Job Description: Blackstone's Global Fund Finance team is seeking an Associate to oversee the compilation of Net Asset Values and reporting for the Hedge Fund Solutions platform. Candidates should have 5-7 years of public and/or private accounting experience. Candidates are expected to exhibit strong technical and analytical skills as well as exceptional communication skills. Candidates should be energetic, self-motivated and a team-oriented individual with fresh ideas and innovative solutions who will thrive on challenge in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Review monthly estimate and final fund NAVs
Analyze fund performance and investor allocations
Review the calculation of and pay management and performance fees in accordance with the funds' governing documents
Perform NAV reconciliations with various third party administrators
Generate custom client reporting
Ensure client capital activity and related payments are paid and accounted for
Perform daily review of portfolio valuation, performance and deal flow activity
Prepare annual financial statements, quarterly capital statements, investor letters, LP distribution and capital call notifications, BX reporting deliverables, and quarterly work papers for internal review and quarterly reporting support
Oversee monthly revenue reporting and produce projection models
Project lead initiatives to streamline review and reporting of various performance analytics
Evaluate cash availability to support the investment process
Collaborate with offshore resources to ensure accurate and timely preparation of initial NAV reviews and reconciliation files
Assist in the setup and launch of new products
Liaise with various Finance and Operations teams including Middle Office, Pricing, Financial Reporting, Management Reporting, Legal and Compliance.
BS (or above) in Accounting or Finance
5-7 years of fund, audit, or administrator experience
Experience in the financial services industry is preferred
Strong Excel skills preferred
Knowledge of fund accounting
Accounting systems experience strongly preferred
Excellent analytical and communication skills
Able to multi-task and effectively manage their own time
A collaborative team player, always willing to assist colleagues
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).
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