Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
Gurgaon, India
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jan 2023
Closes
23 Feb 2023
Ref
18260673
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

FP&A (Analyst)

Description:

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 recognizes the importance of quality and accurate business intelligence needed to make critical business decisions at all levels of the organization. The BlackRock FP&A team is aligned to the firm's overall organizational structure in order to appropriately engage with each business unit to deliver key financial management activities. The FP&A mission is enabling the firm to achieve its strategic and business goals from a financial perspective. Specifically, FP&A is responsible for driving:

Effective Business Planning - providing relevant and timely financial intelligence to business partners across the firm through a standardized and consistent set of performance metrics linked with common decision support tools, business standards, language and rules.

Strategic Resource Allocation - helping to link operations and financial performance, tightly managing performance against strategic goals, and enabling execution of business strategies.

Management of Business Performance - developing and communicating business strategies by curating the definition and measurement of metrics for success.

Job Purpose:

Responsible for carrying out activities of FP&A Team, which include Management and Business Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting & Project Support.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for 'big data' management in the FP&A Regional teams and working extensively with multi-dimensional analytical/dashboarding tools like Cognos BI, VBA/macros, python, or similar
  • Identify opportunities for process re-engineering and process improvements and driving efficiencies across teams
  • Participate and support FP&A projects and drive standardization and improvement of activities to generate efficiency both though logic building and automation
  • Regional team (Business unit) reporting and analytics involving financials and other key performance indicators critical to operational management of the businesses
  • Deep analytics on KPIs for business unit on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Responsible for management and business reports on daily, weekly and monthly basis while co-working with FP&A stakeholders across US/EMEA/APAC regions


Skills and Qualifications:
  • MBA Finance /CA / B.Tech / BCA with minimum 3 - 5 years of experience with a similar profile, preferably Investment Management and/or financial industry experience but not mandatory
  • Experience with TM1, Hyperion, Essbase is good to have
  • Knowledge of a multi-dimensional analytical/dashboarding tool like VBA/macros, python or similar is mandatory
  • Any exposure to 'deep learning' tools or 'big data' management is good to have
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills with appropriate articulation
  • Experience in preparation of flash report / dashboards and management review packs
  • Ability to build strong relationship with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment (not only FP&A team but also across Finance)
  • Ability to handle large data and derive meaningful information/analysis
  • Analytical bent of mind combined with financial acumen. Well-versed with Finance terminologies
  • Ability to develop a good understanding of the business and its key drivers
  • 'Can-do' attitude - willing to contribute at all levels in a small but high performing team environment with tight deadlines and multiple demands
  • Ability to multitask along with having eye for detail

Advanced Excel and PowerPoint is must, Experience in MS Access will be added advantage
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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 current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

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 careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

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