Placement and duration

The Financial Control Group (FCG) is responsible for overseeing the accounting, financial and regulatory reporting for the Firm. FCG prepares external financial reports for public filings and regulators. For internal reporting FCG, along with Financial Planning and Analysis (FPA), summarizes, plans and forecasts the organization’s financial position, including income statements, balance sheets, and analyses of future revenues, expenses and earnings. FCG is comprised of Business Unit Controllers, Legal Entity Controllers, Regulatory and Planning groups, and Valuation Review Group.

The Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week direct placement program. Summer Analysts will be placed within a team best aligned to their skills. The program offers an intensive hands-on introduction to Finance at Morgan Stanley.

Training program

This intensive 10-week program includes a Firmwide orientation to Morgan Stanley’s businesses and division specific training. Your training will continue throughout the summer with structured learning sessions run by senior executives. Similarly, you will have many opportunities to integrate with peers and senior colleagues through a series of networking, social, charity and mentoring events.

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Responsibilities

As a Summer Analyst, your responsibilities may include:

  • Work collaboratively in a high-performing team to ensure the integrity of Morgan Stanley's books and records.
  • Provide reporting and analysis to Business Units, Senior Management and Regulators.
  • Continuously improve or enhance processes for increased control and/or efficiency.
  • Propose a process improvement or a solution to a business challenge.
  • Develop an understanding of Finance terminology and divisional structure.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a penultimate year student with strong academic achievements.
  • Strong interest in financial services and understanding of financial products is essential.
  • You possess excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills; you have strong teamwork and collaboration skills; you are motivated and resourceful; you possess project and process management capabilities; you demonstrate strong analytical and critical thinking skills; you have the ability to multi-task with close attention to detail. 
  • You have advanced technical and quantitative skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint.