Financial Accounting Controller

Budapest, Hungary
Not disclosed
13 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees.

We offer:

  • A competitive compensation and benefits package including eligibility for an annual bonus
  • Professional development opportunities including access to Morgan Stanley's world-class internal trainings (opportunity for ACCA and CIMA)
  • A supportive and vibrant multinational environment, we accept individual differences and believe in teamwork
  • Flexible working arrangements (core hours and opportunity to work from home)
  • Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement

You will:

  • Coordinate with local controllers and support Business Units to ensure correct book-keeping
  • Review cost pool and maintain strong financial control of supported divisions' costs during month-end close
  • Prepare ad-hoc and regular analyses and commentaries delivering value added insights
  • Follow up with Business Managers to guarantee the completeness of expense postings
  • Prepare Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss account reconciliations for internal and external audit purpose
  • Be involved in ad-hoc/ global projects, optimization of current processes and standardization of processes across regions


You have:

  • University degree (BSc or BA) preferably in accounting, finance, or related disciplines
  • Min. 3 years of accounting or financial reporting related work experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Self-motivated personality with high standards for quality of work and accuracy
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Proactive attitude, proficient verbal and written communication skills in English

Team Profile: Global Corporate Controllers department is responsible for Morgan Stanley’s financial records, ensuring that the assets and liabilities of the Firm are properly controlled, and providing accurate and timely financial information both to senior management and externally to statutory and regulatory bodies. The Budapest team is a vital part of the global operations, representing more than 80% of the team globally

About us: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

At Morgan Stanley Budapest, we are shaping the future of our global business and contributing to our local community. Our team works across numerous areas, including Technology, Mathematical Modeling, Finance, Risk Management, Operations and Data & Analytics from our new state-of-the-art offices near the Danube and our City Gate office in the heart of the city center.

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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