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Morgan Stanley is looking for someone to join their Private Equity Finance Division to handle financial reporting, tax support and business analysis for its Fund Infrastructure complex.
The position requires seven to nine years experience and a CPA license.
Get more details on this position in New York after the jump.
Company: Morgan Stanley
Title: Infrastructure Controller – Vice President
Location: New York, NY
Description: Morgan Stanley is looking for a Fund Controller for Private Equity Finance Division to provide accounting and financial reporting, tax support and business analyses for a multi -billion dollar fund. The open position is a Vice President for the Firm’s Infrastructure Fund complex and related feeder funds
Responsibilities: Review of GAAP basis accounting closings for the Partnerships, including maintenance of books and records, valuation of publicly traded and non-public investment portfolios and cash and brokerage records; Review of quarterly GAAP basis financial statements for the Partnerships, cash flow statements, schedules of investments and footnotes; Review of quarterly reports for partners, including detail roll forward analyses of Partner Capital Accounts (PCAAs) and ad hoc investor requests; Identify and resolve partnership legal, tax and accounting issues subject to investment company accounting guidance. Work with the Partnerships’ auditors to issue year end audited financial statements; Review of accounting and reporting for the Partnerships’ general partners and leveraged co-investment vehicles which are owned by the Firm and Partnerships’ Management personnel; Review of capital calls, management fees, expense analyses, investment purchases and sales and distributions; Communicate, coordinate and work with Partnerships’ Management and the Firm’s finance, administration and operations areas (such as Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax, and Legal); Ensure proper guardianship controls over partnership assets and compliance with procedures documented as required by Sarbanes Oxley; Identify opportunities to use technology to enhance accounting, reporting and operating processes; Assist with the operations of portfolio holding companies.
Qualifications: 7-9 years of accounting experience including financial statement preparation experience and prior experience in Private Equity and/or Hedge Fund area; CPA required
Morgan Stanley is looking for someone to join their Merchant Banking Accounting and Control Group to handle day-to-day operations and managing the processing and the financial reporting of several products including real estate, private equity and infrastructure.
The position requires three to five years experience. Get more details on this position in New York after the jump.
Company: Morgan Stanley
Title: Merchant Banking Accounting VP
Location: New York, NY
Description: This position within the Merchant Banking Accounting and Control Group includes responsibilities of handling the day-to-day operations and managing the process and deliverables involved in consolidated accounting and reporting of the various Merchant Banking products (Real Estate, Private Equity, Infrastructure, and other private placements) as related to Morgan Stanley’s interest, both as a General Partner and Limited Partner, in each of the underlying funds.
Responsibilities: Ongoing support to and liaison with the Business Unit/Senior Management/Corporate / External Reporting/Segment Group/Fund Controllers/Various Other Internal Divisions: Responsible for monthly close process (Firm’s books); Involvement in new product developments and meetings; Involvement in accounting policy development and implementation; Other areas of exposure include Maintaining the general ledger and Marking to market the Morgan Stanley LP and GP interests in various Merchant Banking funds, Various Disclosures Requirements (FIN 45, FN 46R, FAS 157, FAS 157 g, FAS 159, FAS 160, FAS 161, etc.), SOX /404 documentation, Balance Sheet Review & Reporting, Legal Entity Reporting, Process Control, Transfer Pricing, PBT Analysis, Expense Analysis & Billing, Due Diligence, Senior Management Reporting, Cost of Capital, and others
Qualifications: 3-5 years experience; Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance; Strong Accounting Skills
Morgan Stanley needs a Internal Audit Senior Manager to join its Institutional Securities Group. This person will assist the Institutional Securities audit team in completing its annual audit plan, communicating to senior management and the Audit Committee those areas requiring control enhancements and improvements.
The position requires a minimum of seven years experience with a CPA license or equivalent strongly preferred.
Get more details on this position in New York, after the jump.
Recruiter: Morgan Stanley
Title: Internal Audit Senior Manager – Institutional Securities Group
Location: New York, NY
Minimum experience: 7 years
Description: The person in the role will assist the Internal Audit department’s Institutional Securities audit team in completing its annual audit plan, communicating to senior management and the Board Audit Committee those areas requiring control enhancements and providing recommendations for improvements.
Responsibilities: Preparing audit planning memorandum including identifying and evaluating key risks, setting audit scope, determining budgets and staff assignments; possessing considerable experience performing walkthroughs, assessing the internal control environment and performing controls and substantive testing; being able to supervise and mentor junior staff, and review work papers to ensure they meet internal standards; being able to manage audits to meet budgets and the time frame for completing audits; being able to properly assess potential findings for significance; drafting audit reports including writing clear and concise findings and recommendations; following up actions quarterly with clients through to completion.
Qualifications: 4 year college degree required, CPA or international equivalent strongly preferred; seven to ten years experience in financial services with a preference for those with at least five years auditing financial services; strong knowledge of financial instruments including derivatives (e.g. good understanding of option valuation, able to discuss trading strategies with the front office).
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