Investment Accounting Associate 75 views

The Role:
Responsible for being responsible for the investment accounting teams in Mumbai/Gurgaon and for balancing all aspects of accounting and reporting services and meeting the needs and evolving priorities of our clients. You will focus on delivering BlackRock to clients by supporting the monthly accounting close, leading client/department initiatives, improving the process and controls using capabilities of other parts of the BlackRock organization as required. You will have the opportunity for continued professional development with a career path within the group, or into other operating teams or client-facing business areas across BlackRock. Our suite of services provided to our clients offers opportunities for further personal learning, both in terms of the product types and accounting complexities, as well as the ongoing development of technical strengths.
Key responsibilities include:
Developing a detailed knowledge of BlackRock’s capabilities, products and services for insurance companies
Staying ahead of and effectively communicating the implications of the evolving regulatory landscape and new accounting pronouncements to ensure compliance by our insurance companies, across multiple bases of accounting (i.e., IFRS, US Statutory, US GAAP, etc.)
Assist with audits in reviewing results and recommend changes in control and in answering any follow-up questions
Provide feedback to partners to better the overall process – take ownership
Ensure data reviews and checks are performed to validate accuracy and completeness of data used in reporting
Supporting business growth within the insurance sector working in partnership with other BlackRock teams
Represent accounting on cross-functional projects and working groups in support of delivering key business and client objectives
Assisting in the continual improvement of the investment reporting production and control processes to optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and incorporate business and product changes, ensuring procedures are maintained in line with all current practices
Ensure adequate controls, procedures and processes are in place and are followed by staff members during the completion of their work
Bring to bear technology to provide improved service to clients
Lead special projects and initiatives to improve the service offering
Experience Required:
Understanding of investment accounting product mechanics including debt instruments, equities and derivatives
Minimum 6 years of industry experience in investments/markets and accounting
Knowledge of insurance companies, including the regulatory and accounting constraints and standards under which they operate
Continuous operational improvement and control enhancement mindset
Familiarity with product- specific financial reporting and disclosures

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.

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