Financial Accounting Controller

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 16 Oct 18

See job description for details

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

We are looking for a
Financial Accounting Controller
for our Budapest Office

The Financial Control Group (FCG) supports senior management, both for Morgan Stanley as a whole, but also the individual financial products around the world. FCG assist in managing Morgan Stanley's risk by implementing financial controls over the firm's business activities. FCG is responsible for Morgan Stanley's financial records, ensuring that the assets and liabilities of Morgan Stanley are properly controlled, and providing accurate and timely financial information both to senior management and externally to statutory and regulatory bodies.


Coordinate with local controllers and support Business Partner teams to ensure correct book-keeping of Administration, Human Resources and Company Management expenses in EMEA region
Active cost pool review and controlling of supported divisions' costs during month-end close
Prepare Month on Month analysis and commentary delivering value added insights
Follow up with Business Managers to guarantee the completeness of Expense postings
Prepare Balance Sheet and Expense account reconciliations for internal (3Rs) and external audit purposes
Post recurring and ad-hoc journal entries into the General Ledger
Involvement in ad-hoc global projects, optimization of current processes and standardization of processes across regions

What we offer:

Professional development, internal and external trainings (opportunity for ACCA and CIMA)
Dynamic environment
Exposure to global counterparts
Insights to Morgan Stanley's businesses and departments
Great company culture supporting long-term career goals and work-life balance


Skills Required:

Completed Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance or Business related discipline and availability to work full time (8 hours a day)
Accounting or financial reporting related work experience
Strong numeracy and analytical skills
Accuracy, attention to detail, good organization skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office

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.