Morgan Stanley

Finance Professionals – Associate & Directors (AVP)

Glasgow, UK
Not disclosed
16 May 2024
16 Jun 2024
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level


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.

Department Profile:

The Finance Division reports to the Chief Financial Officer and consists of some 3,000 employees worldwide. Finance protects the Morgan Stanley franchise by serving as guardian of the Firm's books and records, and by contributing to firm wide risk management and risk reduction. This division maintains relationships with Morgan Stanley's various industry and government regulators and serves as the conduit of financial information to the outside investment community. Finance plays a critical role as advisor to Morgan Stanley's various businesses and its senior management team.

Team Profile:

The Glasgow Finance department comprises approximately 300 staff, in a variety of functions such as: Legal Entity Control, Tax, Regulatory Reporting, Liquidity Reporting, Risk and Assurance, Data Control & Governance, Compensation Control, and Project teams. All of whom commonly work with colleagues and counterparts across numerous regions and support our global businesses.

What we’re looking for:


  • Strong communication skills; clear, concise, and appropriate method of delivery
  • Effective problem-solving skills demonstrating initiative and creativity
  • Accountability for individual tasks and actions
  • Ability to escalate appropriately
  • Shows initiative and contributes to the work of others while fulfilling own responsibilities
  • Critical thinking skills, demonstrating analysis and a balanced perspective
  • Collaborative team player with a strong work ethic
  • Risk awareness, e.g. uses discretion in dealing with sensitive or confidential information
  • Builds effective relationships within the group
  • Accountancy or other Business degree preferred

Directors (Additional to the above)

  • Adaptability: in order to manage their and their team’s workload efficiently and effectively in a dynamic environment and to flex communication style as needed
  • Enhanced communication abilities: in order to articulate complexities in an effective manner, encourage open discussion, and provide effective people management


We offer:

  • The opportunity to work in the Finance department of one of the world's top tier Financial Institutions and gain a first-hand insight into our business.
  • Professional development opportunities including access to Morgan Stanley's world-class internal training program.
  • Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement.
  • A supportive and vibrant diverse environment; we are inclusive of individual backgrounds and leverage them to foster our work environment and culture.
  • A balance between personal and professional lifestyles, including flexible working opportunities such as work-from-home arrangements.
  • High-specification office space with leading technologies, collaborative working spaces, and wellbeing facilities including an onsite fitness suite

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.

Internal Applicants:

Internal mobility can be a way to grow your career and realize your professional potential. Typically, you must be in your position for at least 18 months and performing satisfactorily before applying for another job at the Firm. Internal applicants can find out more regarding career navigation, mobility guidelines, and policy on our employee portal by clicking here.

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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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