BlackRock BlackRock FP&A Analyst in New York, New York
BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At March 31, 2015, BlackRock’s AUM was $4.774 trillion. BlackRock helps clients 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 ®. Headquartered in New York City, as of March 31, 2015, the firm had approximately 12,300 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in key 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 atwww.blackrock.com| Twitter:@blackrock_news| Blog:www.blackrockblog.com| LinkedIn:www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock
BlackRock FP&A Analyst - 162153
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 BlackRock Solutions (BRS) FP&A team based in New York.
·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 BRS 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 / expert skills in Excel; experience with Access or Hyperion Essbase preferred, TM1 / Cognos and VBA skills 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.
·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
Job Function: Accounting/Finance/Tax
Organization: FIN-Financial Planning & Analysis
Title: BlackRock FP&A Analyst
Primary Location: Americas-United States-New York
Requisition ID: 162153
Job Posting: Nov 29, 2016, 5:13:13 PM