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Morgan Stanley Floating Rate Analyst and Trading Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts

Morgan Stanley Investment Management (“MSIM”), together with its investment advisory affiliates, operates in 23 countries with $1.5 Tn in assets under management or supervision as of December 31, 2023. Morgan Stanley Investment Management strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.


Provide trading and systems support on the bank loan trading desk.Job responsibilities include: research/analysis, trade recordation and allocation; compliance monitoring; and maintaining information and portfolio management systems.


  • Process trades through trade and portfolio management system.

  • Examine and confirm trades against fund and account compliance.

  • Review cash balances and cash flows of various funds for reporting to Portfolio Managers and Traders.

  • Perform trade desk research and monitor portfolio investments through Bloomberg, rating agencies, and other news sources.

  • Reconcile portfolio holdings from various sources.

  • Coordinate with portfolio pricing and operations teams.

  • Build and maintain relationships with Wall Street sales, trading and capital markets contacts; and keep PM and analyst teams apprised of primary transactions, secondary flow, and portfolio news.

  • Develop a deep knowledge of leveraged credit markets, CLOs, industry sectors, and portfolio strategies.

  • Other department projects and functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic record.

  • Solid organizational skills with acute attention to detail.

  • Strong desire to learn and ability to adapt to dynamic market conditions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to take initiative and solve problems.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Must be a team player.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Word, and Outlook.

Morgan Stanley's goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the first choice for prospective employees.It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy, veteran or military service status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/Disability/Vet).

Job: *Asset/Investment Management

Title: Floating Rate Analyst and Trading Assistant

Location: Massachusetts-Boston

Requisition ID: 3249962