Social Impact Operations Analyst

New York, USA
12 May 2022
22 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Social Impact Operations Analyst

BlackRock's Social Impact team works to foster equitable and sustainable economies, with a focus on the countries and communities where BlackRock operates. This Analyst position based in New York will play a critical role in ensuring the integrity of the operations infrastructure for Social Impact programs on a daily basis, and will report to Director, Social Impact with a dotted line to the Vice President managing Social Impact's operations globally. A successful candidate will be data driven and client service oriented, with an aptitude for deploying technology to optimize workflow processes.

Key Responsibilities

Programs Support and Operations
  • Manage Social Impact mailbox, ensuring timely response to enquiries, liaising with Social Impact colleagues as needed
  • Review and approve Matching Gift and Matching Time requests, ensuring compliance with program policies
  • Support the annual employee grant program, Gives
  • Assist with materials compilation for the Board and other governance committees
  • Provide training and guidance to employees on how to use the Matching Gifts platform (Benevity), including proactively assisting employees in creating volunteer event content
  • Serve as a resource for employees and prospective Gives grantees, assisting in the application process as necessary

Recordkeeping & Reporting
  • Collect, process and track all payments for Social Impact and The BlackRock Foundation programs in accordance with policies
  • Input payment records into the grants and spend tracking system (Versaic), ensuring integrity of data and information
  • Ensure consistent and accurate recordkeeping, in compliance with internal policies
  • Prepare Social Impact quarterly and ad hoc financial reports
  • Support processing of Executive donation requests
  • Assist with compliance and procurement processes for third party vendors

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years of professional work experience
  • Problem solver with strong quantitative and analytical abilities, including attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills and client service orientation
  • Demonstrated interest in Social Impact/Philanthropy
  • High degree of organization, project planning and management skills, and independent thinking
  • Enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity
  • Prior experience with grants management and employee giving platforms preferred

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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