Australia Anti-Fraud Officer

Morgan Stanley
Sydney, Australia
Jul 07, 2023
Aug 02, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About The Company

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 1200 offices in 43 countries.

The talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence, and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile
The Fraud department, under the Cyber Data Risk & Resilience division in Technology, acts as the Firm's first line of defence to protect clients and the firm against internal and external fraud through the implementation of fraud awareness training, risk-based preventive and detective fraud controls, and real time fraud incident management in the region. The Australia Anti-Fraud Officer provides coverage for the Wealth Management and Institutional Securities Group in Australia.

  • Work with the responsible management in Australia Wealth Management (AWM) to support the business growth by implementing effective anti-fraud controls.
  • Perform thematic fraud risk assessment and provide threat Intelligence assessment to the responsible management in AWM.
  • Attending regular Governance meetings and reporting key fraud risk findings to the senior management in AWM.
  • Monitoring of monetary and non-monetary transactions to manage fraud risk.
  • Partner with Cyber, Technology Risk and Firm Resilience to respond to fraud incidents.
  • Conduct independent fraud investigation and work with the responsible management to document lessons learned and to remediate fraud risk control gaps.
  • Work with regulators and law enforcement in the region on fraud related inspection and investigation.


  • General knowledge on fraud.
  • Experience in fraud investigations is desirable (but not essential).
  • Familiar with the general regulatory regime in Australia and the rest of Asia.
  • Experience in dealing with regulators and law enforcement in Asia is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the wealth management business and payment infrastructure in Australia is required.
  • Data analytics skills will be a plus.
  • Ability to work under pressure in handling time critical investigations, managing conflict and challenge payment team processes and controls.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Equal Opportunity Statement
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, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce.
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