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.
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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 Strategy Group is responsible for leading the strategic project agenda for the GFC program. Additionally the function is responsible for delivering consistent and effective deployment of transformational initiatives through project management and UAT oversight activities .
Reporting Lines This role reports to the GFC UAT Team Manager.
Primary Responsibilities The individual will be required to:
- Coordinate with release management team on test cycle schedule and testing readiness - Develop and communicate testing approach and present plans to stakeholders - Analyze and create test scenarios/scripts for user acceptance and regression testing based on functional specifications and business requirements - Lead user acceptance testers in test preparation, planning and execution efforts - Assist testers in documentation of test results and ensure the test requirements are met - Identify project risks and defects and develop mitigation plans and workarounds as necessary - Coordinate with technology partners to resolve defects to ensure proper implementation - Update and maintain inventory of test scripts developed for each project release and regression testing to ensure alignment with the current system functionality - Partner with technology to develop automated tests - Provide regular reporting of testing progress and results and status of deliverables - Review testing artifacts developed by QA team and provide feedback - Escalate issues and risks to management as required - Oversee defect management - Perform ad hoc testing, as necessary - Participate in post-release validation activities
Skills required (essential)
- Have 4+ years professional experience at a large financial institution - Have a 4 year college degree with outstanding academic credentials - Have previous experience with UAT and regression testing - Have a knowledge of testing life cycle - 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 - Have the ability to facilitate meetings among stakeholders with diverse points of view - Be certified as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist by ACAMS or equivalent AML certification/license - or certification within 15 months of hire
- Knowledge of/experience in Client Onboarding, AML and KYC preferred - Advanced knowledge and experience using Excel and ALM strongly preferred - Self-motivated team player - Detail-oriented - 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
Internal Number: 5208341
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