VP PRODUCT MANAGER, INVESTMENT ACCOUNTING
Updated: Aug 9, 2021
VP Product Manager, Investment Accounting
Location: New York, NY
Industry: Finance and Accounting
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 visionaries to build innovative and forward-looking products that shape the financial markets. The Aladdin Product Group builds 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!
The core of our product success lies within Aladdin being an outstanding 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 evolve and take Aladdin through to the next wave of innovation?
Your role and impact:
Sitting at the intersection of business and technology, Product Managers work closely with Aladdin developers and business partners to innovate, conceptualize, design and pilot new capabilities to simplify our clients’ business problems.
As a Product Manager passionate about Aladdin Accounting, you will lead, manage, and execute 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.
Be an authority 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; build alignment of vision across BlackRock, clients, and industry partners drive utility, adoption & impact
Lead with a data driven approach that tracks and measures usage and metrics to advise product strategy and deployment strategy
Be a market structure specialist - stay attuned and be ahead of industry, market, and technology trends to build opportunities for BlackRock and better serve our clients
5+ years of Product Management experience or portfolio, fund or investment accounting experience
Knowledge of accounting treatment for investment instruments and the impact to financial statements
Experience with a variety of accounting standards (eg. US GAAP, IFRS, Tax, and Statutory) as they pertain to investment accounting and insurance accounting
In depth understanding of Investment Accounting and performance reporting cycles, operational processes, and workflows
Understanding of front, middle, and back office integration touch points is a plus
Understanding of product and software development lifecycles
Experience interacting with product stakeholders, including end-users and software developers
Understanding of accounting system architectures and core components
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations and communicate up and down the organization
CPA or MBA is a plus
Interested in this opportunity? Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will have further discussion.
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