Associate, Aladdin Insurance Accounting

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Employer
BlackRock
Location
Wilmington, USA
Salary
4-6 years' of work experience in the financial services industry Knowledge/experience in US
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
Closes
Nov 16, 2019
Ref
6688883
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About this role

We can help advance your FinTech career!

Are you a highly motivated professional interested in building a career in FinTech with focus in Accounting? Do you thrive on working with clients to solve complex problems and deliver in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating resiliency in the face of challenges? If this sounds like you, then join our Aladdin® business. As a member of one of BlackRock's fastest growing areas you will have the technical and client-facing skills to help with our risk management and investment process - using cutting edge technology to help some of the largest institutions and investors in the world.

BlackRock Solutions® ("BRS") provides comprehensive investment accounting services including financial and regulatory reporting for financial institutions such as insurance companies. By deploying Aladdin®, accounting services are offered as a coordinated solution alongside Aladdin's powerful capabilities. BlackRock Solutions delivers accounting as a service offering to insurance companies globally. The group is responsible for new client implementation, relationship management, product management and deployments of new accounting capabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Aladdin product managers and engineers to foster the value proposition of the Aladdin Insurance Accounting platform and successfully implement technology solutions.
  • Coordinate with clients and production teams to optimize processes and system usage.
  • Provide accounting expertise on various investment types (Fixed Income, Equity, Loans, Mortgages, Derivatives, Alternatives) continuing to build skills in emerging instruments.
  • Analyze business processes/needs to help develop specifications and implement new functionality
  • Participate in Aladdin business development activities, assisting in system validations and due diligence meetings with prospective clients
  • Track Regulatory changes for US GAAP, US Statutory, US Tax, IFRS, etc. related to investments and disseminate information to internal and external clients


There will be frequent travel necessary for this role.

Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years' of work experience in the financial services industry
  • Knowledge/experience in US GAAP and/or Statutory accounting for investments
  • Previous experience in support and/or implementation of Back Office technology / Accounting System a plus
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following asset classes: Securities, Alternatives, Mortgage Loans, or Derivatives
  • A working understanding of SQL, UNIX shell, or a modern programming language
  • Must be client driven, proficiency working within a team environment, and be focused on providing a high quality of service to the client
  • Post Graduate Experience, CFA, or CPA, a plus
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, with aptitude to convey complex concepts simply and clearly to clients
  • Well organized with the ability to prioritize with a hands-on approach


About BlackRock

At BlackRock we are a fiduciary to our clients, which means we look out for their best interests. Our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home, and improve their financial well-being.

We are passionate about our work. But we're also passionate about having a life. From financial wellness to personal wellness, we offer a wide variety of strong work/life support for you to achieve the highest quality of life. Some of our favorites include:

Flexible Time Off

Summer Fridays

401k matching

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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