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About the Company
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 747 offices in 42 countries. 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 Position Description
Morgan Stanley is a worldwide leader in investment banking and is ranked amongst the top firms in mergers and acquisitions, underwriting of equity and equity-related transactions, high-yield debt financing and corporate debt issuance. With over 2,000 professionals in 30 countries, we are consistently recognized for our performance in both traditional and innovative financing techniques, helping a wide range of clients around the world to make and execute decisions about their strategic and financial structure.
Our Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Advisory Group devises and executes innovative, customized solutions to our clients' most challenging issues. The M&A team excels in domestic and international transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, re-capitalizations, spin-offs, exchange offers, leveraged buyouts and takeover defenses as well as shareholder relations. Morgan Stanley applies its extensive experience with global industries, regions and banking products to meet our clients' short- and long-term strategic objectives.
The successful analyst candidate for M&A Advisory Group will have a strong desire to succeed and a high degree of teamwork, integrity, logical thinking, and business understanding are required. While several years of experience in finance is not necessarily expected at this level, the candidate will be working closely with others whose experience ranges from new graduate to those with 2 to 3 years of direct relevant experience. To succeed, he or she should be able to work effectively even under time pressure and be very comfortable working with financial analytics and presentations. Skills Required:
The candidate will need to be fluent in English with a strong academic background. Suitable candidates will require the following skills:
- Fluency in both Japanese (native level) and English language
- Strong analytical and numerical skills that put you at ease with financial data
- Results driven and able to perform well under pressure and against tight deadlines
- Proven team player with the ability to manage a wide range of responsibilities
- Ability to articulate complex ideas simply and summarize them effectively in your speaking and writing
- Committed to excellence in your work and maintain high professional and ethical standards. Equal Opportunity Statement
Morgan Stanley’s goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the first choice for prospective employees.
It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).