Investment Management Finance - Accounting Services - Manager

  • Competitive
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 26 May 19

Investment Management Finance - Accounting Services - Manager

Morgan Stanley is seeking a finance professional to join our Investment Management Account Services team supporting the Investment Management business.

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.

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.

Primary Responsibilities
The Investment Management Accounting Services team (IMAS) is part of the Finance Division and supports the Investment Management business. IMAS partners with the business unit and other support areas to provide daily and other periodic reporting for various products including; alternative investments, mutual funds, liquidity products and separately managed accounts. This is a management role that requires the oversight of the IMAS team's responsibilities including:
- Calculate and perform due diligence of management fee revenue and expenses.
- Perform accounting functions including posting monthly journal entries to the general ledger, forecasting of accruals and reconciling the balance sheet.
- Track and monitor the receipt and payment of fees to outstanding aging receivable & payable balances.
- Actively engage and establish relationships with our partners in fund administration, client services, sales, and legal on client related issues and initiatives.
- Proactively evaluate control environment and drive improvements focused on risk management and leveraging data/technology.


Skills Required
- Experience in managing a team (5-8 years of work experience)
- Knowledge of Asset Management and Management Fee Billing.
- Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting or related field.
- Ability to communicate effectively across all levels.
- Outstanding attention to detail and follow up.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong analytical and technical skills including Excel and PowerPoint.
- Experience working with REVPORT and/or Oracle Essbase a plus.

Skills desired
-Revport experience a plus