Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, institutional securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 42 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals.
Sales and Trading Overview
From global institutions to hedge funds, investors come to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading, and market-making services in almost every type of financial instrument in all the world's financial markets. Morgan Stanley professionals use our network and technology to provide liquidity and sophisticated analysis, to manage risk and execute reliably in the fast-changing markets. The main divisions across Sales and Trading include the Institutional Equities Division (IED), Fixed Income Division (FID) and Business Resource Management (BRM).
Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equity Division (IED) is a global leader in the origination, distribution and trading of equity securities. Our equity Sales & Trading operations provide liquidity, distribute content and create innovative product solutions.
Morgan Stanley's Fixed Income Division (FID) is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Distribution. Professionals in the Division assess and actively manage risk, trade securities and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced, ever-evolving global markets.
Bank Resource Management (BRM) handles the centralized liability management and governance of Morgan Stanley's global securities financing and OTC derivatives activities, in partnership with Corporate Treasury. BRM is positioned at the core of transaction flows to ensure proper and consistent allocation and pricing of resources across market facing businesses globally. BRM helps position Morgan Stanley as a leader in establishing funding and collateral management practices.
Description of Role
Business Unit Risk Management (BURM) is responsible for structuring and implementing the risk management framework for Sales and Trading as part of their first line of defense responsibilities.
BURM is currently seeking a Senior Associate or Vice President to be based in the Firm's regional headquarters here in Hong Kong.
Reporting to the Asia Head of Non-Market Risk and Electronic Trading Risk Management for Sales and Trading, this role will be covering Asia Pacific, excluding Japan; and be responsible for these key Non-Market Risk responsibilities:
- Ensure standardization and consistency in risk management policies and procedures applicable to Sales and Trading. - Partner with functional groups, including Legal, Compliance, Operations, Credit, Tax, FCG and IT to identify, assess and mitigate business related risks. - Govern all New Business initiatives and work with desk and functional support areas on these initiatives. - Support regulatory inquiries, internal audits and compliance testing across the Asia region. - Serve as a contact for Information Security, Conflicts and wall crossing purposes. - Track and manage all operational risk incidents and run with the periodic Risk and Control Self-Assessment program. - Work with the Sales and Trading organization including Business Resource Management (BRM), the Institutional Equity Division (IED) and Fixed Income Division (FID) on day-to-day queries and issues. #LI-JG1
Qualifications and Skill-sets:
- A university degree, with 5-8 years of professional experience in Risk Management, Technology, Compliance or Operations. - Solid working knowledge of securities, derivatives and securities lending necessary, secured funding and repo markets advantageous. - Strong knowledge of Asian markets including the associated regulations that govern the Asian region. - Ability to work effectively across business and functional groups to build working relationships. - An analytical mindset. - Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
- Candidates with more experience will be hired as Junior Vice President.