Fixed Income Capital Markets - Associate/Vice President

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 17 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.

Divisional Profile

Global Capital Markets (GCM) responds with market judgment and ingenuity to meet clients' needs for capital. Whether executing an IPO, a debt offering or a leveraged buyout, GCM integrates Morgan Stanley's expertise in Sales & Trading and in Investment Banking, offering clients seamless advice and sophisticated solutions. We originate, structure and execute public and private placement of equities, investment-grade and non-investment-grade debt and related products.

Position Description:

We are currently hiring for an Associate/VP to work in the Fixed Income Capital Markets (FICM) team within Global Capital Markets (GCM) in London.

The responsibilities of this role include:

• Assisting in structuring and executing transactions

• Developing funding and capital solutions for our clients

• Client coverage responsibilities

• General knowledge of the debt capital markets - you will be responsible for producing regular market updates and understanding what is feasible under current market conditions

• Financial modeling - you will be responsible for modeling financing structures and in assessing the ability of a company to service its capital structure

• Fundamental credit analysis and related due diligence

• Frequent interaction with UK investment banking and corporate broking teams, industry sector banking teams, and global capital markets teams in New York and Hong Kong

• Attending team discussions and client meetings, where you may be asked to deliver presentations

• Day to day project management role in transaction processes, liaising with clients and other advisors


Skills Required:

• Top class undergraduate degree from leading universities

• Fluent in Spanish

• Strong analytical and modeling skills

• Knowledge of financial markets theory including fixed income derivatives

• Project experience executing financing transactions would be beneficial

• Knowledge of basic accounting and financial concepts; ability to analyze cash flows

• A positive, highly motivated individual who exhibits strong leadership and management qualities

• Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential

• Strong work ethic and demonstrated commitment to excellence

• Committed to delivery of highest quality work product; strong attention to detail

• Proactive; self motivated and goal oriented

• Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines

• Strong team player able to work effectively in a team environment

Morgan 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.#LI-LD1