About this role
Commercial Strategy & Analysis Associate in BlackRock Solutions (BRS), Aladdin Business – a major component of BlackRock’s Technology Services.
The successful candidate will be the go-to partner for financial and business performance knowledge and data-driven decision support for the Aladdin business.
This person will know how to complete detailed financial analysis and effectively communicate results to leadership.
This person will be a strong critical thinker who is innovative, and solutions oriented.
Contribute to all Aladdin COO Team strategic finance activities supporting BlackRock Solutions:
Design and build financial projections, track performance and understand deviations from actuals to drive strategy and operational rigor.
Embed with business leads to provide strategic finance insights and evaluate business assumptions throughout the organisation.
Provide ad-hoc analysis and insights that influence our business plans and add value to the business.
Define metrics and deliver concise reporting and analysis of business performance to ensure key drivers, issues and required actions are deeply understood.
Execute corporate finance initiatives such as evaluation of partnerships and inorganic opportunities in collaboration with Corporate Development.
Develop ROI analyses to support business cases for investment and enable insight-led decision making.
Interpret results to build a cohesive story around performance, working with Investor Relations and senior leadership, including the Global Executive Committee.
Skills & Qualifications
3+ years of work experience.
Focused attention to detail and high standards for quality and accuracy in work product.
Professional, positive demeanour. Collegial orientation, relationship builder who is solutions oriented.
Ability to deliver in fast paced environment with tight deadlines and multiple demands.
Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills.
Proven proficiency in financial modelling and multi-dimensional analytical tools.
Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills.
Understanding of accounting principles and guidelines.
Investment Banking or Strategic Finance background strongly preferred (MBA and Software industry knowledge a plus).
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.