Valuation Control Business Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 18 Oct 18

See job description for details

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

We are currently looking for a
Valuation Risk Controller
for our Budapest office

The Valuation Control (VC) provides an independent valuation opinion across the entire bandwidth of financial instruments within the firm's sales and trading inventory and investments, ranging from vanilla products to the most complex structured and derivative transactions. The team leverages its quantitative skill-set and intimate product expertise to act as a guardian and approver of valuation methodology. The VC team works closely with traders/bankers; risk management and finance to accomplish its mandate of ensuring financial instruments are fairly valued.


Gaining a full understanding of the processes subject to valuation in the group and the relevant marking methodologies
Regular interaction and liaison with various stakeholders globally, including Product Controllers, Trading Desk, Technology and Strategists
Reduce overall hours spent by the team on specific processes, by streamlining and automating the individual practices in cooperation with teams across the globe, to free supplementary assets and allow more tranquil distribution of the tasks
Supporting the team regarding technical issues, like problems with custom Excel procedures, function, MsAccesss, SQL, network and so on
Reduce the complete operational risk of the team by developing, maintaining and supporting high quality and easy to use apparatuses written in VBA, SQL and other languages, helping the members to prosper by plummeting the time required for the individual processes.
Work closely with the local and the global IT teams to provide up-to-date information on the projects, and drive the business related long and short term development
Project work as required on new systems, methodology and functionality enhancement
Challenging existing processes and procedures to improve the quality and efficiency of the mark review and to proactively identify, monitor and manage both the known and unknown risk within those existing processes and procedures

What we can offer:

Being part of a Global Team
Having an opportunity to work with Equity products
Training opportunities/Constant development
Interacting with a wide spectrum of different application covering the entire continuum of financial products in a top tier investment bank
Active involvement in firm-wide valuation projects and initiatives


Skills required:

Completed Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance or Business related discipline and availability to work full time
Experience in the field is an advantage but fresh graduates are also welcome
Ability to translate complex theoretical problems into smaller problems that can be solved practically
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Solid knowledge of Excel
VBA programming knowledge
Additional programming knowledge is a plus

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.