Vice President - Accounting Policy/US GAAP Technical Accounting Vice President - Accounting Policy/US GAAP  …

in New York, NY
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in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Vice President - Accounting Policy/US GAAP Technical Accounting

About this role

Business Unit Overview:

BlackRock Finance consists of Finance professionals in disciplines such as Accounting Policy, Tax, Business Finance, Treasury, Accounting Operations and Corporate Accounting. Within the Controllers' Group, the Accounting Policy team plays a key role in implementing new accounting standards and partnering with other groups analyzing financial transactions and ensuring they are properly accounted for in BlackRock's financial statements.

Job Purpose/Background:

The individual will assist the Managing Director and Director of Accounting Policy in the U.S. researching and documenting technical accounting queries and related conclusions across a broad spectrum of topics. The Accounting Policy Accountant will also develop strong relationships with other parts of Finance and external auditors and build relationships with cross functional teams to enhance working relationships and ensure sound accounting conclusions.

The role will report into the Managing Director of Accounting Policy while also working under the supervision of the Director of Accounting Policy in the U.S.

Key Responsibilities:

The candidate should be technically proficient in the following areas of U.S. GAAP:

  • Revenue recognition

  • Business and asset acquisitions / Goodwill and intangibles impairment

  • Consolidations

  • Lease

  • Financial Instruments

  • Stock Compensation

  • Foreign currency matters

  • Fair value measurement

  • Segment reporting

  • Derivatives

  • SEC reporting and disclosure requirements for the above areas

Development Value:

  • Opportunity to join an established finance function (senior technical accounting professionals) of an S&P 500 company

  • Involvement in ad-hoc project work


  • Solid background in the ability to research technical issues and formulate accounting conclusions

  • Working knowledge of the Asset Management Industry and Investment Companies is a plus

  • Knowledge of IFRS is a plus


  • CPA is required. Knowledge of excel, word, power point strongly preferred


  • Ability to clearly and confidently communicate in verbal and written form, with all levels of the business with strong interpersonal skills

  • Self-starter, quick learner, team player, with an ability to adjust to change and the desire to take on responsibility is required

  • Organized and methodical, possessing attention to detail, ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines is a must

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.

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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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