Japan Corporate Treasury - Associate/Manager

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 21 Jan 19

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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.

Team Profile:
As a member of Japan Corporate Treasury, this individual will be supporting the efforts of building the stronger governance of local Treasury function. The team is responsible for the local Treasury coverage including liquidity, balance sheet and capital management, as well as planning of JPY currency for the Firm as a whole. The candidate will also have regular and direct interactions with Bank Resource Management, Operations, Financial/Product Control Group, Tax, and other groups within the Firm. It is essential that the candidate has good relationship management skills and is able to build strong relationship with key BU contacts as well as other team members in the organization.

Qualifications:

Primary Responsibilities
- Liquidity forecast and analysis
- Liquidity risk management for Japan business as well as the Firm's JPY business including a reporting on Liquidity Stress Testing, liquidity risk analysis and managing liquidity and funding policies
- Management of capital transactions for Japan legal entities including annual dividend and recycling of cash and capital via liaising with FCG, Tax and Cash Management teams
- Working with the global teams on liquidity, funding and capital management initiatives
- Assisting the Regulatory and Rating Agency coverage

Skills Required
- JSDA Class1 license holder required
- Basic accounting and financial product knowledge
- Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
- Advanced excel skill
- Detail-oriented and strong sense of accuracy
- Able to communicate effectively in both English and Japanese

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize 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.