WM Risk Administrative Assistant
New York , New York
November 22, 2017
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.

Wealth Management provides a range of wealth management products and services for individuals, businesses and institutions through 16,000 advisors managing and advising $2 trillion of client assets. The group's services include brokerage and investment advisory, financial and wealth planning, credit and lending, cash management, annuities and insurance, retirement, trust and estate planning, stock plan administration and institutional consulting.

Division Profile:
Wealth Management Risk is responsible for overseeing the risk and control framework within the WM business unit. The group teams up with the various business units as well as the Firm Risk Management group to implement control processes and procedures and protect the firm from exposure to various risks including operational, credit, investment, trading, reputational and model risk.

Position Summary:
Wealth Management Risk is seeking an Administrative Assistant to report to the Managing Director, WM Risk. The individual should be a self-starter, interested in operating in a dynamic environment and comfortable with engaging senior stakeholders on a regular basis. This role will work closely with WM stras and will be based in New York City, NY.

Key Responsibilities:
Key responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:
  • Administrative Assistance: Support for the MD of Wealth Management Risk and other senior team members
  • Telephone Coverage: Prioritize important calls with professionalism and judgment
  • Meeting Logistics: Coordinate senior management meetings, occasional town halls and other forums
  • Travel and Expense Management: Arrange business travel, book travel arrangements and prepare expense reports
  • New Hire Setup: Manage the new hire setup process in close coordination with team members, Administration and Technology
  • Backup Coverage: Provide backup support for colleagues during vacation / sick days
  • Special Projects: Other tasks in support of the day-to-day operations of the WM Risk organization

Required Skills:
  • Experience in risk management, financial industry and/or business management desired. Knowledge related to risk management and Wealth Management strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations with discretion, tact and diplomacy
  • Detail-oriented and thorough with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding time management skills and sound judgment
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

A little about us:
Since its founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley and its people have helped redefine the meaning of financial services.

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