Finance Controller

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 16 Oct 17 2017-10-16

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The Financial Control Group (FCG) is responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial and regulatory reporting for the Firm. FCG prepares external financial reports for public filings and regulators. For internal reporting FCG, along with Financial Planning and Analysis (FPA), summarizes, plans and forecasts the organization's financial position, including income statements, balance sheets, and analyses of future revenues, expenses and earnings. FCG is comprised of Business Unit Controllers, Infrastructure Controllers, Accounting, Regulatory and Reporting groups and Valuation Review.

We are currently looking for a

Financial Controller

for our Budapest office

The Budapest Trading Fees Controlling group is seeking to fill a Controller position that requires a highly motivated individual with strong analytical and technical skills. Main responsibilities include preparing various control reports and follow up with related parties (trading desk, operations teams), preparing month end files and daily/weekly/monthly trading fee reconciliation reports to support manager, delivering on ad hoc requests from Finance management and Business Units. The role also includes active contribution to automation and optimization of current processes, and harmonization/standardization of processes across regions.


Preparing control reports of trading related activities

Preparing month-end close and product reports (accruals, allocations, product pack)

Interact with internal controllers, operations and traders to resolve any trade related issues highlighted by the control reports

Provide detailed analyses on daily, weekly, monthly, control reports, highlight issues, follow up with related parties and support Business Unit monthly reporting

Respond to ad-hoc reporting requests to management, support decision making


Skills required

Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related fields
2-5 years of experience preferably in finance or accounting field
Interest in banking and the financial markets
Knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and financial concepts is an advantage
Good level of written and spoken English
Demonstrated ability to: prioritize competing responsibilities, work under pressure, meet challenging deadlines and capability to handle repeating, well defined tasks (i.e. reporting)
Strong analytical and technical skills, proficient in use of MS Office especially Excel
Pro-active attitude
Good team player

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.