Financial Associate - FS - Financial Reporting
Blackstone - New York, NY

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The Financial Associate/Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing accurate consolidated financial reports and analyzing financial information for business projects.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end closing for multiple entities.
  • Record journal entries and perform required reconciliations as part of the close process.
· Ensure maintenance of accounting control procedures

· Assist in the preparation of required footnote disclosures for the quarterly and annual filings.

· Prepare quarterly balance sheet reconciliations and P&L fluctuation analysis.

· Maintain bank accounts, review bank statements and research and reconcile all discrepancies.

· Prepare supporting documents for audits and coordinate the audit process.

· Utilize financial databases and analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures.

· Interface with management in various departments, including tax, financial reporting, IT and management reporting.

· Provide support for tax, management reporting and financial
reporting including footnote support as needed during the close cycle

· Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.

· Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • CPA is a plus
  • 3-5 years combined experience in Big Four accounting and financial services firms.
  • Experience in consolidation procedures preferred.

Key Competencies:
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Planning and organizing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Information and task monitoring
  • Problem analysis and resolution
  • Stress tolerance
  • Team player

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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