Morgan Stanley New York , NY 10007
Posted 2 months ago
Firm Investment Management Cross-Risk Manager - Analyst/Associate
Firm Risk Management
Firm Risk Management (FRM) supports 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.
Background on the Position
This role will reside within FRM's Investment Management coverage team, which oversees a variety of risks including, investment, market, liquidity, model and credit risks. The successful candidate will be based in New York and will provide cross-risk coverage of the Firm's extensive investment offerings in the Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) Division.
The team covers a wide variety of products such as private credit & equity funds, real estate funds, infrastructure funds, CLOs, multi-asset mutual funds and money market funds.
Monitoring risks across risk-stripes, including the use of metrics such as stress tests, risk measures, limits, Value-at-Risk (VaR)
Provide independent oversight of all risks related to the Firm's investments portfolio and help create presentations articulating key risks and portfolio changes to senior management in a timely fashion
Enhance the group's stress testing and risk reporting by streamlining the process. Work on data enhancement and infrastructure projects to improve reporting capabilities for more effective risk management
Maintain active dialogue with business units, risk management colleagues, and support groups regarding business activities
Regularly perform deep dives into the Firm's portfolio and ensure the Firm's inventory of key risks is up-to-date and accurate
Bachelor's degree from a 4-year accredited university or equivalent international degree
Preferred 1 to 5 years of post-graduate work, or military experience
Desired proficiency in Excel and SQL or a working knowledge of a programming language
Self-motivated, curious, and adaptable with strong attention to detail and a willingness to assume extended responsibility
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish effective relationships with the business unit and external groups
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to produce concise and effective presentations
Ability to work on multiple projects and deliverables simultaneously, consistently meeting deadlines
Willingness to question established processes and seek to improve them
Desired knowledge of Equity or Fixed Income (Rates, FX and Credit) products
FRM is committed to creating and providing opportunities that enable our workforce to reflect diverse backgrounds and views.