Financial Technical Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 19 Mar 19

See job description for details

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 Technical Specialist
for our Budapest Office

The Financial Control Group (FCG) is responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial and regulatory reporting for the Firm. FCG prepares external financial reports for public filings and regulators.
Global Support Services Controllers (GSSC) within FCG makes sure books and records are correct for Morgan Stanley's support areas, reviews actual cost pools and is responsible month-end close.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced candidate to join the Technology Funding Request Controllers Team.


Provide day-to-day TFR support to users, data providers, and IT. TFR is Finance's budgeting and forecasting platform. Responsibilities will include user support, platform support, data provider management (reporting), user training, business analysis, and platform documentation.

Becoming subject matter expert of the Firm's budgeting and expense tracking tool
Maintaining strong financial control and approval process on Technology Funding Requests (TFRs)
Technical User Support and Issue Resolution; User training
Platform Support - System/Data QA: Maintenance and further development of existing tool, provide support to senior management team on an ad-hoc basis; Coordination with IT developers in issue resolution and system enhancement projects
Data Provider Management (reporting) - Provide reports on the a regular bases described in the SLAs
Business Analysis - Identify development opportunities and implement improvements; Look for ways of improving the efficiency, process and data quality, test and support implementation of improvement initiatives
Platform Documentation - Develop and maintain platform documentation, e.g., process flows, system flows, data provider contacts and SMEs, QA procedures, quick reference cards
Working collaboratively with global counterparts
Ad-hoc projects

What we offer:

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


Skills required:

At least 4 years’ experience with finance and technical background
Completed Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance or Business related discipline and availability to work full time (8 hours a day)
Solid knowledge in accounting or financial reporting - good understanding of accounting concepts and related support organizations, processes, and technology
Confident user of Microsoft Office; Microsoft Excel, Access and VBA

SQL knowledge is advantage
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
Process management skills: manage people and process to attain desired results; manage conflict and prioritize competing demands
Experience in working with BI (Business Intelligence) tools required
Accuracy, attention to detail, good organization skills
Self-starter attitude - able to get things done with limited direction

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.