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Associate, Financial Reporting

Location
Wilmington, Delaware
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
Description

About this role

Global Financial Reporting Associate

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:
  • Supervise various print/mail production processes from the release of files to print through mail delivery, including prepress, to ensure the highest quality production;
  • Maintain production protocols and department guidelines as they relate to print/mail and communicate these protocols consistently and effectively;
  • Review shareholder report drafts for consistent design and presentation as detailed in the report style guide; assist with design direction and recommendations as needed;
  • Have specific experience managing writers for shareholder report portfolio manager commentaries - including scheduling, editorial oversight, managing for brand voice, content consulting, heavy and light copyediting;
  • Possess a strong knowledge of the SEC's N-CSR regulatory filing workings and the ability to provide oversight and management of the process from the preparation of filing wrappers through the timely coordination of accepted filings at the SEC with our service providers;
  • Assist Production Manager with communications to service providers, external and in-house legal counsel, and our support team in Mumbai;
  • Keep abreast of product, business, and regulatory changes and develop and maintain a basic understanding of the financial reporting environment;
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external owners of services and supporting vendors;
  • Ability to multi-task and produce multiple materials simultaneously.

To ensure success, you will have the following qualifications and competencies:
  • College degree is required, preferably in communications;
  • Candidate must possess 3+ years of experience, preferably within mutual fund administration;
  • Candidate should have basic knowledge of technical and regulatory issues affecting the mutual fund industry, including the Investment Company Act of 1940;
  • 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.


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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Details

  • Job Reference: 707239157-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Blackrock
  • Location: Wilmington, Delaware
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent