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. 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’s 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 and consists of some 3,000 employees worldwide. 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 Tax Department reports to the Chief Financial Officer and consists of some 200+ employees worldwide. The Tax Department is responsible for global tax compliance, tax accounting, business unit tax advice and tax planning for the Firm.
The Tax Department is seeking an experienced U.S. tax attorney or professional who will be a member of the Firm’s Tax Advisory group. The Tax Advisory group is an advisory group within the Morgan Stanley Tax Department that provides tax advice and support on Business Unit and Firm-related tax matters.
Supporting Tax Operations and various business units of the Firm by providing tax advice relating to transactions and business lines
Advice and legal interpretation on technical tax issues related to withholding, reporting and other operational tax issues
Assistance on tax legal issues arising on audit
Managing external advisors
Participating in industry groups and initiatives
At least 5+ years of law firm, accounting firm or financial industry experience, including experience in financial products taxation
Motivated, team oriented self-starter who has the ability to work effectively and efficiently with all levels of personnel, and who is adept at working in a fast-paced environment
Excellent analytical and communication skills