US Indirect Tax Compliance Specialist US Indirect Tax Compliance Specialist …

Morgan Stanley
in Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan Stanley
in Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
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Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

We are looking for
US Indirect Tax Compliance Specialist
for our Budapest office

The Tax Department reports to the Chief Financial Officer and consists of some 200 employees worldwide. The Tax department ensures compliance with income and indirect tax filings, and monitors tax regulations and legislation. In addition, it calculates reports and discloses all of the Firm's tax-related expenses. The department also plans and manages the Firm's domestic and international tax strategies and advises Firm management and business units on business products, location and structure.

The Indirect Tax Group in London, Sydney, Budapest, Shanghai and New York provide Morgan Stanley with global in-house expertise, primarily in Indirect Taxes. The Group brings together technical experts who advise business units, with controllers who have an understanding of the processes, systems and accounting principles.


Reporting to the Budapest Indirect Tax Compliance Manager, the main responsibility of the role is to support the New York Indirect Tax team with the compilation various US Non Income Tax returns for Morgan Stanley entities in the United States. In addition, the individual will be required to assist with other returns and projects as required.

Complete a regular monthly/quarterly/annual process of completion of US Non Income tax returns (including collection of data and ensuring data is complete and reliable)
Ensure tax payments are completed accurately and in timely manner
Maintain supporting accounts and perform monthly GL reconciliation
Work closely with the US Non Income Tax specialists regarding methodologies to be applied, and broadly understand the reasoning and logic employed
Reporting and investigation of variances
Documentation of processes
Suggesting tax process improvements to increase efficiencies
Provide training and support to the Analysts
Other projects/tasks as required


Skills required:

Minimum 2 year experience in a Finance related role, preferably in the area of Indirect Tax
Well organized and detail-oriented
Intermediate skills on Microsoft tools, particularly Excel
Good interpersonal and communications skills; team player
High level of spoken and written English
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and adapt to changing priorities
Self-motivated, innovative
Ability to work closely with the Manager and also independently

Skills desired:

Experience in US Sales Taxes or any Indirect Tax area such as VAT/ GST
Experience of tax technology/ automation software

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.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise 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.