Financial Reporting Vice President - DEL

Employer
BlackRock
Location
Wilmington, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 12, 2022
Closes
May 26, 2022
Ref
14867450
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

Are you searching for a rewarding, exciting, multi-faceted opportunity with the world's largest asset manager? Look no further! At BlackRock we are seeking a passionate financial reporting professional to join our Wilmington, Delaware based Global Financial Reporting team.

We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your rare skills, eagerness, and passion while giving you freedom to grow professionally 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 more than $9 trillion of assets, we have an exceptional responsibility to help individuals 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.
Team overview and role responsibility
BlackRock's Global Financial Reporting (GFR) team is responsible for all aspects of our shareholders' financial reporting experience for BlackRock fund ranges globally. As a part of the GFR team, you will partner with both external providers and colleagues globally in formulating the successful delivery of shareholder reports and advance a globally aligned vision and business model. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative reviews of the Sarbanes-Oxley financial memos prepared for the funds' certifying officers and Audit Committees, ensuring that the disclosures are in line with BlackRock standards;
  • Assess the accuracy of the internal planning trackers for full capture of relevant financial reporting planning matters in scope for the fund shareholder reports;
  • Monitor service quality of third-party financial reporting vendors to drive the accurate and timely recording of financial reporting planning matters, providing feedback to identify areas for improvement;
  • Conduct the pre-cycle financial reporting planning calls with the internal and external partners;
  • Review the quarterly disclosure committee meeting materials to ensure full capture of participant responses relevant for financial reporting;
  • Stay abreast of in-cycle and subsequent changes to the financial reporting disclosures, communicating relevant impacts to the internal and external partners to drive accurate and timely capture in the fund shareholder reports;
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple internal and external partners including fund administrators and fund accounting agents, independent accountants, product tax, investment operations, portfolio managers and in-house and external legal counsel;
  • Support the continual development of the financial reporting operating model to optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and incorporate business and product changes.

To ensure success, you will have the following qualifications and competencies:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance;
  • Advanced degree and/or CPA are preferable;
  • Candidate must possess 7 to 10 years combined experience in public accounting, mutual fund administration or mutual fund accounting experience, preferably within a mutual fund financial reporting group;
  • Candidate must have knowledge of technical and regulatory issues affecting the mutual fund industry, including generally accepted accounting principles, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and Regulation S-X;
  • Computer proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Takes ownership for outcomes and is personally accountable for results;
  • Analyze relevant information using logic and consider relevant facts to make rational, realistic and sound decisions;
  • Produces accurate work and spots mistakes/errors and makes appropriate corrections;
  • Understands common business and financial terminology including how organizations operate, compete and grow;
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills including ability to clearly articulate results of financial analyses as wells as issues to senior management and the auditors;
  • Self-motivated, determined to achieve goals and works hard to meet those goals.
About BlackRock
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.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses. 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.

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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