I was part of the deduplication team which essentially looked at all the 'parties', entities or individuals that do/have done business with MS in past, that had ever been created and deleting any duplicate parties from the system. It was essentially clearing out the old system ready for a new system to come into place. I did this everyday, over and over.
Depending on the team you are joining for the duration of your placement you may be given daily, monthly, or annual tasks or you may also join project teams and work on specific projects. I have had experiences where I've worked on daily, monthly, and annual tasks. You will have responsibilities and deadlines that will be set for these responsibilities contributing to the firms activities
Concerned with the settlement and reconciliation of cash flows on Equity Swaps, Options, Variance and Volatility Swaps. The settlements teams are responsible for monitoring the pre and post settlement of cash flows to ensure timely settlement and resolution of discrepancies. We have a global presence with settlements team based in Glasgow, Baltimore, Mumbai, Tokyo, Milan and Paris.
Liaising with investment team and portfolio specialists to distil key messages and generate content and timelines for website and social media platforms. I regularly communicate with the compliance team to ensure that the content I'm creating adheres to strict policies. Research images for digital magazines and other marketing material.
Since the internship was online, we did not get to partake in any of the legitimate work. Our time during the internship consisted of Zoom calls to get to know senior managers and our teams. We also had group projects for charity and presentations. At the end of the internship we did solo presentations.
In the Position Service Group you will take care of the processing of corporate events in cooperation with the internal and external stakeholders. For instance, completing all the necessary steps for dividend and coupon payments accurately and in a timely manner or preparing instructions for the Annual General Meetings.
Contribute to presentation materials, substantive and analytical reports and projects requested by GCM in EMEA as well as globally / Preparation of regular data reviews, incl. weekly updates for GCM / Working on risk initiatives including the administration and successful implementation of new regulations affecting GCM
Helping out in various areas of sustainability, recently with a focus on regulation due to new reporting requirements in the EU. I also work on client questionnaires, present internally on various topics such as our approach to ESG integration in investments, track our ESG AUM, create slide decks, help with sustainability reporting requirements.
I worked with a global team to maintain and integrate the firm's security products and ensure their reliable performance and delivery to stakeholders. This involved designing and implementing tools and procedures to deploy and configure infrastructure, investigate new products or vendors in a lab environment to compare potential new software acquisitions and debugging issues with existing products used by the firm. Also, communicating with the other team members or stakeholders via email, chat and video call.
Was placed in the Security Settlements team in the Frankfurt Office. Was tasked with ensuring settlement of equity and fixed income trades in the German markets in a timely manner. Constant interaction with both internal and external stakeholders on a daily basis to ensure trade settlement.