Morgan Stanley 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 1,200 offices in 43 countries. The talent and passion of our people is critical to our continued success as a firm. Together, we share four core values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic: 1. Putting Clients First 2. Doing the Right Thing 3. Leading with Exceptional Ideas 4. Giving Back Morgan Stanley is committed to helping its employees build meaningful careers and we strive to be a place for people to learn, achieve and grow. Firm Risk Management Firm Risk Management (FRM) enables Morgan Stanley to achieve its business goals by partnering with business units across the Firm to realize efficient risk-adjusted returns, acting as a strategic advisor to the Board and protecting the Firm from exposure to losses as a result of credit, market, liquidity, operational, model and other risks. Our mission is to serve as the follow roles: · Independent agent to set consistent principles and disciplines for risk management · Strategic advisor to Firm management for setting risk appetite and allocating capital · Industry leader to influence and meet regulatory standards You will collaborate with colleagues across FRM and the Firm to protect the Firm's capital base and franchise, advise businesses and clients on risk mitigating strategies, develop tools and methodologies to analyze and monitor risk, contribute to key regulatory initiatives and report on risk exposures and metrics to enable informed and strategic decision-making. Through thoughtful analysis and clear communication we are best able to bring our ideas to the table and improve the Firm. Firm Risk Management values diversity and is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all employees. Firm Risk Management's unique franchise promotes: ü Flat, flexible and integrated global organization ü Collaboration and teamwork ü Credible, independent decision-making ü Organizational influence ü Creative and practical solutions ü Meritocratic and diverse culture Department Profile The cornerstone of Morgan Stanley's risk management philosophy is the execution of risk-adjusted returns through prudent risk-taking that protects Morgan Stanley's capital base and franchise. Risk Management protects the firm from exposure to losses resulting from defaults by our lending and trading counterparties.
Background on the Position Morgan Stanley seeks a professional to join the Risk Analysis and Reporting team within the Firm Risk department. Firm Risk provides independent market and credit risk oversight across the Firm's trading and investment activities. Risk Analysis and Reporting is a critical component of Firm Risk, responsible for performing detailed risk analysis, creating comprehensive risk reporting and designing and implementing strategic reporting solutions. The individual will cover a diverse range of responsibilities to facilitate analysis and control of risk information to meet the requirements of the Firm's Risk Management function and the regulators. To be successful, candidates will need to have a relevant educational background (economics, mathematics, statistics or programming languages), a strong desire to learn, and the ability to work on a multidisciplinary, multi-regional team. Information processed in the department is confidential and thus the candidate must demonstrate integrity.
Primary Responsibilities · Perform in-depth market and credit risk analysis to support Firm's Risk Management and regulatory demands. · Lead strategic Firm Risk Management communication efforts by developing comprehensive senior management and board risk reporting capabilities · Lead FRM regulatory and public disclosure reporting efforts, e.g. 10-K/Q, CCAR, Stress Testing, etc. · Lead projects to design and implement innovative solutions to solve complex risk data problems and enhance the Firm's risk data management capabilities. · Work with other business groups, business analysts and IT to identify and implement solutions for external or internal requests, such as new reports, data quality improvements and reporting process improvements. · Lead the development and implementation of risk infrastructure projects to enhance data management and risk reporting capabilities. · Develop presentations for senior management committees and board of directors. · Design and optimize risk data structures. · Work with regulators and internal audit to remediate gaps in reporting/data issues. · Experience working under pressure and performing to tight deadlines.
Skills Required · Strong analytical and problem-solving skills · Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to summarize information for delivery to senior management · Strong project management skills · Good understanding of financial products and risk metrics · Attention to detail and good organizational skills · Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment · Strong proficiency with technology, particularly VBA and databases/SQL, is a plus
Qualifications · Bachelors or Master's degree (preferred) with 5-10 years of work experience in finance/accounting/risk management/front office trading function · Risk management experience in market and/or credit risk preferred · Higher degrees or other qualifications related to any of the above areas will be advantageous
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