Finance - Consolidation/Holdings Group - Analyst/Associate

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Job Description:

Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $684 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com . Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

Job Title: Finance - Consolidation/Holdings Group - Analyst/Associate

Job Description:
  • Responsible for the day-to-day and month-end accounting processes for the Firm's Holdings entities (approximately 35-40 entities in total)
  • Recording of journal entries in Oracle and reconciling account balances
  • Assist in the monthly, quarterly, and annual close of the public company
  • Prepare the consolidated financial statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Partners' Capital, Cash Flows) as well as required footnote disclosures for Blackstone's earnings releases and 10-Q/10-K filed with the SEC.
  • Extensive interaction with other groups throughout the firm (Corporate FP&A, Corporate Accounting, Fund Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Legal & Compliance etc.) surrounding the close process as well as ad-hoc requests/initiatives.
  • Extensive interaction with auditors during quarterly reviews and year-end audit
  • Completion and review of miscellaneous monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory reports
  • Intercompany reconciliations and settlements
  • Ad-hoc requests and analyses


Qualifications:

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.
  • Years of experience - Ideally 2+ year of experience
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Accounting
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks within tight deadlines.
  • Effective communicator (written and verbal communication)
  • Strong interpersonal skills as the candidate will interact with multiple groups in and outside of the finance organization
  • "Team-first" attitude and collaboration-oriented, with the ability to work independently as necessary.
  • Self-motivated and results driven
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • CPA and Public accounting experience a plus


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

The Blackstone Group and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other classification prohibited by applicable law.

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