Accounting and Financial Analyst

Your team responsibilities

Our Subscription revenue represents the largest revenue stream at MSCI, at $1.2B+ for fiscal year 2020. This role will be responsible for performing various aspects of the financial and management accounting, analytics and reporting related to Subscription Revenues arising from specialty, standard and non-standard contracts with clients. This position will provide operational accounting, reporting and forecasting support to the Business and Sales teams, as well as provide accounting guidance for revenue recognition and reporting matters pertaining to customer contract arrangements. This role will be responsible for supporting a fast-growing global organization through partnering with key business stakeholders to deliver critical business initiatives and closely collaborate with business partners on financial analysis and forecasting. This position will also support special projects as they arise, including process improvement initiatives, system implementations and developing processes to account for new revenue contracts. This role will have tremendous opportunity to work with a diverse set of finance and non-finance stakeholders.

What we will offer you: Depending on your location of your role, you can expect…

  • Competitive fixed and variable compensation, holiday/vacation allowance and retirement savings plans/pensions
  • A wide range of benefits including – healthcare, dental plans, risk insurances and (location dependent) – cycle-to-work schemes, gym benefits, retail discounts
  • A hybrid work environment, for the vast majority of employees, offering a more progressive way of working to give you the flexibility, accountability, and responsibility to empower you to perform at your very best. At the center of this way of working is a culture which is built on a strong foundation of trust. We trust our people and they trust our organization’s leaders to support them.
  • An inclusive and performance driven culture where you are empowered to maximize your potential in an environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work
  • A purposeful approach to Wellbeing to provide you with all the resources you need to be your best at work and in your personal life. Our Here For You Employee Assistance Program provides confidential emotional support with local experts, financial and legal advice in a wide range of issues as well as access to online information, resources and tools. All the services are available for our employees free of charge.

Your key responsibilities

  • Operate as a key team member of subscription revenue team with responsibility of the accurate and completeness of revenue recognition in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Perform contract review and ensure proper revenue recognition in accordance with MSCI’s policy and revenue recognition standards for multiple revenue streams, including partnership agreements
  • Perform revenue operations, which includes execution of monthly revenue close, variance analysis, reporting, and account reconciliations for revenue and related accounts agreements
  • Partner with COE team to analyse and report key revenue metrics and results and to implement and enhance revenue accounting policies and procedures
  • Assess and implement changes to contractual agreements for accounting impacts and potential reporting needs
  • Streamline and improve subscription revenue accounting processes to improve clarity and efficiency Maintain and update operations of internal controls, policies and procedures related to revenue recognition, monthly close and reporting processes
  • Support audits performed by internal audit, external audit, legal entity, and SOX teams
  • Participate in continual process improvements, automation, and implementation of best practices

Your skills and experience that will help you excel

  • Minimum 2 years in Accounting or Finance related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Public accounting and/or industry accounting experience with multi-national public companies
  • Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant or equivalent is an advantage
  • Prior experience in revenue accounting and processes is an advantage
  • Ability to independently assess issues and make sound decisions on day-to-day matters
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, organized and analytical thinking

How we’ll support you

  • Coaching, support and encouragement from experts in your team
  • Access to a wide range of learning opportunities to support your growth and development
  • Customizable learning journeys to help you navigate your professional development
  • Transparent performance-based compensation schemes
  • Employee Resource Groups such as MSCI Pride, Black Leadership Network, Women’s Leadership Forum, Women in Tech, Asian Support Network, All Abilities and Climate Action Groups.

About MSCI and our teams

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create.  We are inclusive, we champion bold ideas, we always pursue excellence, and always act with integrity.   Personal accountability and responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to remain client centric.

At MSCI diversity is at our core and inclusion defines our culture. Our people are empowered to maximize their potential in an environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. We work, learn and grow together and we are committed to hiring and promoting qualified women, ethnic minorities and members of the LGBT+ community candidates, who have historically been underrepresented in financial services.


  • Finance, Accounting
  • Controlling
  • Accounting
  • Business Supporting Centres
  • Financial Support

Experience required:

  • 1-3 years professional experience

Required Qualification:

  • College degree

Required language level:

  • English (intermediate / communication)

Employment type:

  • Full time

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