BlackRock Corp Audit, Associate / VP

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 30 Sep 16

BlackRock Corp Audit, Associate / VP


•The Audit Associate will be involved in various aspects of the Audit group's risk assessment, assurance and advisory activities. Areas of the business covered may include investment and asset management, risk management, operations, finance, technology and compliance.

Specific responsibilities will include:


•Participation in projects aimed at optimizing business and control activities and processes
•Assistance in the risk assessment of selected business, risk and operational units
•Development and maintenance of working relationships with the business and support functions
•Assistance in the formation of the annual audit plan
•Planning, executing, reporting and follow-up of reviews across all areas of the business
•Participation in global/cross regional projects
•Providing advisory services during the development of new businesses and systems
•Performing investigations, special reviews and other ad hoc projects


Skills and Experience:


•Professionals with interest in broad exposure to investment management, risk management, operations, finance and/or technology in the Asset Management industry
•Financial services experience is preferable; understanding of asset management products, business processes and risk and controls systems
•Undergraduate or graduate degree in finance, economics, statistics, accounting or engineering is preferred. BA/BS is required
•Aptitude towards investment and risk management, scenario analysis and problem solving
•Strong project management, organizational and presentation skills
•Excellent communication (verbal, written, and listening) and interpersonal skills; strong writing skills
•Strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities
•Strong quantitative skills
•Intellectual curiosity and healthy skepticism
•Commitment and strong work ethic
•Proficient understanding of current regulatory and industry events
•Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers and business partners
•Professional certifications such as CFA or CPA are a plus



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