Legal & Compliance Risks And Controls Testing Intern

The Blackstone Group New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Firm Overview:

Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with approximately $440 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

Business Unit:

Legal & Compliance

Job Title:

Legal & Compliance Risks and Controls Testing Intern

Responsibilities:

Blackstone Legal & Compliance is hiring an intern (law school class of 2021) to join the Risks and Controls Testing team managing challenging work in an extremely fast-paced environment. The intern would be a part of a highly collaborative legal and compliance group. The intern's primary job responsibilities include:

  • As part of the Blackstone central compliance testing team, participate in the ongoing implementation and execution of Blackstone's risk assessment and testing program, including:

  • updating the firm-wide risk matrix with legal citations and references;

  • performing consistency checks of the firm-wide risk matrix;

  • assessing key business processes and critical business risk and controls; and

  • documenting a written testing plan and compliance testing procedures

  • Assisting in the testing and implementation of compliance technology systems, including trade surveillance, expense allocations, investment guideline monitoring, and position monitoring as needed

  • Assisting in remedial projects following testing observations as needed

  • Ad hoc projects

Qualifications:

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors as well as:

  • 2nd Year Law Student / expected graduation 2020

  • Interest in corporate compliance/ finance

  • Familiarity with finance laws and regulations, particularly the Investment Adviser's Act of 1940

  • Superior organizational, analytical, and communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and issue-spotting ability

  • Capable of working independently with an entrepreneurial spirit but still being a strong team player

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

The Blackstone Group and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other classification prohibited by applicable law.

To submit your application, please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * are required in order to enter into a possible employment contract (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

The Blackstone Group and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other classification prohibited by applicable law.

To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * are required in order to enter into a possible employment contract (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.


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