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Global Performance and Accounting - Accounting Services and Oversight - Associate
Business Operations ("Bus Ops") is responsible for the development of the firm's operating infrastructure to support BlackRock's investment businesses worldwide. Bus Ops establishes and coordinates operational procedures internally and externally with clients, custodians, accounting agents, prime brokers, broker-dealers and other vendors and is responsible for managing BlackRock's relationships. Global Performance and Accounting ("GPA") is a unit within Bus Ops.
Within GPA, Accounting Services and Oversight, in part, is responsible for the oversight of accounting service providers for BlackRock's US and CAD Mutual Funds, Americas iShares and BTC Collective Investment Funds as well as providing strategic product support for other teams throughout BlackRock.
The Accounting Services and Oversight Associate will assist in all functions focusing on the daily accounting oversight of the mutual funds, iShares and collective investment funds
Conduct daily and monthly functions using appropriate controls in accordance with the funds accounting and procedural policies including accounting reconciliation oversight, review of fund performance against benchmarks and oversight of fund expenses
Participate and lead in the coordination of a products life cycle implementation (fund launches, mergers, in-kinds and liquidations)
Partner with custodians, counterparties, accounting providers and other vendors, including various internal departments to resolve operational, valuation and accounting issues
Communicating with all levels of management
Complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner
Set or refine priorities as business needs change
Develops broad expertise, capabilities and perspective to lead function
Opportunity to support team providing accounting for institutional separate accounts
Bachelor's degree is required
3 to 6 years of equivalent work experience in the fund accounting industry
Minimum of 3 year's experience in Mutual Fund Accounting, Administration or Audit preferred
Mutual fund regulatory, GAAP and tax knowledge preferred
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Excellent communication and writing skills
Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Proven leadership skills and the ability to work in a team oriented environment
Enjoys a fast-paced, high-intensity environment
Attention to detail, accurate work and analyze relevant information using logic and consider relevant facts to make rational, realistic and sound decisions (Attention to detail/Analytic Ability)
Demands accountability from self and others for business performance (Accountability/Ownership)
Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills; clear articulation of financial analyses and issues to management (Communication Skills);
Self-motivated, determined to achieve goals and works hard to meet those goals. (Drive, Determination and Execution);
Promotes and facilitates the group's work while contributing to the group using inspiration and motivation (Teamwork)
Effectively plans, implements and controls major projects or strategic assignments that involve multiple resources and complex scheduling in a team or cross-functional approach. (Problem Solving)
Makes timely decisions and is prepared to take action in conditions of uncertainty or ambiguity (Decision Making)
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer -- M/F/D/V
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.