Vice President- Accounting Policy and Disclosures

Location: Wilmington, DE
Date Posted: 02-11-2018
Job description
Day-to-day responsibilities working with the Director of Accounting Policy to define and document for accounting policies and related financial statement disclosures for the funds.
 
Current Responsibilities
  • Review and/or document accounting policies related to funds and products that report in US GAAP and IFRS (US Retail, iShares, US CTFs and US Alternative Investments)
  • Collaborate with various accounting and reporting teams on implementation of new standards
  • Coordinate reviews of new and existing policies with external auditors
  • Monitor for changes to accounting standards, evaluate impacts and identify required responses
  • Perform research and provide consultation on technical accounting and disclosure issues, as necessary
  • Participate in accounting and industry group activities, as appropriate
  • Review certain marketing/technical materials for distribution to shareholders and clients
  • ·Maintain strong working relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders including standard setters, audit firms, legal counsel and Corporate Finance.
  • Evaluate financial statements for consistency across BlackRock
  • Educate team members on accounting standards including participating in SOX education
  • Monitor industry publications and circulate relevant industry updates to the accounting and reporting teams
  • Coordinate with audit firms to provide industry insights
  • Manage central repository for policies and disclosure standards
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance;
  • CPA and/or 5+ years of relevant public accounting experience preferred;
  • 5-10 years of investment company GAAP/financial reporting and/or investment company accounting policy;
  • Functional knowledge of the Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act and Regulation S-X;
  • Knowledge of technical and regulatory issues affecting the mutual fund industry, including generally accepted accounting principles;
  • Investment accounting experience in international funds, complex derivatives, complex fixed income, money market, closed-end funds.
 
Competencies
  • Takes ownership for outcomes and is personally accountable for results (Accountability & Ownership)
  • Analyze relevant information using logic and consider relevant facts to make rational, realistic and sound decisions (Analytic Ability)
  • Produces accurate work and spots mistakes/errors (Attention to Detail)
  • Understands common business and financial terminology including how organizations operate, compete and grow (Business Acumen)
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills including ability to clearly articulate results of financial analyses as wells as issues to senior management and the auditors (Communication Skills);
  • Self-motivated, determined to achieve goals and works hard to meet those goals. (Drive, Determination and Execution);
  • Works effectively to plan and prioritize responsibilities including ongoing and ad hoc projects simultaneously (Plan and Prioritize);
  • Develops practical and pragmatic solutions to problems (Problem Solving);
  • Effectively plans, implements and develops a methodical approach to projects (Project Management);
  • Builds working partnerships and sustains collaboration in the workplace. (Relationship Building);
  • Promotes and facilitates the group’s work while contributing to the group using inspiration and motivation (Teamwork);
  • Generates fresh ideas using structured thinking by reevaluating existing approaches and processes (Innovation and Creativity);
  • Proactively acts upon opportunities and is a self-starter. (Takes initiative).

(PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS!)
 
Very competitive salary and benefits!
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Full relocation package is available!
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