Finance - Investment Management Controller (Hong Kong) Finance - Investment Management Controller (Hong  …

Morgan Stanley
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan Stanley
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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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 747 offices in 42 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.

The Finance Division reports to the Chief Financial Officer. Finance protects the Morgan Stanley franchise by serving as guardian of the Firm’s books and records, and by contributing to Firmwide 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 Investment Management (TAM) Asia business comprised of the following individual product groups:

- Equity

- Fixed Income

- Alternative Investment Products

- Liquidity

- Managed Futures

The finance team is responsible for the regional business performance reports to the management and regulatory filings/surveys.

Main duties/responsibilities include but are not limited to:

i) Management Reporting

- Perform monthly and quarterly revenue/expense reporting to Business Unit in Asia for IM Public Markets business

- Provide weekly and monthly sales team performance reports to Business Unit; information mainly includes asset under management (AUM), client flows and net proxy revenue

- Perform periodic revenue/expense analysis/projections for Business Unit in Asia

ii) Month end reporting

- Prepare month-end reconciliations and sign off on Revenue/ Expense / Balance Sheet

- Perform and review global accounting functions including posting monthly journal entries to the general ledger and checking of accruals

- Track and monitor the receipt and payment of fees to outstanding aging receivable and payable balances

- Provide review, control and maintenance of accounts/cost centers associated to MSIM entities

iii) Other responsibilities

- Liaise with other functional areas of Finance and other divisions e.g. Tax, Legal and Entity Controllers to facilitate local business operation and ensure proper P&L booking / reporting

- Assist in various regulatory reporting requirements as requested by Compliance, Auditors and different government agencies

- Coordinate with global counterparts and other controllers on business developments and initiatives

- Interface with business unit and infrastructure team to address ad hoc requests and analyses

- Assist with and drive projects e.g. testing on new system roll-outs, functionality enhancements and automation of various reports, etc.



- 8+ years working experience in a similar role desirable

- Good management reporting and financial accounting skillset. Knowledge/Experience in the Asset Management business an added advantage

- Strong PC skills and proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint. Experience producing reports in Powerpoint preferred

- Ability to quickly grasp new technology and tools

- Good analytical and numerical abilities, with strong attention to detail and accuracy

- Confident and comfortable communicating at all levels of staff within the firm, in a clear and succinct manner. Fluency in Mandarin and written Chinese preferred

- Ability to see things through from start to completion and provide good quality assurance for deliverables

- Adaptable and good team spirit


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