Vice President International Tax Provision New Yo

Full time
Based on Experience
new-york 10/02/2018   Full time Based on Experience

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.

Finance Division
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 Firms books and records, and by contributing to Firm wide 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.

Tax Department
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.

The Morgan Stanley Tax Department currently has a career opportunity in New York City for a Tax Vice President in the International Tax Compliance, Planning and Provision Group

The Morgan Stanley Tax Department is searching for a Tax Vice President who will be responsible for managing the International consolidated income tax provision process. The role will involve extensive communication with the Firm's global tax representatives and controllers to advise on income tax accounting matters and to ensure the accurate recording and reporting of international related information for SEC reporting and other regulatory filings. The role will also include some U.S tax compliance for non-US entities and the analysis of effective tax rate impact of foreign earnings, and US international tax planning.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management and enhancement of international tax provision data gathering and reporting process
  • Quarterly in depth review of legal entity non-US tax provisions and Current and Deferred tax balances maintained in tax provision software
  • Review of legal entity attributes including Tax Credits, NOL and related Valuation Allowance analysis
  • Review of uncertain tax positions under FIN 48
  • Analyze income tax accounting impact of transactions
  • Reconciliation of income tax accounts and deferred tax balances
  • Coordinate Sarbanes-Oxley internal control documentation requirements
  • Review and prepare Forms 5471, 8865 and 8858 in relation to non-US subsidiaries and activities



  • Bachelor degree in accounting; Masters in taxation and CPA preferred
  • 7-10 years of hands-on experience in ASC 740 Accounting for Income Tax and international tax compliance
  • Financial services background preferred
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Superior work ethic with high level of accountability
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel