Investment Accounting Technical Business Analyst/Project Management Vice President Investment Accounting Technical Business  …

BlackRock
in Wilmington, DE, United States
Permanent, Full time
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BlackRock
in Wilmington, DE, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Not Specified
About this role We are searching for someone who has investment accounting and client service in their areas of expertise! An individual who loves building positive relationships, prioritizing changing goals and being on the pulse of industry changes. Would you like to use your know-how

About this role

We are searching for someone who has investment accounting and client service in their areas of expertise! An individual who loves building positive relationships, prioritizing changing goals and being on the pulse of industry changes. Would you like to use your know-how to make a difference day in and day out at the world's largest asset manager? Look no further! BlackRock is pursuing a Vice President Accounting Services Insurance Accounting to become a part of our team. We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your rare skills, eagerness, and passion while giving you freedom to grow expertly and as an individual.

We know you want to feel valued every single day, and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock we strive to empower our employees and actively engage your involvement in our success. With over USD $6 trillion of assets we have an outstanding responsibility: our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being. Come join our team and experience what it feels like to be part of an organization that makes a difference.

As the Vice President of Accounting Services, you will join our Global Accounting & Performance team (‘GAP’) as part of the Investment Accounting Services Group. You will be encouraged to prioritize multiple areas including:

  • Business development to identify new clients
  • Implementation and management of onboarding new clients and continued support of existing client requests
  • Senior relationship management to maintain effective interaction with clients
  • Development of client metrics and regular client communication
  • Oversight of regulatory and accounting pronouncements to ensure compliance
  • Identification of operational improvements to improve the overall service offering.

Your primary responsibilities will relate to managing Client Relationships from an overall accounting perspective, including:

  • Building relationships and being an excellent partner through regular communication with key personnel at each client to effectively lead client expectations
  • Meeting with senior partners to discuss overall relationship, new initiatives, accounting questions and concerns, client relationship targets, etc.
  • Conducting regular business reviews to ensure clients are satisfied with the service offering and obtain feedback
  • Preparing for and hosting regular client meetings/relationship reviews; ensuring each meeting is documented and follow up items addressed
  • Developing action plans to address and advancing feedback provided by the client
  • Developing deep understanding of assigned clients – including portfolio structure, objectives, and accounting requirements
  • Assisting clients in various ad-hoc analyses and providing input relating to the treatment and impact of accounting pronouncements and reporting requirements
  • Providing clear concise feedback to client requests
  • Serving as a liaison between the client and the various BlackRock teams assigned to support the client to ensure excellent client service and client happiness
  • Completing administrative tasks relating to clients such as:
  • Providing monthly client metrics


Qualifications for success:

  • BS degree in Finance or Accounting; or related experience
  • 5+ years of financial/accounting work experience preferred
  • Knowledge of insurance and disclosure reporting as it relates to investments
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following financial statement and accounting policies: GAAP/STAT/IFRS
  • Understanding and/or ability to learn various investment types – including fixed income, derivatives, alternatives, mortgage loans, equities, etc.
  • Effective communication skills to build strong partnerships and relationships.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments without losing sight of overall objectives and deadlines and time management skills
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail and project management skills, ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment, and proven knowledge of Microsoft (Excel & PowerPoint) office products
  • Travel to clients as necessary

In this role, you will have the opportunity to attend industry related conferences and be expected to share insight with clients and our accounting staff. You will provide accounting updates, highlight service model enhancements and communicate industry thought leadership topics to your client base. Lastly, your validated experience and expertise in investment types, accounting, and financial reporting across multiple accounting basis (GAAP, STAT, IFRS, etc.) coupled with a client focus mindset and approach will get you noticed.

About BlackRock

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 June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.

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.


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