prepare for various control meetings including weekly corporate events meeting, ad-hoc Due Diligence meetings & project work

You must have

  • Five GCSE grades C – A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • B or 5 at GCSE Maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)
  • Three A levels at grades A*-C (or 240 UCAS points or new tariff equivalent)
  • B or 5 at GCSE English

Skills needed

  • Strong organisation, verbal & written communication
  • Team-player willing to €œget stuck in €
  • Entrepreneurial & commercial
  • Confident & resilient, delivering best service to clients
  • Own their learning of Hedge Fund strategies, multiple asset classes & Firm structure
  • Quickly comprehend & filter complex information
  • Good judgement in risk situations, prioritise & escalate issues
  • Ability to multi-task, work to deadlines
  • Highly personable, ability to build strong relationships
  • Competitive spirit, able to drive business opportunities
  • Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel & Powerpoint