Associate- Market Risk(Finance)
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The Financial Control Group (FCG) is responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial and regulatory reporting for the Firm. FCG prepares external financial reports for public filings and regulators. For internal reporting FCG, along with Financial Planning and Analysis (FPA), summarizes, plans and forecasts the organization’s financial position, including income statements, balance sheets, and analyses of future revenues, expenses and earnings. FCG is comprised of Business Unit Controllers, Infrastructure Controllers, Accounting, Regulatory and Reporting groups, and Valuation Review.
The Market Risk Controller Group is responsible for a series of controls designed to help ensure the completeness and accuracy of firm risk data used within the firms Market Risk Capital calculations (e.g. Value at Risk calculation) and for executing testing designed to help assess the ongoing validity of the firms Market Risk models. Given this broad remit, Market Risk Controllers work closely with a wide range of clients and stakeholders globally across Product Controllers, the Market Risk Department, Regulatory Controllers, Accounting policy and the Business Unit. This breadth of interaction provides an excellent and somewhat unique opportunity to learn about a range of businesses and products across the firm. Market Risk Controllers have footprint in Glasgow and New York.
The core function of Market Risk controller:
Capital Indicator assurance: This team executes a series of control processes designed to ensure that firm activity is classified correctly for capital purposes. The parameters of this process are based upon regulatory requirements. Core responsibilities are to review the capital indicators assigned to firm activity to ensure the firms Market Risk Capital calculations are based upon the correct population of firm activity. In addition the team facilitates the overall governance structure for capital indicators and is pivotal in designing and delivering a range of training and reference material to stakeholders (primarily Product Controllers) to help them assign capital indicators appropriately. Key clients are the Market Risk Department, Regulatory controllers, Accounting policy and the Credit Department.
We are looking to hire an associate to fill an opening that has recently developed. This is an exciting opportunity which will offer the successful candidate a unique insight into many of Morgan Stanley’s key businesses, products and more widely the market risk regulatory framework. This is a demanding, fast paced role requiring interaction with various teams/functions/clients globally and will combine elements of BAU control and reporting as well as project work.Qualifications
Key Responsibilities Include:
- Generate accurate & timely reports for senior clients on daily/weekly basis.
- Prepare and maintain weekly/monthly risk metrics
- Partner with IT and other groups to facilitate resolution of issues
- Interpret policies and advise clients on capital indicators.
- Ensuring that assigned projects are delivered on time and any issues escalated proactively.
- Work with wider team/other teams on new regulations/policies impacting firm’s market risk capital requirements.
- Develop and maintain relationships with a range of clients/stakeholders including GPC, Regulatory Controllers, Business Unit, Risk Management.
- Develop an understanding of the various products and businesses for which we provide support.
- Partner with wider MRC team both locally and globally on cross silo initiatives/projects
- Maintain functional policies and procedures
- Appropriately escalate risk issues to local management
- Provide ad-hoc analytical support to clients
- Understanding of Alteryx will be an added advantage
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