Quantitative Financial Expert

Recruiter
Morgan Stanley
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Ref
1183556828
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description - Quantitative Financial Expert (3134135)Job Description Quantitative Financial ExpertJob Number: 3134135Posting Date: Jun 14, 2019Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-LondonEducation Level: Bachelor's DegreeJob: FinanceEmployment Type: Full TimeJob Level: Manager DescriptionCompany ProfileMorgan 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 ProfileThe 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. This division maintains relationships with Morgan Stanley's various industry and government regulators and also serves as the conduit of financial information to the outside investment community. Finance plays a critical role as advisor to Morgan Stanley's various businesses and its senior management team.Team ProfileThe 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 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 to create an impact on the valuation framework of the derivatives products traded in a Top Tier investment bank.You gain:- A challenging position in quantitative finance requiring self-motivated problem solving skills in a dynamic environment- The possibility to develop yourself among high achievers 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 2018Primary Responsibilities- Complete our new-hire training program on our internal processes, industry context, programming tools and trading structures- Acquire quantitative techniques and market intuition to perform analysis on often novel or unconventional trades - Advance existing initiatives on valuation modelling, market data collection, price generation and quality control - Learn how to interact with front office, risk management and financial team members located in New York, London, Budapest, Hong Kong and Tokyo QualificationsSkills required- Confident with financial mathematical concepts - Eager to show analyzing capabilities on widely used technology tools such as Excel- Able to learn quickly, communicate with virtual teams, perform well under pressure, and enjoy the challenge of doing soMorgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise 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.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.#LI-ZP1

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