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Job of the Day: BlackRock Needs a VP in Its Finance Group

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for hire me2.jpgThe Company’s Finance Group is comprised of three units: Accounting Policy and Controls, Business Finance and Corporate Controllers. General functions include financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, treasury, tax, compensation/payroll accounting, auditing and certain other compliance functions.
Check out the details for the VP of General Accounting in New York, after the jump.

Company: BlackRock

Title: Accounting Manager

Location: New York, NY

Minimum experience: 7 years

Description: Responsible for the supervision of eight professionals overseeing selected day to day responsibilities of the general accounting group at BlackRock. Responsibilities include closing of books and detailed review of financial statements.

Responsibilities: Responsible for overseeing the activities of all broker-dealers including financial reporting and regulatory filings; Oversee the maintenance of fixed assets sub-ledger. (Add new assets, record depreciation and reconcile sub-ledger); Assess impairment issues relating to leased properties and certain long lived assets; Oversee all cash processing for company; Oversee the reconciliation and settlement of inter-company balances processes; Review monthly balance sheet reconciliation for selected accounts; Review accounting of all debt and related interest expense; Oversee recording of occupancy expenses and accruals.
Liaise with internal and external auditors; Balance sheet and income statement variance analysis; Coordination with a variety of Finance departments including: forecasting/budgeting, management, financial reporting & accounts payable.
Requirements: CPA is a must; 7-10 years of related experience in a publicly traded, multi-entity environment; “Big 4” public accounting experience a strong plus; Excellent accounting operations and GAAP skills; Thorough knowledge of internal controls as they relate to the accounting operations of a publicly traded entity; Knowledge of SOX process helpful; Current and previous supervisory experience required.

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