Morgan Stanley
Internal Audit

Full Time Analyst Earlybird

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Placement and duration

The internal Audit Full Time Analyst Program is a two-and-a-half year rotational program, beginning with a one day firmwide orientation and a two week training program, focused on business, technical and professional knowledge specific to Morgan Stanley. There will be broad exposure to different coverage areas and teams, while developing an understanding of Firm processes, products and systems; audit principles; and a range of audit activities. In addition, analysts have the opportunity to learn about cutting edge technology, including: algorithmic trade engines, pricing models, digital banking advisory services and cloud computing.

Training Program

Full Time Analysts will begin with a one-day orientation followed by a two-week training program, focused on business, technical and professional knowledge specific to Morgan Stanley. There will also be a week long Internal Audit-specific training designed to provide basic knowledge, an overview of audit principles and Morgan Stanley's audit methodology, and training in professional skills such as business writing and presentation skills. 

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  • Develop a working knowledge of business terminology and basic auditing standards 
  • Participate in business management and audit team meetings to gain an understanding of the business units under review (e.g., policies and procedures, roles and responsibilities, systems, processes, risks and controls)
  • Participate in audit planning and scoping, and assist in documenting audit planning materials and walkthrough narratives or process flows
  • Assist in identifying key controls, creating the process, risk and control (PRC) matrix, and uploading documentation to the audit workflow tool
  • Create and execute control tests and clearly document test results as part of fieldwork
  • Communicate testing exceptions and control deficiencies to senior management within Internal Audit and the business as part of reporting

*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits


  • You are a final year Masters student who has outstanding academic achievements
  • You have excellent writing and desk research skills.
  • You have a keen interest in financial services with a proactive work ethic.
  • You are proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • You are client-service oriented.
  • You are able to multi-task with close attention to detail.


Morgan Stanley London

In 1977, Morgan Stanley opened its European headquarters in London, where it now has over 5,000 staff. Morgan Stanley is one of the preeminent financial services firms in the UK, with longstanding client relationships and a leading role in many landmark transactions. Our professionals value individual intellect as much as teamwork. We offer nimble, innovative services and products tailored to our clients’ needs.

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Students must apply online at and are encouraged to apply early as we recruit on an ongoing basis. Applicants will be required to complete online tests within 48 hours of submitting an application. The deadline to submit an Earlybird application is Friday 31st July 2020. Please note we may also have some additional off-cycle positions available throughout the year, depending on business needs.

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