Strategy and Reporting Corporate Treasury VP

Morgan Stanley
London, United Kingdom
Jul 06, 2017
Jul 09, 2017
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

C o mpany Profile

Mo r g a n S ta n l e y i s a l e a d i ng g l o bal f i nan c i al s e rv i c e s f i r m p r o vi d i ng a w i de r a nge of i n v e s t m ent ban k i n g, s e c u r i t i e s , i n v e s t m ent m anage m ent and w e a l t h m anage m ent s e r vi c e s . T he F i r m 's e m p l o y e es s e r v e cl i e n ts w o rl d w i de i n c l u d i n g c o r po r at i on s , g o v e r n m ents and i n d i vi d u a l s f r o m m o r e than 1,2 0 0 o ff i c es i n 4 3 c o u nt r i e s .

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.

Department Profile

Corporate Treasury provides corporate finance advisory service to senior management and internal business units. The department is responsible for optimising the Firm's liquidity and capital base, manages the Firm's foreign exchange and interest rate exposure, and coordinates relationships with regulators, rating agencies, and creditors.

As a member of Corporate Treasury, this individual will be supporting mainly the efforts of the EMEA Liquidity Risk Management. The team is responsible for the firm's Contingency Funding Planning, Liquidity Reserve, liquidity metrics reporting, regulatory requests, and balance sheet liquidity. In addition, this individual will also provide support to other areas of Treasury such as the Treasury Capital Markets team and/ or the Capital Planning team, as required.

It is essential that the candidate has good relationship management skills, and is able to build strong relationships with key Business Unit contacts. The candidate will also have regular and direct interactions with the Global Treasury team, Bank Resource Management, Operations, Financial Control Group, IT and other groups in the business.

Team Structure

Morgan Stanley's Corporate Treasury department is largely focussed in three regions; New York, London and Asia (Tokyo and Hong Kong), with responsibilities covering three main areas:

Liquidity - recommend the Firm's liquidity policy and framework; manage the Firm's overall liquidity profile; provide analysis relating to various capital and liquidity metrics; invest and manage the Firm's liquidity portfolio

Funding - develop and execute long-term financing plan for the Firm, securing attractive financing in global markets; build syndicate relationships to evaluate and access demand for the Firm's credit; continuously monitor the global capital markets for opportunities to enhance funding diversification and cost-effectiveness through the implementation of new products

Capital - manage the Firm's long-term capital resources on a global basis; develop policies regarding equity capital requirements, capital structure, dividends and stock repurchases; promote optimal use of the Firm's capital while ensuring compliance with regulatory, rating agency and Firm capital requirements


Collaboration with key partners/clients to deliver legal entity optimisation initiatives, with particular focus on optimising the balance sheet and capital position of the UK broker dealer

Supporting global and UK-specific legal entity regulatory and department-wide deliverables which may include initiatives related to NSFR, Brexit planning etc.

Communications with Firm and global Treasury management on initiatives; progress, plans and risk items

Driving forward identified initiatives and taking ownership of delivery

Building close links with other key stakeholders across Finance, Tax, Legal, Operations and Technology


Skills Required

The individual should have a core understanding of all Treasury areas including liquidity, capital and funding alongside a good understanding of the principles of risk management balanced with a commercial awareness to support the Business Units

The role requires a broad understanding of the Securities industry, including a strong analytical ability to decipher the Treasury impacts of complex transactions

Strong analytical capabilities including ability to summarise complex business problems and detailed analysis with clarity and brevity

High levels of initiative with appetite to take on responsibility and drive forward initiatives

Strong teamwork skills with an ability to work with virtual teams and colleagues across the regions contributing to common goals

Ability to develop strong relationships with senior management and various risk committees

Excellent communication, interpersonal and client service skills

Adept at working in a fast-paced, high energy level environment

Demonstrate leadership potential and good decision making skills

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products is required

Post graduate qualification: ACT, CFA, CIMA, ACA, MBA or equivalent required

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.

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