About this role
BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world.
BlackRock offers a range of solutions from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets.
Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.
Business Unit Overview :
BlackRock EMEA Finance consists of Finance professionals in disciplines such as Business Finance, Treasury, Tax Regulatory Reporting, Accounting Operations and Corporate Accounting.
This role will report to the Edinburgh based Controllers’ Group and is part of the wider Corporate Control team which has a wide and varied remit including reporting monthly EMEA Income Statement and Balance Sheet positions, accounting for corporate transactions and repatriations, Intercompany settlements, maintenance of global intercompany loans, EMEA regional ownership of Cadency (a Balance Sheet verification process) and control of the general ledger over month-end.
In its day to day activities the Edinburgh based team has significant interaction with the NY based Controllers Group as well as the other Edinburgh based Finance teams.
Purpose / Background :
The Intercompany Associate will be part of the wider Global Intercompany team, dealing with EMEA Intercompany settlements, break resolution, ageing analysis and general liaison with Legal Entity Controllers.
The wider Corporate Control team is involved in various aspects of EMEA and global accounting and as such there will be opportunities to get involved in broader Finance activities.
Intercompany settlements can be broken into an automated process incorporating hedging with automated journals / reconciliation work and a manual process where settlement instructions are made and settlement journals processed.
Key Responsibilities :
Development Value :
The team deals with a wide range of accounting tasks and is required to interact with a large number of stakeholders globally, including Entity Controllers, Treasury, Cash and Corporate Cost teams.
Experience / Competencies :
Skills / Qualifications :
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 Twitter : blackrock Blog : LinkedIn : .
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.