Compensation Controller

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 16 Dec 17 2017-12-16

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Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. 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.
Morgan Stanley 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.
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 looking for VP level Compensation Controller / Service Company Controller with primary responsibilities as follows:

> Owner of accrual processes for payroll/benefits related expenses
Reviewer for payroll related GL accounts
? Variance analysis for balance sheet and P&L accounts
? Detailed analysis for balance sheet accounts

>Manage FX exposure arising from compensation related transactions

>Owner of relationship with external auditors and responsible for handling queries for compensation related items

>Prepare financial statements for employment companies and all compensation related disclosures for group accounts.

>Internal / external financial analytics
? Tax reporting (supporting corporate tax)
? Management reporting / ad hoc analysis

Qualifications:

- English/Japanese Billingual
- JGAAP/USGAAP accounting knowledge
- Company Controller experience. Experience in Compensation area is preferrred.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- More than five years of experience in finance position