Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries the people of
Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, product and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.
This role sits within the Australian Wealth Management Risk Team and the key function is to manage, oversee and control risk management processes and policies relating to non-market risk exposures.
Ensure standardization and consistency in risk management policies and procedures applicable across the business.
Oversee and manage risk management activities across interstate branch risk management functions.
Chair and organization of various risk committees.
Partner with functional groups, including Legal, Compliance, Operations, Credit, Tax, Financial Crimes Group and IT to identify, assess and mitigate business related risks.
Govern all New Business initiatives and work with the business and functional support areas on these initiatives.
Support regulatory inquiries, internal audits and compliance testing across the Australian business.
Track report and manage all operational risk incidents.
Manage the annual Risk and Control Self-Assessment program.
Work with the Australian Wealth Business on day-to-day queries and issues.
Manage other business and regulatory project initiatives partnering with regional or local functional groups.
Prioritize competing adviser or business requests in a fast paced environment.
Establish and maintain relationships with other internal stakeholders and departments.
Comply with the ethical standards contained within the Company Code of Conduct.
Adhere to Company policies and procedures, regulatory and legislative requirements.
KEY COMPETENCIES / SKILLS
Extensive Risk Management or Compliance experience.
Advanced MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel skills
Strong knowledge of Australian and International Financial Markets including knowledge of equities, listed and OTC derivatives, fixed income and foreign exchange products.
High attention to detail and an analytical mindset.
Strong project management skills
Strong organisational skills.
Personal Attributes/Interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Display a high level of resilience and strong ability to prioritise tasks
Goal-oriented with demonstrated drive and initiative
QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
University Degree qualified in Finance, Business or Economics degree preferable but not essential.
Recognized industry qualifications preferred but not essential
B. Description of minimum work experience required for this role
Approximately 8 years of prior Risk Management or Compliance experience from a top tier firm.
Experience within wealth management, financial planning or banking highly desirable.