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 a

Financial Controlling Team Leader

for our Budapest Office

    The Financial Control Group (FCG) supports senior management, both for Morgan Stanley as a whole, but also the individual financial products around the world. FCG assist in managing Morgan Stanley's risk by implementing financial controls over the firm's business activities. FCG is responsible for Morgan Stanley's financial records, ensuring that the assets and liabilities of Morgan Stanley are properly controlled, and providing accurate and timely financial information both to senior management and externally to statutory and regulatory bodies.


  • Ensure that the team is managing time effectively and that regular management monitoring is carried out
  • Deal with and prioritize ad hoc requests and supervise daily operation of accounting team
  • Manage the relationship with the business and Finance Business Partners
  • Challenge existing ways of working and develop a continuous improvement culture
  • Management and development of team of direct reports
  • Oversee the active cost pool review and controlling of supported divisions' costs during month-end close
  • Support the month end process with delivering value added insights on a regular monthly and on ad hoc basis
  • Overview the preparation of Balance sheet and expense account reconciliations for internal audit purposes
  • Support development of division protocols and policies
  • Cooperate and support external and SOX audit review
  • Involvement in system implementations and Firm-wide projects

What we offer:

  • Professional development, internal and external trainings (opportunity for ACCA and CIMA)
  • Dynamic environment
  • Exposure to global counterparts
  • Insights to Morgan Stanley's businesses and departments
  • Great company culture supporting long-term career goals and work-life balance

Skills required:

  • Completed Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance or Business related discipline and availability to work full time (8 hours a day)
  • At least 5 years of experience related to accounting or financial reporting
  • Solid knowledge of finance or accounting concepts (ACCA/ CIMA is a plus)
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, good organization skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • People management experience is an advantage


  • Business Supporting Centres
  • Head of Unit
  • Finance, Accounting
  • Controlling
  • Head of Finances, Accounting Manager
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 5-10 years professional experience

Required language level:

  • English - higher advanced/fit for negotiation

Job location:

Budapest, 1095 Lechner Ödön fasor 8.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply, please visit our website and upload your English CV via "Jelentkezem" button underneath.

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.