Corporate Credit Risk Associate

Morgan Stanley
Singapore, Singapore
05 Aug 2022
04 Sep 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals.

Within Morgan Stanley, Credit Risk Management (CRM) evaluates credit risk transactions, especially loans and derivatives, from all Business Units within the Firm. The department also assigns Internal Credit Ratings; establishes and manages credit risk limits in accordance with the risk tolerance established by the Board; monitors and reports on credit risk exposures on a regular basis to the Chief Risk Officer and senior management. CRM also interacts with business units to ensure that credit risk assessments are factored into business decisions.

Based in Singapore, the Asia (incl Japan) Credit Risk Department is currently seeking a hands-on professional covering credit portfolio management and reporting duties which support CRM senior management.

Key responsibilities
• Perform necessary credit due diligence and analysis on borrowers and trading counterparties to the Firm
• Review and recommend for approval credit risk-related transactions e.g. derivatives and lending
• Approve transactions / credit limits up to level of delegated credit authority
• Conduct industry research and develop sovereign and macro risk views as needed to support decision making
• Conduct client calls, perform independent research and establish credit rating of counterparties
• Prepare loan and annual review memos for active/potential counterparties with credit limits
• Review loan / derivative documentation with counterparties to ensure strong credit term protection
• Monitor portfolio quality on an ongoing basis and recommend rating actions / asset classifications etc.

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