Expense Management Auditor

Recruiter
Morgan Stanley
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: EMEA IBD/GCM Expense Management Auditor - Full Time - 09:00-17:30/ 09:30- 18:00Company Profile:Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing awide range of investment banking, securities, investment management andwealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwideincluding corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200offices in 43 countries. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical toour success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted inintegrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can providea superior foundation for building a professional career - a place forpeople to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balancespersonal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of ourculture. Department Profile:Morgan Stanley is a worldwide leader in investment banking and is rankedamongst the top firms in mergers and acquisitions, underwriting ofequity and equity-related transactions, high-yield debt financing andcorporate debt issuance. With over 2,000 professionals in 30 countries,we are consistently recognised for our performance in both traditionaland innovative financing techniques, helping a wide range of clientsaround the world to make and execute decisions about their strategic andfinancial structure. Team Profile:The EMEA Expense Management Team is responsible for all ExpenseManagement matters for Investment Banking (IBD) and Global CapitalMarkets (GCM) Business Units for 14 countries across Europe, Middle Eastand Africa. The team partners with IBD/GCM Expense Management inAmericas and Asia Pacific. Expense Management are the creators andenforcers of the Expense Policy. The team work alongside other BusinessUnits such as; Institutional Equity Division, Legal & Compliance,Marketing and HR etc. to ensure that our employees adhere to all MorganStanley policies.Primary Responsibilities:The position will be responsible for auditing/ approving expenses andinvoices, pre-approving travel, reviewing gift and entertainment andcharity and sponsorship requests for the EMEA IBD and GCM BusinessUnits. Required to understand, interpret and explain any of the firm'spolicies, including the EMEA Expense policy.Experience in the Financial Services industry is desired, but notnecessary. The role: Perform any combination of auditor's duties, including but not limited to:- Expense audit/approval, both electronic and manual- Gift & Entertainment, Charity & Sponsorship approval- Invoice payment audit/approval, both electronic and manual- Pre-approve travel requisitions Evaluate all requests, applying excellent judgement Fiscal responsibility for expenses and invoices Complete ad hoc Expense Management reports Clear communication for any out of policy requests Responsible for keeping fully abreast of policy and procedure changesand being the subject matter expert for policies and queries Work alongside relevant departments to ensure correct procedures arefollowed (Accounts Payable/ Compliance etc) Anticipate problems and resolve issues independently Responsible for resolving queries in a timely and professional mannerby applying good judgement to the existing policies Responsible for balancing own work load and prioritising assignments Act as first point of escalation to junior team members for day to day queries Have understanding and confidence to escalate to IBD/GCM Managementwhere appropriate Communicate conflicts or outstanding items to Expense Team LeaderQualifications:Skills/ Attributes Required: Flexible and committed approach to work in order to satisfy the needsof the business. Existing team hours cover 08:30-18:30 and this positionwill either cover 09:00-17:30 or 09:30- 18:00 Ability to use own initiative and judgement Self-Starter- able to work under own direction Strong team player- determined to achieve department goals High business acumen - able to understand the "biggerpicture" both internally and externally Excellent attention to detail - need to be accurate and analytical Trouble shooting and critical thinking skills- able to providealternatives and solutions Excellent communication and interpersonal skills- able to presentconfidently, credibly and persuasively Professional demeanor- able to maintain confidentiality in all aspectsof the role Ability to adapt quickly to working within different systems MS Office skills - including Word, Excel and PowerPointMorgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide asupportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximisetheir full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised ofindividuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communitiesin which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents,perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture ofinclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting,developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents*LI-JD2 - provided by Dice CAPITAL MARKET, WEALTH MANAGEMENT

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