Vice President - Enterprise Risk and Reporting Group

  • Competitive
  • Purchase, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 18 Nov 17 2017-11-18

Vice President - Enterprise Risk and Reporting Group

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
Credit Risk Management (CRM) evaluates credit risk transactions and approves, rejects or modifies them considering the availability and appropriateness of arrangements for reducing risk or risk mitigation. The department also assigns Internal Credit Ratings; establishes and manages credit risk limits in accordance with the risk tolerance established by the Board; monitors and reports on credit risk exposures on a regular basis to the Chief Risk Officer and senior management. CRM also interacts with business units to ensure that credit risk assessments are factored into business decisions.

Primary Responsibilities
The Enterprise Risk and Reporting Group manages Credit specific, Cross-Risk, WM strategic and WM-impacted firm-wide initiatives on behalf of the WM CRO. The role is multi-faceted, offering the opportunity to take ownership for, and contribute to, the success of projects through the entire life-cycle.
The successful candidate will work closely with WM and MSPBNA Business, Risk, IT, Finance and Operations groups as well as other stakeholders that support WM and MSPBNA. The role requires the candidate to have an understanding of Credit Risk, System Architecture Principles, Project Management fundamentals and Process Analysis. The candidate must be able to analyze the risk and business impacts of decisions and be able to lead through influence.

Project Management
· Design and implement project plan to achieve goals
· Work with the stakeholders to prioritize work and drive milestones to timely execution
· Track and report status on projects being completed by individuals as well as PMO initiated

Relationship Management
· Develop an effective network of relationships across the Risk organization, WM and MSPBNA
· Influence and collaborate effectively with project resources not in the same reporting line to achieve common goals


Skills required (essential):
· Seven years process improvement, business analysis, and project management experience
· Clear understanding of project management and business analysis approaches
· Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and a creative and flexible approach to problem solving
· Strong sense of ownership and accountability for work
· Self-motivated and autonomous
· Keen attention to detail
· Strong communication and influencing skills
· Exceptional written and verbal presentation skills
· Capable of setting direction and motivating team members outside the direct reporting line
· Ability to deal with ambiguity and define approaches to bring un-focused issues to resolution
· Strong time management skills
· Bachelor's Degree
· Fluency with all MS Office tools, including Power Point, Excel, Project, and Visio

Skills Desired
· Consulting experience for financial services industry clients
· Experience overseeing a large project portfolio