DescriptionAbout this roleAladdin Product Management: Aladdin AccountingBlackRock Company Description:BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2017, the firm managed approximately $6.288 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.What is the Aladdin Product Group?At the heart of BlackRock, the largest investment management firm in the world, is the Aladdin Product Group. Being a member of the Aladdin Product Group means working with the industry's thought leaders to build innovative and forward-looking products that shape the financial markets. The Aladdin Product Group creates next generation technology that changes the way information, people, and technology intersect for global investment firms. We build and package tools that manage trillions in assets, support millions of financial instruments and process millions of financial transactions for thousands of users every day worldwide.As we celebrate our 30th year anniversary, the core of our product success lies within Aladdin being an exceptional platform for our clients. This means that our technology leaders have a DNA deeply embedded with empathy and purpose for our users. Since its inception, Aladdin has enabled commercial success for the firm. The question that we are asking ourselves today is - How do we continue to revolutionize and take Aladdin through to the next wave of innovation?Job Purpose/ BackgroundSitting at the intersection of business and technology, Product Managers work closely with Aladdin developers and other stakeholders to innovate, conceptualize, design and pilot new capabilities to simplify our clients' business problems.As a Product Manager focused on Aladdin Accounting, you will be responsible for leading, managing, and executing on our product vision. Aladdin Accounting extends the scope of investment operations solutions Aladdin provides to our clients as a single front to back investment platform.You're accountable for defining Aladdin product strategy, being highly commercial, guiding products and being engrained in the entire product lifecycle.Key Responsibilities* Be a leader on the Aladdin Product Management team - Define and own the accounting product story and the future of delivering Aladdin's capabilities* Partner with Aladdin engineers to craft and deliver accounting and performance solutions for the Aladdin community* Champion the Aladdin Accounting roadmap; create alignment of vision across BlackRock, clients, and industry partners drive utility, adoption & impact* Lead with a data driven mindset that tracks and measures usage and metrics to inform product strategy and deployment strategy* Be a market structure expert - stay attuned and be ahead of industry, market, and technology trends to create opportunities for BlackRock and better serve our clientsExperience/ Qualifications* Business* Knowledge of accounting treatment for investment instruments and the impact to financial statements* Experience with a variety of accounting standards (e.g. US GAAP, IFRS, Tax, and Statutory) as they pertain to investment accounting* In depth understanding of investment accounting and performance reporting cycles, operational processes, and workflows* Comprehension of the insurance industry landscape and trends* Understanding of front, middle, and back office integration touch points is a plus* Functional* Understanding of product and software development lifecycles* Experience interacting with product stakeholders, including end users and software developers* Technical* Understanding of accounting system architectures and core components* Leadership* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations and communicate up and down the organizationBlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.About BlackRockBlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law. Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task
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