Finance Automation Professional

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary Budapest Budapest fovaros HU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 20 Sep 18 2018-09-20

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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.

We are looking for an
Automation Professional for Finance Department
in our Budapest Office

The Finance Division reports to the Chief Financial Officer and consists of some 3,000 employees worldwide. Finance protects the Morgan Stanley franchise by serving as guardian of the Firm’s books and records, and by contributing to Firmwide risk management and risk reduction. Finance plays a critical role as advisor to Morgan Stanley’s various businesses and its senior management team.

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 Control.


Person would work closely with IT and Finance departments on risk reduction and on additional automation of opportunities identified, to ensure that all areas sustain continuous improvements in reducing manual work and have improved processes. Results may be achieved via facilitating migration to strategic platforms, direct development or acting in an advisory capacity.

This role requires direct interaction with line Finance professionals, understand their business problems, and to recommend appropriate solutions which may include both identifying requirements for enhancements in the existing systems as well as design and execution of quick, iterative solutions which can be self-supported by Finance after delivery. This is a dynamic role for an enthusiastic individual who actively seeks to learn more about the Finance business process, and can deliver fast, iterative business value. The ideal candidate will have few years of programming with 1-2+ years of business analysis and project management experience / few years with good analytical and communication skills. Familiarity with subledger accounting, general ledger, balance sheet, financial reporting, and/or regulatory reporting is desired.


Skills required:

Experience in MS Office development and integration (VBA, Excel, Access)
Experience in system development and analysis
Database skills with understanding of SQL and relational databases
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to draw conclusions from large amounts of information
Ability to think broad and deep, i.e., to see the big picture as well as have a strong grasp on data and details
Strong project management, balancing multiple high priority projects simultaneously
Good stakeholder management
A good team player, able to demonstrate integrity and ownership

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.