Bank Treasury Associate

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 21 May 19

Bank Treasury Associate

Company Profile:
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.

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
The Finance Division reports to the Chief Financial Officer and consists of some 3,000 employees worldwide. Finance protects the Morgan Stanley franchise by serving as guardian of the Firm's books and records, and by contributing to firm-wide risk management and risk reduction. The Global Treasurer manages Corporate Treasury, a department consisting of approximately 130 employees globally, and reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. Within the Finance Division, Corporate Treasury plays a critical role as an advisor to Morgan Stanley's various businesses and its senior management team.

Corporate Treasury manages the Firm s liquidity and capital resources and accesses funding markets to support the Firm's business-as-usual business objectives and stressed liquidity requirements. In addition, Corporate Treasury maintains relationships with the Firm's industry and government regulators, coordinates its relationships with rating agencies, lenders and creditors, manages the Firm's structural foreign exchange and interest rate exposures, and serves as a conduit of financial information to the outside investment and regulatory community.

Corporate Treasury's policies and strategy are informed in part by the regulatory landscape in which the Firm currently operates. Corporate Treasury provides essential information to the Firm's business units regarding cost allocation for financial resources; establishes and maintains the Firm's liquidity, unsecured funding and capital policies and procedures; and reports regularly on liquidity, funding and capital issues to various internal risk and control committees, bank regulatory bodies, as well as to the Firm's Board of Directors.
Corporate Treasury is structured into multiple areas of expertise, including funding, liquidity planning, liquidity management, risk management, legal entity management and strategy and operations management. The Corporate Treasury function operates primarily in New York, London, Hong Kong and Japan, with additional presence in Zurich, Frankfurt, Moscow, Budapest and Shanghai.

Qualifications:

The Liquidity team within Bank Treasury is responsible for: Recommending the Morgan Stanley Bank, NA and Morgan Stanley Private Bank, NA. (US Banks) liquidity policy and framework
Managing the US Banks overall liquidity profile
Providing analysis relating to various liquidity metrics
Implementing, reviewing and communicating regulatory liquidity requirements

Primary Responsibilities
Performing the short term liquidity and cash flow forecasting for the US Banks
Analyze, monitor and report on the US Banks liquidity levels, ensuring that changing trends are identified and reported to senior management
Supporting various liquidity initiatives as part of the wider liquidity risk management strategy
Perform in-depth current-state business analysis of existing processes and help develop and document the solutions necessary to enhance liquidity risk management and reporting capabilities
Maintain a close working relationship with the Bank Funding team, the Liquidity Planning and Coverage team within Corporate Treasury, as well as with the CIO and the Liquidity Risk team

Skills/Experience Required:
Good working knowledge of Corporate Treasury, e.g. capital, liquidity or funding. Previous working experience in these areas beneficial
Bachelor's degree in a Finance, Accounting or related disciplines
Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent analytical problem solving skills
The ability to manage multiple high-priority deliverables in a deadline-driven environment
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products is required