Analyst/Associate, Financial Planning & Analysis

Gurgaon, India
19 May 2023
27 May 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

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 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 Portfolio Management Group (PMG) FP&A Team, which include Management and Business Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting & Adhocs analysis.

  • Business unit reporting and analytics involving financials and other key performance indicators critical to operational management of the businesses
  • Modelling of performance fees on weekly/monthly basis including extraction of data, update of models by coordinating with stakeholders in NY/EMEA
  • Perform Sales/Revenue/Expense analysis on a monthly/quarterly basis, and providing meaningful commentary
  • Change management of management decks/reporting basis any business realignment/re-org/automation
  • Build strong checks and controls in the processes/reports
  • Engage and manage adhocs from business partners
  • Responsible for driving meetings and discussions with stakeholders/business partners independently
  • Participate and support FP&A projects and drive standardization and generate efficiency
  • Exemplify BlackRock Principles

Skills and Qualifications:
  • MBA with 2+ years of experience in FP&A, Variance Analysis, Stakeholder Management, MIS Reporting
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in preparation of flash report / dashboards and management review packs
  • Experience of working on advanced Excel required. Knowledge of MS Access will be added advantage
  • Experience with TM1, Hyperion, Essbase or similar multi-dimensional analytical tools
  • Proven ability to constantly evaluate systems, processes, and procedures for inefficiencies, making recommendations for improvement
  • Work and deliver under general guidance or minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle large data and derive meaningful information
  • Analytical bent of mind combined with financial acumen. Well-versed with Finance terminologies
  • Ability to quickly understand and connect business drivers
  • Ability to build relationship with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment (not only FP&A team but also across Finance)
  • 'Can-do' attitude - willing to contribute at all levels in a small but high performing team environment with tight deadlines and multiple demands

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.

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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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