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2021 Summer Analyst Programme - Finance

Finance & Internal Audit

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Together, we help more and more people experience financial well-being. In particular, Finance delivers financial information, analysis and recommendations to help the firm achieve its goals.

What does our business do?

Finance’s mission is to be a trusted, world-class global finance organisation by delivering timely, accurate and insightful financial information and analysis. The group provides thought leadership across BlackRock’s control and risk management environment to improve decision making, optimise allocation of firm resources and help achieve the firm’s objectives.

Life at BlackRock

Wonder what it’s really like to work at BlackRock? Our employees from offices all over the world share their thoughts on what makes our culture so special and unlike any other financial services firm – and what’s kept them here.

Our business contains nine teams:

  • Controllers
    • Responsible for corporate accounting, books and records, and financial reporting
  • Corporate Development
    • Identifies and executes transactions, lift-outs and strategic partnerships
  • Finance Controls
    • Drives compliance with corporate-wide financial statement audit and control requirements
  • Sourcing & Vendor Management
    • Engages and manages vendors to minimise risk and realise full value of investment
  • Management Information Initiatives
    • Produces Assets Under Management reports, business economic analysis, and process and technology initiatives to improve finance operations
  • Financial Planning & Analysis
    • Provides analysis and reporting to inform business decisions and drive performance
  • Investor Relations
    • Manages and communicates firm information with the investment community
  • Treasury
    • Focuses on cash management and operational liquidity
  • Tax
    • Focuses on tax planning, reporting and regulatory compliance for BlackRock and its products.

Our business is known for:

  • Being a trusted business partner. Providing relevant and timely analysis and reports that inform business decisions and drive performance
  • Producing high quality financial reporting and maintaining meticulous risk oversight and controls
  • Driving efficiencies by delivering strategic insight and driving enhanced accountability.

What will you do as an analyst?

  • Experience different elements in Finance and how they come together to deliver results to our partners
  • Learn about operational activities and develop insight into each of our Finance teams
  • Produce financial reports, commentary and analysis
  • Develop an understanding of the internal control and risk management framework
  • Actively search for operational improvements within the role
  • Engage with leaders of Finance through participation in talent committees and career development programmes.

What capabilities are we looking for?

  • Analytical approach
  • Numerical skills
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills.

Summer Analyst Programme

Our Summer Analyst Programme is an 8-week internship designed to provide you with an exciting, supportive and fun experience which mirrors life as an Analyst at BlackRock. You’ll have real-world responsibilities during the summer, in addition to participating in professional development, networking and social events.

The Summer Analyst Programme acts as a feeder to the Full-Time Analyst Programme.


Candidates should have less than 18 months of directly relevant, full-time work experience and be graduating from an undergraduate or master’s degree program between January 2022 and December 2022.


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