BlackRock FP&A Analyst in New York, New York

Description:

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2016, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.blackrock.com at http://www.blackrock.com/ | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com at http://www.blackrockblog.com/ | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization plays a critical role as trusted business partner to the business units, supporting all analysis, reporting and planning needs of the business. We produce budgets, short and long range forecasts; create and analyze business metrics and identify cost savings opportunities; deliver economic insight into the relationships between costs and revenues to improve the financial success of the business going forward. We are looking for a Business Finance Analyst to join the FP&A team based in New York.

Job Description:

•Develop detailed budget and forecast models to drive high quality decision-making and closely monitor business performance

•Prepare and coordinate the monthly variance analysis of actuals, budgets, and forecasts.

•Participate and/or lead team-wide projects including financial modeling, ad hoc analysis, and delivery of automated solutions for reporting.

•Prepare periodic financial reports (ie: weekly, monthly) for senior management.

•Proactively look for opportunities to optimize the current reporting structure and develop new approaches to assess the health of the business.

•Develop and deliver presentations for senior management.

•Liaise with Central Finance, Accounting and Human Resources, as needed, on key deliverables.

Knowledge and experience requirements:

•Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or related field.

•2-4 years of experience in the financial services sector, preferably at a top-tier asset manager, investment bank, public accounting or consulting firm. A working knowledge of the asset management and/or financial services industry is preferred.

•Solid proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications; advanced skills in Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs); experience with IBM CognosTM1 or VBA a plus

•Strong quantitative and problem solving skills

•Ability to clearly articulate and present ideas both in written presentations and orally; to senior management as well as outside audiences.

•Demonstrated ability to work/navigate in a large organization.

Personal qualities:

•Able to work effectively under pressure and in a rapidly changing environment in order to meet deadlines

•Focused attention to detail and high standards for quality and accuracy in his/her work product

•Professional, positive demeanor. Collegial orientation; relationship-builder who is solutions-oriented

•Organized with strong follow through and execution

•Solid communicator: verbal, written and presentation

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, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

Job Function: Accounting/Finance/Tax

Organization: FIN-Financial Planning & Analysis

Title: FP&A Analyst

Primary Location: Americas-United States-New York

Requisition ID: 172953

Job Posting: Oct 7, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

FutureAdvisor is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.