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Financial Reporting Manager

Ref: 77056

  • 75,000-85,000
  • 06 May 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Financial Reporting Manager

About the Company

My client strives to empower their employees and actively engage your involvement in their success. With over USD $9 trillion of assets they have an exceptional responsibility: their technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being. Come join their team and experience what it feels like to be part of an organization that makes a difference.

About the Position

We are seeking a passionate financial reporting professional to join our Global Financial Reporting team supporting our EMEA wide fund ranges as or client continues to expand their iShares ETFs, Alternative products and other European continental ranges

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out analytical, quantitative and qualitative reviews of financial statements prepared by fund administrators, ensuring that BlackRock disclosure policies and quality standards are maintained, and resolving any audit queries addressed.
  • Present results and findings from reporting cycles and various ad hoc memos to the various audit committees and boards of directors;
  • Assess and monitor service quality of third party financial reporting vendors, provide feedback, identify areas for improvement and manage any changes in service requirements;
  • Support the continual development of the financial reporting operating model to optimise efficiency, mitigate risk and incorporate business and product changes;
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple internal and external partners including fund administrators, auditors and boards of directors; and
  • Analyze and implement updates to accounting standards and regulatory requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance desirable;
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) preferable;
  • Possess at least 5 years combined experience in investment management or financials services audit or, alternatively, significant experience within a financial reporting environment at a fund administrator;
  • Knowledge of technical and regulatory issues affecting the investment fund industry, including strong knowledge of IFRS and FRS 102 accounting standards;
  • Takes ownership for outcomes and is personally accountable for results;
  • Analyze relevant information using logic and consider relevant facts to make rational, realistic and sound decisions;
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills including ability to clearly articulate results as well as issues to senior management and external parties;
  • Self-motivated, determined to achieve goals and works hard to meet those goals.
  • Works effectively to plan and prioritize responsibilities including ongoing and ad hoc projects simultaneously; and
  • Proven track record to develop practical and pragmatic solutions through a ‘hands on’ approach

Remuneration Package

  • Salary €75,000-€85,000
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Hybrid Working


For more information on this role or any other Accountancy roles contact Conal O'Connor on 01 5927858, or e-mail or click on the apply button below
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