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.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.
The Finance Division reports to the Chief Financial Officer and consists of some 3,000 employees worldwide. Finance protects the Morgan Stanley franchise by serving as guardian of the Firm's books and records, and by contributing to firm wide risk management and risk reduction. This division maintains relationships with Morgan Stanley's various industry and government regulators, and also serves as the conduit of financial information to the outside investment community. Finance plays a critical role as advisor to Morgan Stanley's various businesses and its senior management team.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within Global Funding Control (GFC) and gain a good understanding of Bank Resource Management, Liquidity & Funding Control and Treasury & Capital Markets, as well as work with a highly talented and motivated global team. This role links all aspects of risk with high profile project deliverables across the global GFC organization. In addition to the recurring deliverables, the successful candidate will have the chance to utilize a wide range of skills and work on multiple initiatives, including regulatory requirements, Change the Bank projects and GFC team support.
The team reports in to the Global Lead for Risk, Projects and COO within GFC,
and is uniquely positioned to sit across the global team, understanding and prioritizing across risk and project requirements whilst maintaining a focus on budget.
Whilst based in Baltimore, this role has global responsibilities and presents a unique opportunity to build networks across the global Finance team, as well as with work with the wider GFC team in New York, London, Glasgow, Mumbai, Tokyo and Hong Kong.
The successful candidate will work with all levels within the global GFC team, including Executive Director and Managing Director, establishing risk appetite and ultimately providing independent assurance of the adequacy and effectiveness of risks, controls and processes.
Key responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:
Managing and presenting the weekly risk and reporting metrics for GFC to senior management.
Coordinating and facilitating the monthly GFC Risk & Control meeting with senior management, briefing the team on recent Operational Risk Incidents, risk trending analysis, new product approval trends, etc.
Assisting global colleagues with managing the annual Risk & Control Self Assessment (RCSA). This includes training employees on the process and ensuring that the various business lines within the department approach the assessment in standardized, cohesive manner.
Driving forward project deliverables, such as renovation of processes or implementation of system changes.
Managing the implementation of new controls and processes to comply with various regulatory findings and reduce overall risk ratings.
Assisting global colleagues in execution of various streams of operational risk related work. This will include a range of regulatory and internal deliverables, where the successful candidate will add significant value to the risk agenda of these programs.
Partnering with colleagues and internal clients on various projects.
Representing GFC at multiple global risk forums and take ownership for key risk initiatives.
Assisting with all aspects of management reporting required by GFC Operating Committee.
Identifying opportunities across the global GFC organization for risk reduction, and embed control solutions.
Understanding and reporting on headcount requirements.
Demonstrating effective cost governance, by working with global team to ensure appropriate approvals are obtained for all spend (e.g.: travel, temporary and consultant resources).
Building new processes and reports to adapt to continually changing environment.
The successful candidate should:
Have 5 years of professional experience.
Have strong communication skills, with a proven track record of managing communications with senior stakeholders, as well as influencing outcomes.
Have the ability to manage and prioritize multiple streams of work and the ability to stay calm under pressure.
Be able to demonstrate they can work flexibly across time zones.
Have a strong desire to learn.
Have strong analytical skills with a control focus and high regard to attention to detail.
Be able to demonstrate strong risk awareness.
Have the ability to work autonomously.
Have a proven track record of developing and improving reporting and processes.
Be adept at working in a fast-paced, high-energy level environment.
Be a qualified accountant, preferred, but is not required.
Be proficient with Microsoft Office, in particular Excel.
A product control background would be preferred, but is not required.