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 – 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 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 Deputy 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.
Reporting to the Head of Indirect Tax, the Americas (ex-US) Indirect Tax Vice President is required to provide indirect tax advice and oversight of indirect tax compliance for the Americas region. The role excludes coverage of US indirect taxes.
Lead indirect tax coverage for Canada including providing indirect tax advice to Finance and other business units, managing indirect tax audits and reviewing all indirect tax returns for Canada
Develop and agree with stakeholders an indirect tax coverage model for Mexico
Work closely with the Brazil Tax team to provide oversight of indirect tax matters in Brazil and Argentina, and other Latam countries
Coordinate within other areas of the tax department to enhance efficiencies
Provide support to Asia and Japan as required
Building relationships with key stakeholders within Finance and the business to ensure that indirect tax issues to ensure indirect tax issues are properly communicated and understood
Lead the implementation of the Indirect Tax Operating Model across the Americas (ex-US) region including: o Development and implementation of indirect tax technology o Process improvements to strengthen the control environment and increase efficiency including the reduction of manual journals; development of indirect tax reporting and performance measurement metrics; and enhanced documentation
Qualified CTA or equivalent – PQE +5years
Experience of the financial services industry and indirect taxes in the Americas region
Proven track record of managing projects and of continuously reviewing and improving process required
Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills with the ability to develop internal and external networks
Must have ability to think critically and self-review
Strong control focus while maintaining a high level of client service
Self-motivated, with a desire to succeed and develop professionally and personally
Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment and be a team player
Confident working with colleagues in worldwide business locations
Focus on collaboration across teams and geographic regions
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and financial systems
The closing date for applications is 12/06/2019
The salary for this role is competitive
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.
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.
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