Valuation Risk Controller - Investments

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 20 Mar 19

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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 - Investments
for our Budapest office

The Morgan Stanley Valuation Control is part of the Firm's Finance organization (Financial Control Group). The team that has been existing in Budapest since 2007 is an integrated and vital part of the global operation as they represent 60% of the entire global team.

Valuation Control is responsible for the design, execution and reporting of an independent valuation review of all asset classes and businesses within Morgan Stanley. The new joiner will be a member of the VC Investments and Asset management team, which is responsible for the valuation review of the Firm's investments either made directly or through various fund offerings. The investments primarily consist of privately held equity positions but may also include debt related positions.
The new team member will execute on the valuation review of the underlying portfolio company and facilitate the articulation, development and coordinated application of valuation policy and mark/valuation review standards, working closely with the Business Unit, Risk Management and other areas within Finance.


Review BU valuation analysis of the underlying investments to ensure valuations are correct in the firm's books and records
Review and challenge business unit valuation methodologies, models, assumptions and inputs
Perform independent fundamental valuation analyses under market and income approaches
Evaluate portfolio company operational and financial performance and outlook
Verify the valuation is in accordance with established procedures and identify potential discrepancies or risks
Document valuation methodology and implementation procedures; evaluate present procedures for compliance with established Firm policy and regulatory requirements, assist in revising and developing new and existing valuation methodologies and procedures
Assist in the presentation and communication of mark review results to senior stakeholders within Finance and BU


Skills required:

Completed Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance or Business related discipline and availability to work full time
Minimum 2 years relevant professional experience
Good understanding of financial markets and products and ability to learn new products
MBA, CFA, ACA, Master's degree or equivalent in related field a plus.
Ability to assimilate complex information quickly
Ability to identify, analyze, condense, and articulate complicated ideas and findings clearly and succinctly
Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel, Power Point
Fluency in English

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.

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.