Morgan Stanley

EMEA Corporate Tax Senior Manager / Vice President, Director

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19 Feb 2024
06 Mar 2024
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Job Description

EMEA Corporate Tax Senior Manager / Vice President, Director – [3247008]

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. 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 a 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.

Department Profile

This is an excellent opportunity for a senior tax manager to join the EMEA tax department of a prestigious multi-national bank. The EMEA Tax Department is responsible for Corporate Tax, Indirect Tax, Business Unit Tax Advisory, US Tax Reporting, and Global Tax Risk with offices in London, Glasgow, Frankfurt, Paris, and Budapest. Members work closely across the EMEA region and with the NY and Asia offices. Also, with wider Finance, Treasury, and Legal Departments.

Team Profile

The Firm Tax team oversees Corporate Tax compliance reporting and accounting in 25 jurisdictions across EMEA. The candidate will build out the tax department in Paris and have responsibility for a portfolio of companies and processes, across the EMEA region, and will lead/contribute to various strategic projects e.g. corporate restructuring, acquisitions, disposals, regulatory changes etc. The candidate will have enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement and a supportive and vibrant diverse environment, we are inclusive of individual backgrounds and leverage them to foster our work environment and culture.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage tax compliance, audit, and reporting within Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), with specific responsibilities for the French operating legal entities.
  • Prepare month-end and year-end tax provisions for inclusion in management and statutory accounts. Ensure tax is reconciled to the submitted returns and the general ledger.
  • Provide tax considerations to into key business decisions such as M&A transactions and internal transactions e.g. reorganisations, funding arrangements, and corporate simplification.
  • Lead post-acquisition tax integration e.g. align policies, controls, and processes.
  • Lead and drive group tax projects and processes.
  • Drive innovation and process efficiency improvements
  • Proactively monitor international tax legislative changes and assess impact on the business, propose plan of action to senior stakeholders


Skills Required

  • The successful candidate will be a qualified Tax Accountant, Tax Advisor, or local law equivalent
  • Excellent academic qualifications, accounting/tax accounting certifications (e.g. DCG, DSCG, DEC, CFA, or other)
  • Proficient French Tax reporting and compliance knowledge
  • Desire to develop project management skills
  • Worked in collaborative teams
  • Ability and willingness to work with virtual teams across varying regions towards the achievement of common goals
  • Aptitude for working in a swiftly changing, dynamic environment
  • Excellent analytics, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Ability to work proactively and be accountable
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and able to interact with stakeholders across countries and cultures
  • Self-motivated personality with high standards for quality of work, controls, and accuracy
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word). Experience of Alpha tax would be an advantage

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.

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