Analyst / Associate - Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst / Associate - Financial Planning &  …

BlackRock
in Atlanta, GA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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BlackRock
in Atlanta, GA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Analyst / Associate - Financial Planning & Analysis
Description

About this role

Team Overview

The Firm Reporting & Analytics team in the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) department is seeking an Associate to join its team in New York. The team works closely with FP&A, Human Resources, Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax, Controllers, Corporate Strategy and Corporate Development to improve business analysis, better inform management decision-making and communicate more effectively with key partners.

The Firm Reporting & Analytics team provides direct support to the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Office and other Senior Management in the areas of planning, forecasting, reporting and value-added analysis. Candidates should possess strong analytical skills and be able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Create and improve financial models utilizing Cognos TM1/excel to analyze budgets and forecasts for the company, businesses and products

  • Analyze and reconcile expense data to make sure firm wide forecasts are accurate and outputs are generated efficiently

  • Analyze and understand business needs, processes and operating models as well as the tools and technology in place to support FP&A

  • Assist in the coordination and production of BlackRock's business level and firm-wide financial reporting, including but not limited to the annual budget, monthly forecast and quarterly business reviews

  • Proactively identify areas of FP&A and the business to implement standardized reporting or operational improvements

  • Collaborate with other areas of FP&A and Finance to meet deadlines and achieve optimal outcomes 

  • Ability to engage and build communication across teams through creative and innovative means

  • Provide support for ad-hoc project work


Skills and Qualifications

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

  • 3+ years of experience, financial services experience a plus

  • Exceptional Excel skills required, experience with IBM Cognos/TM1 strongly preferred, VBA skills a plus

  • Attention to detail and high standards for quality and accuracy in work product

  • Ability to clearly articulate and present ideas both in written presentations and orally

  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills, innovative thinking and vision

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

  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to support multiple projects

  • Work effectively under pressure in a rapidly changing environment in order to meet deadlines

  • A great attitude and strong work ethic

  • Willing to challenge the status quo


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.

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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com |  www.blackrock.com/corporate  | Instagram:  @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock  | 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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