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Business Unit Overview:
BlackRock AMRS Finance consists of Finance professionals in disciplines such as Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, Taxation and Controllers. Within the Controllers' Group, the Legal Entity Controllers team has responsibility for Accounting, Legal Entity Control & Tax Compliance (certain entities).
This position is part of the Corporate Accounting team within the Controllers Group and is primarily responsible for the corporate accounting and legal entity control for certain legal entities in the Americas region. This position is also responsible for processing certain non-vendor payments, including serving as the backup for time-sensitive payments.
The position will report to the Vice-President of Corporate Accounting in New York.
Responsibilities include financial accounting, tax & regulatory reporting, including monthly closing of US GAAP books and certain Local GAAP books (IFRS) as well as, performing analysis and reconciliations between the 2 sets of books.
Assist in month-end close activities for US GAAP (primarily) and Local GAAP (limited), including review and analysis of income statement and balance sheet accounts
Review and prepares monthly reconciliations of certain Balance Sheet accounts
Prepare interim Finance Board of Directors materials
Prepare monthly Key Performance Indicator packages for legal entities in AMRS
Prepare interim and annual Financial Statements under local GAAP
Coordinate and manage statutory audits (interact with local audit managers and partners directly and liaise with external auditors and other 3rd party service providers
Coordinate with departments within Finance, including Corporate Tax, Revenue Accounting, Compensation Accounting, Treasury Accounting (investment accounting), Accounts Payable, External Reporting, Accounting Policy and Financial Planning & Analysis group. In addition, extensive collaboration with departments outside of Finance such as Legal & Compliance, Human Resources, Payroll, Information & Technology and Business Operations
Assist with special projects as they occur, which can be very frequent and include mergers and acquisitions activity
Assist in the integration of acquired entities, including extensive coordination and collaboration with various departments within BLK
Assist in coordinating the quarterly earn-out process
Process non-vendor payments in all applicable currencies across multiple banking portals.
Liaise with U.S. Treasury with regards to release of payments
Closely coordinate with Global Finance Operations team in Edinburgh
Closely monitor and process urgent payments
Bachelor's degree in Accounting
CPA is preferred
2 years of accounting/audit experience, preferably in a "Big 4" organization
Excellent accounting operations and GAAP skills
Positive attitude & willingness to continuously learn
Self-starter, independent worker and able to make sound and timely decisions
Ability to consistently be attentive to detail while meeting critical deadlines and handling multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong organizational skills
Ability to operate effectively in a changing landscape with competing priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Drive to help the team continuously improve through learning and process innovation
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