Job of the Week: You Want a VP Title?

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for hire me2.jpgEarlier this week we told you about E&Y’s latest attempt to give its employees much-needed pat on the back. So some people are hung up on titles. Not too surprising.
If you’re one of those people — or you just need a new job — Morgan Stanley is looking for a VP of Global Accounting Standards and Control. Get the details after the jump.


Company: Morgan Stanley
Location: New York
Title: Vice President, Global Accounting Standards and Control
Job Overview: Individual will be responsible for monitoring and interpreting various emerging technical accounting issues pursuant to U.S. GAAP. Additionally, this individual will work with the various business units, and corporate functions to apply existing and evolving standards. Also, this individual will help coordinate technical guidance distributed firm wide.
Responsibilities: Monitor emerging issues through the interaction with various industry groups, liaising with certain standard setters, and discussions with Company individuals; Assist the business units/corporate functions in assessing the impact of evolving standards; Interact with business units and corporate functions related to new transactions to identify accounting issues; Apply U.S. GAAP to transactions and document accounting analysis and conclusions; Apply Morgan Stanley accounting policies and periodically update policies as new guidance is issued
Skills Required: 7 – 10 years of experience with at least 4 years in public accounting; B.S. in Accounting (or equivalent) and CPA are required.
See the full description at the GC Career Center and if this vice-president position doesn’t sound like the perfect title, go to the main page where you can find lots of other great titles/jobs.

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for hire me2.jpgEarlier this week we told you about E&Y’s latest attempt to give its employees much-needed pat on the back. So some people are hung up on titles. Not too surprising.
If you’re one of those people — or you just need a new job — Morgan Stanley is looking for a VP of Global Accounting Standards and Control. Get the details after the jump.


Company: Morgan Stanley
Location: New York
Title: Vice President, Global Accounting Standards and Control
Job Overview: Individual will be responsible for monitoring and interpreting various emerging technical accounting issues pursuant to U.S. GAAP. Additionally, this individual will work with the various business units, and corporate functions to apply existing and evolving standards. Also, this individual will help coordinate technical guidance distributed firm wide.
Responsibilities: Monitor emerging issues through the interaction with various industry groups, liaising with certain standard setters, and discussions with Company individuals; Assist the business units/corporate functions in assessing the impact of evolving standards; Interact with business units and corporate functions related to new transactions to identify accounting issues; Apply U.S. GAAP to transactions and document accounting analysis and conclusions; Apply Morgan Stanley accounting policies and periodically update policies as new guidance is issued
Skills Required: 7 – 10 years of experience with at least 4 years in public accounting; B.S. in Accounting (or equivalent) and CPA are required.
See the full description at the GC Career Center and if this vice-president position doesn’t sound like the perfect title, go to the main page where you can find lots of other great titles/jobs.

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