Legal Entity Controller - Associate

Morgan Stanley
Singapore, Singapore
Apr 23, 2023
May 17, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Legal Entity Controller (Associate) in Finance

We offer:
> Work in the Finance department of one of the world's top tier Financial Institutions and gain first-hand insight of our business
> A desirable compensation and benefits package including eligibility for an annual bonus
> Professional development opportunities including access to Morgan Stanley's world-class internal trainings
> Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement
> A supportive and vibrant multinational environment, we accept individual differences and use them to better our work environment and culture

You will:
> Be responsible for the successful delivery of the
o Financial month end close process including analytical reviews and substantiation of balances
o Production of legal entity financial statements in compliance with local GAAP and US GAAP
o Regulatory monitoring and reporting obligations to Local/US regulators and Government agencies (eg Monetary Authority of Singapore, Federal Reserve Bank (US) and Department of Statistics)
> Review, evaluate and streamline processes and control frameworks to ensure efficiency and compliance with internal governance standards, controls and policies and external regulatory requirements
> Partner with regional counterparts on review/governance of deployment tasks
> Partner with business units and various control functions in the delivery of new products/ business initiatives
> Liaise with external auditors and tax agents
> Partner with tax department on tax related matters and corporate tax filings
> Participate in various regional / global initiatives

You have:
> Strong data-oriented and problem solving skills
> Knowledge of risk based capital adequacy requirements for Capital Markets Service Licenses and/or working experience in preparation of regulatory returns will be an advantage
> Good communication skills with the ability to collaborate with various teams across regions
> Strong analytical capabilities
> Self-motivated personality with high standards for quality of work and accuracy
> Aptitude for working in a swiftly changing, dynamic environment
> Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and digital tool (Alteryx, Power-BI)
> University degree in accounting, finance, or a related discipline
> 4-6 years of work experience in a similar industry;

Team Profile: Global Corporate Controllers (GCC) is responsible for overseeing the accounting, financial and regulatory reporting for the Firm. Finance prepares external reports for public and regulatory filings and internal reporting for financial oversight and analysis.

About us: Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. Morgan Stanley provides a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, achieve and grow.

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.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize 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.
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