Analyst / Associate – Liquidity Risk Manager

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Analyst / Associate – Liquidity Risk Manager

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POSTING DATE: Sep 10, 2021

PRIMARY LOCATION: Americas-United States of America-New York-New York

EDUCATION LEVEL: Bachelor’s Degree

JOB: Liquidity Risk


JOB LEVEL: Associate


Morgan Stanley

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.

The talent and passion of our people is critical to our continued success as a firm. Together, we share five core values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic:

1. Doing the Right Thing

2. Putting Clients First

3. Leading with Exceptional Ideas

4. Committing to Diversity and Inclusion

5. Giving Back

Morgan Stanley is committed to helping its employees build meaningful careers and we strive to be a place for people to learn, achieve and grow.

Firm Risk Management

Firm Risk Management (FRM) enables 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.

Our mission is to serve as the follow roles:

Independent agent to set consistent principles and disciplines for risk management

Strategic advisor to Firm management for setting risk appetite and allocating capital

Industry leader to influence and meet regulatory standards

You will collaborate with colleagues across FRM and the Firm to protect the Firm’s capital base and franchise, advise businesses and clients on risk mitigating strategies, develop tools and methodologies to analyze and monitor risk, contribute to key regulatory initiatives and report on risk exposures and metrics to enable informed and strategic decision-making. Through thoughtful analysis and clear communication we are best able to bring our ideas to the table and improve the Firm.

Firm Risk Management values diversity and is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all employees.

Firm Risk Management’s unique franchise promotes:

Flat, flexible and integrated global organization

Collaboration and teamwork

Credible, independent decision-making

Organizational influence

Creative and practical solutions

Meritocratic and diverse culture

Background on the Position

The role will reside within the Firm Risk Management’s Liquidity Risk Department which is a team dedicated to providing independent oversight of the Firm’s business activities, serving as a second line of defense to ensure that the size and composition of the Firm’s liquidity resources are adequate in amount and quality. The Liquidity Risk Department reports to the Chief Risk Officer and is responsible for independent oversight and monitoring of the Firm’s overall trading, funding, financing and banking businesses, liquidity risk limit setting, risk assessment and analysis, and management and regulatory reporting, including adherence to relevant regulatory requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

Identifying, assessing and monitoring liquidity risks related to the Firm’s business activities

Maintaining active dialogue with business units, Corporate Treasury, risk management colleagues, and other groups regarding business strategies, risk representation, and limit compliance

Preparing and presenting briefings to senior management on key risk issues

Collaborate with Technology on liquidity risk related projects

Conduct analysis on key risk areas and communicate results with relevant stakeholders

Creating high quality reports for Boards, Regulators and internal use on a regular basis.

Innovate ways to identify key risks/concentrations and implement processes to actively monitor these risks

Assist, as needed, with the review and challenge of stress models


Skills Required

2-6 years relevant experience, preferably working in a Corporate Treasury or a Risk Management department at a financial institution

Excellent academic background, preferably with a degree in business, finance or a quantitative discipline

Strong understanding of risk, liquidity, and financial products

Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

Ability to synthesize complex data sets and problems and conceptualize appropriate solutions

Proactive with the ability to work as both part of a close-knit team and independently

Excellent communication skills for written, graphical and verbal presentation, with high competency in Excel and PowerPoint

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