ISG Cross-Divisional Governance (1st line) - Analyst/Associate

London, United Kingdom
Not disclosed
29 Nov 2021
15 Dec 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time

Job Description

Company Profile:

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.

Position Description:

The ISG Cross-Divisional Governance group within ISG Management is a 1st line team responsible for governing the Global Model Control, Trader Mandate, Booking Model, and Trading Risk Limit Governance functions within Morgan Stanley.

These in-business risk management teams’ partner with internal and external control groups to understand business needs and their associated risks, execute on practical solutions, and maintain a global governance, communication, and awareness strategy that underscores a culture of control excellence.


Primary Responsibilities:

This specific role is part of the Limit Governance Team focused on governance and oversight of the Firm’s Risk Limit Framework. The candidate would be expected to undertake a wide range of duties, often having to manage multiple tasks with frequent changes to priorities.

The primary responsibilities include supporting the daily activities and initiatives of the group, such as:

  • Enhancing the framework to monitor compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Identifying key metrics and assisting in the design and implementation of reports
  • Overseeing the process of the Limit Governance Program which includes monitoring compliance through investigation of alerts, escalation of exceptions to policies and assisting with their resolution
  • Working with stakeholders to maintain and manage the Limit Framework
  • Engaging and assisting key stakeholders in the implementation of procedures ensuring consistency of framework across all business units
  • Identifying opportunities for improvements of existing control framework and participate in projects to enhance controls
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses to support continuous improvement of the control processes

Skills Required:

  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Previous relevant industry experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, confidence to present to senior management, able to balance various initiatives and deadlines simultaneously
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Initiative and ability to facilitate communication among departments
  • Sound analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Sensitivity to detail and accuracy in everyday work

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs