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Analyst - Corporate Accounting

Employer
BlackRock
Location
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Sector
Finance and Accounts
Role
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Description

About this role

Business Unit Overview:

BlackRock Finance and Strategy consists of professionals in disciplines such as Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Treasury, Tax, Financial Controls, Sourcing and Vendor Management, Finance Platform Support, Controllers, Strategy, and Corporate Development. Within the Controllers' Group, the Corporate Accounting team is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the financial data in accordance with applicable financial standards, Tax and regulatory frameworks. The team is involved in accounting for Reimbursement Receivables associated with Alternative Funds, Seed and Co-Investment positions, economic hedging, as well as maintaining the control environment for the related financial data.

Position Description:

The Corporate Accounting Analyst, based in Mumbai, will be responsible for supporting the Global Treasury Investment Accounting team which is based in Mumbai, Atlanta, Denver and New York in their monthly postings, analysis, payments, reporting and controls. This role will be responsible for the global reconciliation and reporting of Alternative Fund Reimbursements. This role provides the opportunity to interact with different stakeholders across the globe including Finance Controls, External Reporting, Fund Accounting, Tax and FP&A so attention to detail, controls focus, and excellent communication skills are essential.

We are looking for an upbeat and proactive individual to join the Corporate Accounting team. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, highly analytical, and proactive in motivating change to increase efficiency while maintaining effective controls. In this role, this individual will be responsible for the accounting, administration and reporting for the alternative fund reimbursement program for BlackRock. The role will also assist with special projects. The group also prepares the accounting records for the global corporate investment portfolio, processes capital contributions and distributions, valuation of investments and hedging, prepares related corporate accounting entries and reconciliations, and supports regulatory reporting.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Partner directly with global, multi-functional teams to administer the Company's Alternative Funds Reimbursement program.
  • Connect with management of various levels throughout the organization to acquire a complete understanding of the reimbursement program from end-to-end and document details of the program.
  • Maintain accurate and timely receivable data by legal entity and business group.
  • Establish open communication lines with appropriate partners, especially in Global Fund Accounting Services, Tax, and Alternatives Chief Operating Officer teams.
  • Maintain GAAP balances for reporting in the Oracle General Ledger.
  • Produce periodic (monthly/quarterly/annual) management reports on the firm's receivable exposures.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and reporting requests including updates of operational policies and procedures.
  • Ensure strong controls and procedures are in place in relation to the general ledger.
  • Provide timely responses to inquiries and special requests.
  • Perform balance sheet account reconciliations at month end.
  • Provide commentary around balance sheet account movements (analyzing Investment values, payments etc).
Development Value:
  • The role interacts with both Finance and non-Finance teams globally, providing an opportunity to learn from different colleagues.
  • This role supports the continued growth of BlackRock's Alternatives business, a key growth area for the firm.
  • This role will provide the candidate with an understanding of the accounting and administration of the Alternative Funds Reimbursement program.
  • The candidate will work with management whose aim is to develop individuals in the team specifically towards their career aspirations.
  • Opportunity to demonstrate added value via the continuing improvement of key Treasury Investment Accounting processes and activities.
Experience Required:
  • 2+ years of corporate accounting experience.
  • Accounting or other degrees in the related field.
  • An MBA or Semi/Qualified accountant - CPA/CA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA preferred.
Competencies:

Required:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in the preparation of internal management reports, Accounts Receivable/Payable settlement, and/or financial documents.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong control mindset.
  • Strong willingness to learn with a high-level of motivation and adaptability.
  • Collaborative partnership with colleagues to deliver Operation Excellence.
  • Initiative and confidence to identify potential process improvement opportunities and helping deliver benefit to the business.
Desirable:
  • Ideally the candidate would have 2+ years previous experience of working within financial services, ideally within Investment Management, or public and multi-national firm.
  • Experience of accounting systems, processes and controls is also beneficial.
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Our benefits

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.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

Job requisition #

R242072

Company

About Us

BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. We serve pension plans providing for nurses, teachers, firefighters, law enforcement and other public and private sector workers, individual investors investing for their own retirement, and institutions such as governments, foundations and insurance companies. Clients turn to BlackRock for the innovative solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. We are passionate about helping those we serve build a strong financial future, so we seek out a diverse range of perspectives and talents to solve their most complex challenges.

While our firm has offices across more than 30 countries, we operate as "One BlackRock:” our people thrive on collaboration, mutual trust and respect, and we inspire each other to collectively raise our game. BlackRock is dedicated to its principles, which include a culture of equity and inclusion, where employees can bring their full selves to every conversation, every day.

Our employee networks

Our global networks are dynamic communities built on shared experiences, intersectionality and allyship. They are culture carriers for the firm, offering employees and allies the opportunity to enhance and shape the inclusive culture to which we aspire. Employee networks are sponsored by senior leaders and are proudly designed by employees, for employees.

The Ability & Allies Network (ABN) provides a sense of community, advocacy, resources and support for all types of disability-related issues within the firm.

Awards:

2022 Disability:IN Disability Equality Index

BlackRock was recognised as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion after scoring 100% on the Disability Equality Index. The index is a joint initiative between the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN. that helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions that they can take to achieve disability inclusion and equality.

Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2022 – US & UK

This recognition is a result of the feedback provided by current and former colleagues about their experiences working at BlackRock. Ranking #72 in the US and #12 in the UK.

#1 Capital Markets Industry 2023

BlackRock was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for the 3rd consecutive year, according to Forbes and JUST Capital. We ranked #1 in the Capital Markets industry. The 2023 list of America’s Most JUST Companies celebrates U.S. corporations that outperform their peers in the Russell 1000 on the priorities of the American people – including issues like fair pay, ethical leadership, good benefits and work-life balance, equal opportunity, customer treatment and privacy, community support, environmental impact, and delivering shareholder return. By balancing the needs of all stakeholders, JUST 100 companies demonstrate that profits and purpose can go hand in hand.

 

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