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Valuation Risk Controller, Associate

Morgan Stanley
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Aug 2, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Valuation Risk Controller




Morgan Stanley Valuation Control provide an independent valuation assessment across the entire spectrum of financial instruments, ranging from vanilla products to the most complex structured and derivative transactions. This process involves the certification of models and their valuation methodologies, evaluating internal marks against external benchmarks, identification, and resolution of valuation discrepancies, and communicating a valuation assessment to traders and Finance management. The team is also involved in the continuous enhancements of the valuation control infrastructure.

What we offer:
> The chance to work in the Finance department of one of the world's top tier Financial Institutions and gain first-hand insight into our business
> Work with and obtain in-depth knowledge of a wide range of financial products from plain vanilla products to the most exotic structured derivatives
> Engagement with the other offices globally, including New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo
> A competitive salary and benefits package, and eligibility for annual bonus
> Open minded and welcoming environment, where your ideas are taken seriously
> Continued professional development based on your career interests

About 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.

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. We 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.

What will you be doing?
> Undertake monthly independent valuations of a global portfolio of financial assets using external data sources and internal models
> Present to and communicate with traders regularly to convey valuation results and discuss marking methodologies
> Review valuation and risk models, while working closely with model developers
> Enhance and streamline existing working processes
> Understand global financial markets, follow market movements and comprehend the impact on the portfolio and firm

What we're looking for:
> Completed degree in Finance, Mathematics, Economics, or any other STEM or Business-related discipline
> Strong analytical and quantitative skills
> Good understanding of financial markets and products
> Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
> Ability to develop strong internal client relationships
> Willingness to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic environment with shifting priorities
> Professional qualifications and familiarity with programming languages is an advantage, but not a necessity.
Where will you be working?
This role is based in 25 Cabot Square, London.

Flexible work statement:
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.

Internal Applicants:
Internal mobility can be a way to grow your career and realize your professional potential. Typically, you must be in your position for at least 18 months and performing satisfactorily before applying for another job at the Firm. Internal applicants can find out more regarding career navigation, mobility guidelines and policy on our employee portal by clicking here.

Equal opportunities statement:
Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize 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, perspective.

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