Morgan Stanley

Financial Controller

Budapest, Hungary
Not disclosed
24 May 2024
06 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


Financial Controller

We offer:

  • Work in the Finance department of one of the world’s top tier Financial Institutions and gain first-hand insight into the business
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Flexible working arrangements - core hours and opportunity to work from home
  • Professional development opportunities including access to Morgan Stanley's world-class internal trainings, financial and study-leave support for selected professional qualifications (CFA, ACCA, FRM)
  • Volunteering opportunities to give back and invest in the future of our communities
  • Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement

You will:

  • Monitor and reconcile the Firm’s books and records and work together with a broader team to make sure that those are correct
  • Provide detailed analyses on monthly, quarterly and yearly expense variances, define main drivers
  • Create value-add analytics on revenues, expenses, and other performance metrics.
  • Develop an understanding of Morgan Stanley's product lines and structure in order to answer ad-hoc queries
  • Understand various calculations and complex data flows into systems, while looking to enhance current processes through automation and optimization


You have:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree or equivalent in Finance/Accounting or related field with 2+ years of experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong communication skills - ability to communicate effectively across all levels
  • Good time management skills with an ability to prioritize competing tasks and meet demanding deadlines

You may also have (not required):

  • Familiarity with VBA / SQL / Alteryx or experience with BI reporting and data visualization tools - such as Tableau, Cognos

Morgan Stanley provides a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, achieve and grow. You will be exposed to a truly international and multi-cultural environment that appreciates and respects individuality. Our state-of-the-art offices in the City Centre have been designed to maximize collaboration.

MS Hungary’s Finance function is part of Morgan Stanley’ global Finance division (“Finance”). MS Hungary Finance consists of the following: Business Unit Controllers for Institutional Securities Group (ISG), Wealth Management (WM) and Investment Management (IM), Corporate Treasury, Valuation Control (VC) and the Financial Shared services (FSS) group which involves the Global Corporate Controllers (GCC), Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), Third Party Program Management (TPPM), Tax, Legal Entity Control and Finance Shared Services.

Overall, across the various finance functions, MS Hungary maintains the Firm’s books and records, performs financial planning, global accounting and control, corporate treasury and tax functions, and delivers financial information to support business decisions and manage risk, along with management reporting of financial information, business recovery and resolution activities and application of accounting policies

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 maximise 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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