Morgan Stanley

Finance Quality Assurance Associate

Glasgow, UK
Not disclosed
23 Mar 2023
23 Apr 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
RRQA Associate Glasgow

We are looking to hire a team member in the Finance Division's Risk and Assurance group, specifically into the Regulatory Reporting Quality Assurance team (RRQA). The Finance Risk and Assurance group is represented in our New York, Glasgow, London, Tokyo and Hong Kong offices performing an oversight, governance and execution role in relation to the Finance division in support of the Firm's operational risk programs and objectives. The group interacts across all areas of Finance, the Firm Operational Risk Department, the Front Office, Internal Audit and Operations, providing accurate risk reporting across Finance whilst furthering the risk management culture and infrastructure. The RRQA team works collaboratively across New York, Glasgow, and Mumbai on a validation programme to support the continuously expanding regulatory reporting environment impacting the Morgan Stanley Finance Division.

What will you be doing?

The RRQA team member will be responsible for performing activities related to regulatory reporting validation programs and quality assurance on a global basis. They will work to promote completeness, accuracy, and validity of regulatory reporting data quality by independently validating various regulatory reporting processes and controls, from transaction capture through to final regulator reporting. Products subject to review may include derivatives, secured financing transactions, loans, securitizations, debt and equity.


What we’re looking for:

Key responsibilities:

  • Performing validation testing activities
  • Conducting walkthroughs and assessing the internal control environment by performing controls and substantive testing
  • Validating transaction capture through regulatory reporting processes
  • Analysing identified issues for their impact on capital and other upstream and downstream processes or systems, as well as escalating these issues
  • Monitoring, tracking, and reporting project progress to Management
Skills that will help you in the role:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Part or fully qualified accountant desirable
About Morgan Stanley

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

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. We 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.

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Where will you be working?

This role is based at our Glasgow office on Waterloo Street in the city center. This location has a wellness center, including gym and shower/changing facilities, GP, Prayer room, Restaurant and onsite Starbucks.

Flexible work statement:

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.

Equal opportunities statement:

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.

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