Posting Date: Jul 7, 2020
Primary Location: Americas-United States of America-Utah-South Jordan
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 1,200 offices in 43 countries.
Operations is one of the largest divisions in the firm and has diverse responsibilities, including correctly settling and recording millions of transactions per day, identifying and mitigating all operational risks, developing strong client relationships and partnering with technology to realize the full potential of IT and e-solutions. Throughout, the Operations department continually seeks ways to improve while actively supporting the development of new businesses, structures and markets.
Morgan Stanley US Tax Operations is a cross-divisional operational utility that supports Retail and Institutional business lines. Tax Operations is responsible for ensuring compliance with IRS & State Regulations related to US tax withholding, reporting, and filing obligations across Morgan Stanley's Retail and Institutional based clients and legal entities.
Tax Operations is seeking an associate to support the U.S Tax Operations QA & Control testing team located in NY. The purpose of the QA & Control testing team is to uphold the Tax Operations strong control environment by proactively identifying potential issues and promoting audit readiness.
Skills required (essential)
-Self-motivated with the ability to work independently well within a team environment.
-Excellent Time Management, Interpersonal, Analytical, and Problem-Solving Skills.
-Ability to concurrently manage multiple projects, and prioritize effectively to meet tight and enforced Operational and annual deadlines for the firm.
-Attention to detail and quality of work.
-Ability to consistently exercise sound and decisive judgment.
-Commitment to personal development.
-Highly Efficient in Excel
-Superior Communication Skills, both oral and written.
-Understanding of general process controls, with knowledge of database, spreadsheet applications, and data modeling, including Microsoft Excel, Access and other Office applications.
* Tax Operations and/or audit, risk, or control related experience a plus