Quantitative Financial Expert

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 20 Mar 19

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Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

We are currently looking to hire a
Quantitative Financial Expert
for our Budapest office

The Model Control team, as part of the firm's Valuation Control within Finance, provides an independent assessment of the entire spectrum of the valuation of Morgan Stanley's assets from plain vanilla products to the most complex

structured derivative transactions. The Budapest Model Control team leverages its quantitative skill set and intimate product expertise to act as a guardian of Morgan Stanley's valuation risk across the Globe.

The nature of the role provides a unique opportunity in Hungary to create an impact on the valuation framework of the derivatives products traded in a Top Tier investment bank.


Combine your acquired market intuition with various quantitative techniques to provide analysis on often novel or unconventional trades
Discuss the results of your independent assessment with senior stakeholders in front office, risk management and financial team members located in New York, London, Budapest, Hong Kong and Tokyo
Complete our new-hire training program on our internal processes, programming tools and trading structures to successfully perform the evaluation of the financial derivatives pricing methodologies used within the Firm

What we can offer:

A challenging position in quantitative finance requiring self-motivated problem solving skills in a dynamic environment
The possibility to develop yourself among high achiever people who share integrity, intellectual curiosity and the desire to work in a collegial environment
An opportunity to shape the future of the world's capital markets business at the Derivatives House of the Year 2018


Skills required:

Knowledge of financial markets and derivatives, financial mathematical concepts encountered at university and have preferably applied them during your professional career
Strong academics required with preference for an advanced degree in a quantitative discipline: e.g. financial engineering, statistics, mathematics, physics, or engineering
Confident user of Excel and other technology tools
Strong inter-personal skills in order to interact confidently with Business Unit, Trading Strategists, Finance senior management, and the Market Risk Department
Able to learn quickly, communicate with virtual teams, perform well under pressure, and enjoy the challenge of doing so

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.

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, 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.