Investment Operations Analyst

  • Not Specified
  • Édimbourg, Ecosse, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • BlackRock
  • 18 sept. 17

  About BlackRock:     BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2016, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with

 


About BlackRock:
 
 
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2016, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock
 
Business Unit Overview:

 
 
The Investment Accounting Group provides accounting & reporting services to over 40 accounting clients.  These services include the preparation of monthly accounting packages and quarterly footnote schedules, reconciliation of cash and asset positions, and calculation of portfolio performance.  The Cash Reconciliation Analyst will be responsible for reconciling cash and assets on a daily basis, researching and resolving any differences in a timely manner, preparing asset reconciliations, and recommending and implementing process improvements to ensure efficient and accurate processes on behalf of Investment Accounting Clients.
 
Key Responsibilities:
 


  • Researching exceptions from the cash and asset reconciliation between BlackRock, Asset Manager and the Custodian Bank, post first level review.  Providing oversight of the Offshore team's work.


  • Work closely with Account Manager assigned to each client to ensure any issues are communicated and addressed quickly


  • Assist in special projects/requests as assigned by department manager


  • Report aging of outstanding issues


  • Maintain accurate and current desktop procedures


  • Obtain access to client accounts as necessary to perform reconciliation work
Knowledge/Experience:
 
Skills Required:
 

  • Strong and effective reconciliation skills to deal directly with custodian bank representatives to resolve differences and perform detailed reconciliations


  • Ability to multi-task to balance multiple requests without losing sight of overall objectives and deadlines


  • Strong decision making skills to make well thought out decisions based on the information provided and to obtain further assistance/clarification when necessary


  • Strong attention to detail to ensure a high degree of accuracy


  • Strong initiative to follow up on outstanding issues – identify what needs to be done and take action


  • Ability to work as part of a team to ensure common goals are achieved


  • Strong organizational skills


  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment


  • Ability to quickly adapt to a changing environment


  • Strong working knowledge of fixed income products and various other investment types.


  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office products

Preferred:


 


  • BS degree in Finance or Accounting or other related degree

  • Minimum of one year related work experience

  • Knowledge of the overall Cash Reconciliation Process.