Veterans Transition Program-Financial Planning & Analysis Associate

BlackRock

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(18)

New York, NY

Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities
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    Position summary

    t exposure to senior leaders;

    • Participate in social and networking opportunities.

    Program Structure:

    The program begins with an orientation where you'll learn about BlackRock's principles, mission, purpose, and culture. You'll learn about the asset management industry and get an in-depth look at how BlackRock serves its clients. Following orientation, you'll join your team and gain insights into the day-to-day life of an Associate as you develop subject-matter expertise through on-the-job learning and our industry-leading technology, Aladdin.

    Team Overview:

    The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization plays a meaningful role as trusted business partners to businesses, supporting all analysis, reporting, and business planning needs. We produce budgets, forecasts; build and analyze business metrics and identify cost savings opportunities; deliver economic insight into the relationships between costs and revenues to improve the financial success of the business going forward.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Prepare periodic financial reports (i.e., weekly, monthly, quarterly) for senior management. Proactively look for opportunities to optimize the current reporting structure and develop innovative ways to assess business performance

    • Work closely with business partners on budget and forecast and provide financial insights to business partners

    • Participate in and/or lead team-wide projects, including financial modeling, ad hoc analysis, and delivery of automated solutions for reporting

    • Build cohesive narratives in communicating results to senior management and present data in a simple and clear manner

    • Collaborate with cross-functional businesses (Controllers, HR, Investor Relations, Strategy) and Finance teams in budget and forecast processes

    Skills & Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering or other quantitative fields

    • At least 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience in an analytical and/or planning role; preferably in Financial Services

    • Solid proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications; advanced skills in Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs, sumproduct, indexmatch); experience with IBM Cognos TM1 is strongly preferred

    • Ability to identify problems, understand them and proactively make recommendation and drive to a solution

    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

    • Ability to clearly articulate and present ideas both in written presentations and orally to senior leadership

    • Consistent track record to work in/navigate a large organization

    Personal Qualities:

    • A great personality, strong work ethic and resilience

    • A problem-solver who is comfortable contacting different parts of the organization

    • Able to work effectively under pressure and in a constantly evolving environment to meet deadlines

    • History of effective multi-tasking, expectations setting, escalation of issues where appropriate

    • Focused attention to detail and high standards for quality and accuracy in their work product

    • Organized with strong follow-through and execution

    Where will I be based?

    This role will be based in our New York or Atlanta Office

    Program Eligibility:

    • Minimum of two years of Active Uniformed service

    • No more than 8 years of civilian work experience

    • Bachelor's degree obtained pre- or post-military service

    • Open to all U.S. Veterans, regardless of rank or branch of service

    • Must be able to commence employment in October 2024

    Application Deadline:

    • July 22, 2024

    For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $95,000 - $125,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

    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.

    Our hybrid work model

    BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

    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 @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: https://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.

    Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities