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Fund Accounting Associate, Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) DT

Company: myGwork
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Blackstone is the world's largest alternative asset manager. 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 $951 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, 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 LinkedIn , Twitter , and Instagram .

Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM -) manages approximately $79 billion across a diversified set of businesses, including a customized portfolio solutions business, a special situations platform, a business that purchases GP stakes in alternative asset managers, an open-ended mutual fund platform, and an emerging manager seeding business. BAAM invests across a variety of asset classes and strategies to create solutions for its investors. Through its sharp focus on clients' goals, a rigorous due-diligence process and access to Blackstone's global insights, BAAM strives to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns across market cycles while mitigating downside risk during stressed market environments.
Job Description:
Blackstone's Global Fund Finance is seeking a Financial Associate to assist in the production of monthly Net Asset Values and reporting for the Hedge Fund Solutions platform.
Responsibilities:
Review daily and monthly estimate and final fund NAVs.
Understanding of accounting ledger data in order to review the third-party fund administrator data, shadow books and reconciliations to manage daily NAV generation.
Calculate management and complex incentive fees,
Work with the pricing team to determine valuation as needed for fund holdings: listed domestic and foreign equities, listed and OTC derivatives, structured credit, private investments.
Knowledge of SEC filings and Central Bank of Ireland and Luxembourg for regulated alternative asset funds.
Coordinate with auditors for interim testing and audited financial statements
Review financial statements and disclosures to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC financial reporting requirement.
Assist with various ad-hoc reporting including RoRs, PnL, position exposure and other analyses for senior management.
Assist with technology initiatives including reconciling data being used in automation efforts.
Oversee expense budgeting, hedging and cash reconciliations, certain client reporting functions, and fund structuring and restructuring.
Qualifications:
BS (or above) in Accounting or Finance
4+ years of fund, audit, or administrator experience / 4+ years of public or private accounting experience
CPA preferred
Experience in Alternative investments is preferred
Strong Excel skills preferred
Knowledge of fund accounting and operations
Excellent analytical, technical, and communication skills, and a proven track record of developing and implementing innovative solutions for complex product structures.
Able to multi-task and effectively manage their own time.
A collaborative team player, always willing to assist colleagues.
Possesses a strong work ethic, personal and professional integrity, and a positive attitude.
Organized, precise, self-motivated, individual who will thrive on challenge.
Ability to work in a dynamic environment and handle multiple projects.

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.
Expected annual base salary range:
$90,000 - $115,000 Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.
Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to 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 class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.
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).
Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:
Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;

Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;

Supervising or training securities licensed employees;

Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and

Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * must be completed to be considered for employment (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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