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Posted on: 
July 4, 2023
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Summary of the Financial Data Analyst job at Blackstone

Blackstone is hiring a Financial Data Analyst with 0 - 3 years of experience. Based in United States - New York, NY and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $145,000 - $170,000
About Blackstone

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 $991 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.

Financial Data Analyst job description

The Blackstone Technology and Innovations team is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter for the Technology & Market Data Finance team. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for managing and forecasting the technology and market expenses of the company. You will work closely with the finance team and technology leaders to develop and maintain a deep understanding of the company's technology landscape and related costs. You will provide insights and recommendations on how to optimize technology spending and drive efficiencies in the technology expense management process. In addition, you will be responsible for working with the various teams across the firm to help drive the strategic use of technology in the company's financial planning and analysis (FP&A) processes. You will help implement and maintain financial planning systems, perform data analysis, and develop financial models to provide insights into the company's financial performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the finance team to identify opportunities to improve financial planning processes using technology.
  • Implement and maintain financial planning systems, including configuration, testing, and troubleshooting.
  • Develop and maintain financial models to support forecasting and budgeting activities.
  • Extract and analyze financial data to identify trends, risks, and opportunities.
  • Create reports and visualizations to communicate financial insights to management.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of financial planning systems and processes and recommend improvements.
  • Prepare accurate monthly and quarterly forecasts. Ensure alignment of assumptions for forecasting and analysis throughout the organization
  • Participate actively in the budgeting process resulting in the annual preparation of a budget including development and training of all required tools, development of underlying budget assumptions, and coordination of all activities throughout the organization.
  • Lead preparation of monthly & quarterly reporting including Technology and Market Data.
  • Analyze, prepare and present succinct variance analysis based on actual results to historical results, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to put together sophisticated informative presentations with minimal direction and oversight.
  • Communicate financial results and forecasts to key technology stake holders and line of business leadership
  • Look for opportunities to improve or streamline existing processes and reporting
  • Prioritize multiple deliverables and clients with competing initiatives, along with the ability to work under client demands and strict time constraints.
  • Provide decision making support and improve the financial/accounting expertise throughout the organization.
  • Conduct ad-hoc planning and analysis as required to support senior management.
Financial Data Analyst job requirements

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with 2+ years of experience
  • Strong financial/analytical modeling and technical skills, particularly: Advanced Excel skills, PowerPoint and presentation construction/design, Strong working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, and evaluation
  • Experience with market data expense management, including data feeds, pricing, and vendor management
  • Knowledge of Tableau is required
  • Experience with Snowflake is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Creativity and ability to think “out of the box”
  • Be a team player who is easy to work with, shows commitment and dedication, and can maintain both a positive attitude and high level of performance on high demand/time-sensitive initiatives
  • Background in the technology environment is preferred.
  • Sigma, Python, Anaplan would be a plus
What we offer at Blackstone

Expected annual base salary range:

$145,000 - $170,000

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Blackstone

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Financial Data Analyst

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Posted on: 
April 1, 2024

About Our Company

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 $991 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.

Job Description & Responsibilities

The Blackstone Technology and Innovations team is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter for the Technology & Market Data Finance team. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for managing and forecasting the technology and market expenses of the company. You will work closely with the finance team and technology leaders to develop and maintain a deep understanding of the company's technology landscape and related costs. You will provide insights and recommendations on how to optimize technology spending and drive efficiencies in the technology expense management process. In addition, you will be responsible for working with the various teams across the firm to help drive the strategic use of technology in the company's financial planning and analysis (FP&A) processes. You will help implement and maintain financial planning systems, perform data analysis, and develop financial models to provide insights into the company's financial performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the finance team to identify opportunities to improve financial planning processes using technology.
  • Implement and maintain financial planning systems, including configuration, testing, and troubleshooting.
  • Develop and maintain financial models to support forecasting and budgeting activities.
  • Extract and analyze financial data to identify trends, risks, and opportunities.
  • Create reports and visualizations to communicate financial insights to management.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of financial planning systems and processes and recommend improvements.
  • Prepare accurate monthly and quarterly forecasts. Ensure alignment of assumptions for forecasting and analysis throughout the organization
  • Participate actively in the budgeting process resulting in the annual preparation of a budget including development and training of all required tools, development of underlying budget assumptions, and coordination of all activities throughout the organization.
  • Lead preparation of monthly & quarterly reporting including Technology and Market Data.
  • Analyze, prepare and present succinct variance analysis based on actual results to historical results, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to put together sophisticated informative presentations with minimal direction and oversight.
  • Communicate financial results and forecasts to key technology stake holders and line of business leadership
  • Look for opportunities to improve or streamline existing processes and reporting
  • Prioritize multiple deliverables and clients with competing initiatives, along with the ability to work under client demands and strict time constraints.
  • Provide decision making support and improve the financial/accounting expertise throughout the organization.
  • Conduct ad-hoc planning and analysis as required to support senior management.

Requirements

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with 2+ years of experience
  • Strong financial/analytical modeling and technical skills, particularly: Advanced Excel skills, PowerPoint and presentation construction/design, Strong working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, and evaluation
  • Experience with market data expense management, including data feeds, pricing, and vendor management
  • Knowledge of Tableau is required
  • Experience with Snowflake is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Creativity and ability to think “out of the box”
  • Be a team player who is easy to work with, shows commitment and dedication, and can maintain both a positive attitude and high level of performance on high demand/time-sensitive initiatives
  • Background in the technology environment is preferred.
  • Sigma, Python, Anaplan would be a plus

What we offer

Expected annual base salary range:

$145,000 - $170,000

Apply now

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