November 16, 2018

BlackRock

Job of the Day: BlackRock Needs an IT Internal Audit Manager

BlackRock is looking for an experienced auditor who has is familiar with testing of SAS 70 and Sarbanes-Oxley technology controls.

The position requires 9 years experience with Big 4 firm and professional certifications (e.g. CPA, CISA). The position also requires approximately 20% travel.

Check out the details for this position, based in New York, after the jump.


Company: BlackRock

Title: IT Internal Audit Manager

Location: New York, NY

Experience Required: 9 years

Description: The candidate will supervise one to two staff and will work closely with other internal auditors in executing the global integrated internal audit plan. The candidate will report to the Director of Internal Audit IT, who reports to the Global Head of Internal Audit. BlackRock’s internal audit group is comprised of approximately 40 professionals based principally in New York, San Francisco and London, with additional personnel in Edinburgh, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Responsibilities: More than 9 years experience in the fields of information technology audit, information security and technology risk management; Strong experience auditing operating systems, databases, networks, and technology operations; Experience working within a risk based internal audit function executing audit planning, fieldwork and report writing; A good understanding of information technology, technology risks and emerging technologies; A good understanding of information technology best practice disciplines and frameworks such as CoBIT, ITIL and COSO; Experience managing small teams of skilled professionals and building strong trusted relationships with senior IT and business management.

Qualifications: Experience of auditing Unix, Linux, Sybase, Oracle, MSSQL and Windows; Experience working in a global financial services firm, and a good understanding of the asset management industry and regulatory environment; A “Big 4” background and experience of SAS70 and SOX technology controls testing; Experience working in a non-audit role such as information security or technology operations; Professional certifications such as: CPA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, GSNA, CGEIT, CRISC; Additional technical knowledge, e.g. attack and penetration techniques, security configuration audit tools and techniques, development tools and languages, data modeling and data management techniques.

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Job of the Day: BlackRock Needs a Hedge Fund Accountant in Seattle

BlackRock’s Emerald City locale needs someone that’s ready to dive head first into the world of alternative investments.

They are looking for a hedge fund accountant who will be responsible for several duties including preparing financial statements and acting as the liaison for the external auditors and the fund administrator.

Get more details after the jump.


Company: BlackRock

Title: Hedge Fund Accountant

Location: Seattle, WA

Responsibilities: Accounting (GAAP) for several of the firm’s Hedge Fund Products, including monthly valuation procedures; Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual Financial Statements with supporting documentation (tie outs); Continuous cash reconciliation procedures for Fund investment purposes; Liaise with Funds’ independent auditors and offshore administrator; Communicating performance results to investors and resolving investor’s questions; Custom reporting and projects for investor specific needs; Partnering and Communicating with various internal business units regarding ARS Fund Products and performance data; Group project opportunities related to implementation of new product accounting and operational procedures.

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance or commensurate experience; 1-3 years of relevant accounting work experience. Investment or fund accounting experience is desirable, as is public accounting experience.

See the entire description over at the GC Career Center and visit the main page for all your job search needs.

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