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Finance Summer Associate

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Finance Summer Associate

New York, NY
  • Responsibilities

    What does our business do?

    The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization plays a critical role as trusted business partner to business units, supporting all analysis, reporting and planning needs of the business. We produce budgets, short- and long-range forecasts; create and analyze business metrics and identify cost savings opportunities; deliver economic insight into the relationships between costs and revenues to improve the financial success of the business going forward.

    Our business is known for:

    • Being a trusted business partner. Providing relevant and timely analysis and reports that inform business decisions and drive performance
    • Producing high quality financial reporting and maintaining meticulous risk oversight and controls
    • Driving efficiencies by delivering strategic insight and driving enhanced accountability

    What will you do as a Summer Associate?

    • The successful candidate will be looked at to become the go-to partner for financial and business performance knowledge and informed decision support for the Corporate organization as well as various business functions across BlackRock
    • This person will know how to complete detailed analysis and successfully communicate results to leadership and be a strong problem solver who is innovative, and solutions oriented
    • Develop detailed budget and forecast models to drive high quality decision-making and closely monitor business performance
    • Prepare and coordinate the monthly variance analysis of actuals, budgets, and forecasts
    • Analyze trends in the business and produce detailed reports for senior management highlighting key changes and actionable insights
    • Participate and/or lead team-wide projects including financial modeling, ad hoc analysis, and delivery of automated solutions for reporting
    • Proactively look for opportunities to optimize the current reporting structure and develop innovative ways to assess the health of the business
    • Develop and deliver presentations for senior management
    • Collaborate closely with Central Finance, Accounting and Human Resources, as needed, on key deliverables
  • Qualifications

    What capabilities are we looking for?

    • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree, in Finance, Accounting or related field
    • 4 - 6 years of relevant work experience
    • Solid proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications; advanced skills in Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs); experience with IBM CognosTM1 or VBA a plus
    • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
    • Knowledge of accounting policies a plus
    • History of effective multi-tasking, expectation setting, raising issues, where appropriate
    • Ability to clearly articulate and present ideas both in written presentations and orally; to senior management as well as outside audiences
    • Proven ability to work/navigate in a large organization

    Application Information

    Within your application, you will have the option to apply for up to two business divisions within the Summer Associate Program. To apply for Finance, please select Finance & Internal Audit – Finance. Positions available in New York.

    We look forward to reviewing your application!


    BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

    For CA Residents:

    We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.

    BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Fun Fact
    We offer a fun, entrepreneurial culture you wouldn’t typically find at a financial services company. You can even wear jeans to work!
  • About Us

    BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2019, the firm managed approximately $7.43 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.