Firm Investment Management Cross-Risk Manager Analyst/Associate

Morgan Stanley New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Firm Investment Management Cross-Risk Manager - Analyst/Associate

Taylor Prebish

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.

Primary Responsibilities

  • 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.

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