Posted 4 days ago
Analyst, General Accounting / Corporate Controllers
BlackRock, Inc - Hudson, NY
About this role

Business Unit Overview:

BlackRock Finance consists of Finance professionals in disciplines such as Accounting Policy, Tax, Business Finance, Treasury, Accounting Operations and Corporate Accounting. Within the Controllers Group, we are responsible for ensuring the integrity of the financial data in accordance with applicable financial standards and regulatory frameworks.

Position Description:

The Americas Controllers Analyst, based in New York City, will be responsible for supporting the preparation of financial statements, regulatory and statutory reporting as well as to prepare analysis for Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss, will manage monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close. This role provides the opportunity to interact with different stakeholders across the globe including Corporate Tax, Treasury, Revenue Accounting, External Reporting, as well as departments outside of Finance such as Legal & Compliance, Business Operations, so attention to detail, controls focus, and excellent communication skills are essential.

We are looking for an energetic and proactive individual to join our Controllers team as an Analyst. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, highly analytical, and pro-active with respect to identifying and implementing process change which helps in driving increased accuracy, improved internal controls and greater efficiencies. In this role, this individual will be responsible for assisting in the accounting and reporting ensuring the integrity of the financial data for the US legal entities in accordance with US GAAP. The Analyst will also assist with special projects.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support financial statement and regulatory reporting for the US legal entities inclusive of monthly & annual close process under US GAAP.
  • Perform balance sheet and profit & loss trend analysis.
  • Prepare workpapers and reconciliations.
  • Assists with special projects as needed. Examples: Cash repatriations, dividends, capital reductions and contributions, etc.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders from different teams and departments.
  • Sharing of best practices between regions.
  • The role will interact with several departments within Finance including: Corporate Tax, Revenue Accounting, Compensation Accounting, Investment Accounting, Accounts Payable, External Reporting, Accounting Policy and Financial Planning & Analysis group as well as departments outside of Finance such as Legal & Compliance, Business Operations as well as Payroll.


Development Value:
  • The role interacts with both Finance and non-Finance teams around the globe, providing an opportunity to learn from different colleagues.
  • This role will provide the candidate with the scope to effect positive change to the control environment by harnessing system capabilities and constantly evaluating processes & procedures to create value for the firm.
  • Opportunity to demonstrate added value via the continuing improvement of key Controllers processes and activities.This role can provide a strong foundation for further career progression within BlackRock.


Knowledge / Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 1-2 years of public accounting experience (preferably in the "Big 4") or accounting/tax experience in a multi-national company
  • High proficiency in MS Office software skills (especially Excel & PowerPoint)
  • CPA license or CPA track
  • Experience in the preparation of reports, and/or financial documents


Competencies:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter, quick learner, team player, with an ability to adjust to change and the desire to take on responsibility is required.
  • Well-organized, methodical and detail orientated with an ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to synthesize information and summarize key issues.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and confidently in both verbal and written form, with all levels of the business.
  • Initiative and confidence to identify potential process improvement opportunities.
  • Independently efficient: owns her/his responsibilities; has a keen awareness of due dates and works in a systematically organized manner.
  • Can multi-task and prioritize own workload.
  • Works well with others; sharing thoughts while also having others views in consideration.
#EarlyCareers

For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $76,000 - $95,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

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.

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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.