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Morgan Stanley
in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Apr 20
Morgan Stanley
in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Apr 20
See job description for details

Company Profile:

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.

Glasgow Profile

Morgan Stanley’s Glasgow office employs in excess of 1,500 staff across Operations, Technology, Legal and Compliance, Internal Audit, Fund Services and Finance. Due to our growing business, we have a demand for career minded people to join our teams. Our opportunities offer unrivalled scope for progression and training within a fast paced, meritocratic and constantly changing environment. Morgan Stanley pride themselves on maintaining a culture which champions diversity, an inclusive environment for all, recognition and an opportunity to give back to our communities through various local charity partnerships. The office is located centrally and enjoys the additional benefits of an onsite gym and restaurant.

Department Profile

The Finance Technology team is a global organization with around 200 employees providing technology solutions for various functions in the Finance Department. This role entails building applications for the Firms Tax Department that is responsible for all Corporate Tax filings globally. The primary focus of the team is on delivery of outstanding solutions to our internal business clients. We encourage every member of the team to learn the business in addition to being outstanding software developers. We value teamwork, collaboration, and the ability to work across Global boundaries. The Tax business has some unique requirements, but the core fundamentals are there, creating systems that has workflows of moving, integrating and calculating data.

Team Profile

The specific area is working on the Global Indirect Tax application. The application is to gather information from Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, and other systems to analyse the tax that we pay and goods and services we purchased. There is a need to calculate the difference between what we paid out and what we should be collecting, as well as logic to determine if an item in subject to the tax. The development will be done in DB2, Java and HTML5 (Angular/React). The team prides itself on being full stack. Knowledge of Finance and Tax would be useful, as well as versed in different products and how Profit and Loss is calculated across business areas. There are other projects the developer will be working on including a new Tax Data Warehouse, BEAT, DAC6 and workflow.

Position Description

The team is following the scrum methodology for delivery, and leveraging Jira for the sprint boards. This project will touch a plethora of Financial products including derivatives, equities etc. It is a good opportunity to understand some fine grain details of how those transactions are managed .#LI-AS2


Skills Required:

The candidate must possess a strong technology background with excellent hands-on expert level knowledge of Java and Angular technology.

- University degree holder in relevant discipline

- Strong analytical skills

- Software development experiences.

- Knowledge of software development life cycle management.

- Strong expertise in Core Java. Experience in Web technologies is a plus.

- Knowledge of Finance and Tax

- Working Knowledge of HTML5 technologies (Angular preferred)

- Working knowledge of Database

- Ability and willingness to learn new technologies and work on the same to meet business requirements.

- Ability to work in team

Bonus Skills:

- Knowledge of DB2

- Knowledge of Sybase

- Knowledge of C

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.

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

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. #LI-AS2