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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. Department Profile
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 firm-wide risk management and risk reduction. This division maintains relationships with Morgan Stanley's various industry and government regulators, and also serves as the conduit of financial information to the outside investment community. 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, Tax and Valuation Review. Job Summary:
The Legal Entity Controllers group is responsible for the accounting, reporting and oversight of core legal entities. This includes preparation of financial statements, federal regulatory filings, monthly closing of the Firms books and records, analytics, entity-specific accounting policy, legal entity maintenance, account reconciliation and account structure maintenance. The team works closely with many areas of the firm, including but not limited to Operations, Product Controllers, Business Units, Legal, etc.
This position within the Legal Entity Controller group requires a strong, self-motivated and innovative individual. The role is as a member of Tokyo Legal Entity Controller group, with emphasis on Local Regulatory Reporting for Morgan Stanley’s legal entities in Japan, including MSMS, one of the Firm’s material operating entities.
1. Books & Records
- Ensure the accounting control is organized and efficient for Japan managed consolidated subsidiaries.
2. Local Reporting
- Produce accurate financial accounts under JGAAP for a regulated broker-dealer and responsible for financial reporting to the respective regulators.
3. JV Reporting
- Responsible for financial reporting to the joint venture partner both under JGAAP. Skills Required:
- Bilingual in Japanese and English
- Strong MS Excel skills
- Solid financial/trading products knowledge
Well-experienced and highly accounting technical knowledge required Equal Opportunity Statement
Morgan Stanley’s goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the first choice for prospective employees.
It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).