DescriptionAbout this role
The Global Accounting and Product Services (GAAPS) division is responsible for providing operational support to BlackRock’s portfolio management teams and clients. GAAPS is central to Business operations in providing subject matter expertise, monitoring fund administrator service delivery in relation fund accounting and financial reporting, monitoring operational capacity for new products, supporting projects in relation to product launches and liaising with fund administrators, auditors, fund directors and portfolio managers. The group comprises of a number of teams and is organized both functionally and regionally. This position is within the Open-End NAV Oversight team supporting alternatives in the US.
Ensure best in class control environment exists internally in an oversight capacity and externally within our 3rd party administrators
Partner with internal teams who support the same product set, including our portfolio management, legal, tax, product strategy, corporate accounting and finance and all other necessary groups
Support the business in the successful launch of new products or the liquidation of legacy products at the end of their stated term
Perform detailed reviews and analysis of key reconciliations (cash, position) and contribute to resolution of breaks.
Review portfolio P&L in conjunction with approval of NAVs and remediate outages between internal and external calculations.
Recalculate management and performance fees, including those with on high-watermarks and hurdles, in connection with NAV reviews and approvals.
Provide input on annual audited financials along with the alternative financial reporting group.
Product management responsibilities including liaising with funds’ independent auditors, tax providers and administrators to ensure proper close-out of all open inquiries
Support required regulatory filings, such as Form PQR, Form PF, and AIFMD filings
Communicate performance results to investors and resolve investors’ questions
Custom reporting and projects for investor specific needs
Group project opportunities related to implementation of new product accounting, operational procedures, and planning / evaluating technology enhancements
Support the investment and business team with marketing and product launches
3-5 years of investment / fund accounting /public accounting (audit) work experience or equivalent, including review experience for at least a portion of that time.
Bachelors’ degree in Accounting (strongly preferred) or Finance. CPA a plus.
Excellent attention to detail and written and verbal communication skills
Proper and effective accounting skills including knowledge of GAAP and financial statements.
Sound analytical and problem solving skills
Works effectively to plan and prioritize responsibilities including ongoing and ad hoc projects simultaneously
Fluent in Microsoft Office products, emphasis on Excel.
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 December 31, 2019, the firm managed approximately $7.43 trillion in assets on behalfof investors worldwide.
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