Reports to: Vice President - LatAm Controllers
Responsibilities include financial accounting, tax & regulatory reporting including monthly closing of Local GAAP books (IFRS & or Mexican GAAP) as well as US GAAP books, performing analysis and reconciliations between the 2 sets of books
Assists in month-end close activities for US GAAP and Local GAAP; including review and analysis of income statement and balance sheet accounts
Reviews and prepares monthly reconciliations of certain BS accounts
Extensive co-ordination with outsourced local accountants and tax consultants to ensure compliance with local regulations.
Prepares interim and annual board of directors materials
Prepares interim and annual Financial Statements under local GAAP
Coordinates and manages local audits (interacts with local audit managers and partners directly)
Responsible for the training and development of analyst(s)
Coordination with departments within Finance including Corporate Tax, Revenue Accounting, Compensation Accounting, Treasury Accounting (investment accounting), Accounts Payable, External Reporting, Accounting Policy and Financial Planning & Analysis group. In addition, extensive collaboration with departments outside of Finance such as Legal & Compliance, Human Resources, Payroll, Information & Technology and Business Operations (including various teams in local Mexico office)
Special projects as they occur
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
4+ years of accounting & auditing experience
CPA or equivalent is preferred
Excellent excel & analytical skills
Public speaking skills a plus
Fluency (written & oral) in Spanish is a must
Big 4 experience
Ability to consistently be attentive to detail while meeting critical deadlines and dandling multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong organizational skills
Self-motivated team player
Ability to multi-task and prioritize own work
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to make sound and timely decisions
1. Travel arrangements for candidates’ traveling with a BlackRock employee, as directed by BlackRock, must be booked through Blackrock.
2. BlackRock verifies the credentials and employment history of candidates offered employment. Therefore, the Search Firm agrees to notify all candidates that information presented on any application forms, resumes or during the interview process will be verified.
3. The Search Firm will advise each candidate that BlackRock expects him or her to honor his or her contractual obligations to any previous employer. The Search Firm will also advise the candidate to seek independent legal advice where the candidate has any question concerning the nature of the candidate’s obligations or enforceability of any contract terms, such as provisions prohibiting solicitation of other employees of any previous employer, confidentiality and non-compete clauses. In the event that the Search Firm learns that a candidate is subject to restrictive covenants of the type referenced above that it reasonably believes may impact the candidate’s ability to perform in an unrestricted manner in the position for which the search is engaged, the Search Firm will advise BlackRock of such restrictions.
4. Hiring Company verifies the credentials and employment history of Candidates offered employment. Therefore, the Search Firm agrees to notify all candidates that information presented on any application forms, resumes or during the interview process will be verified. Any false or misleading information, omissions or misrepresentations may be grounds for immediate discharge if the employment has commenced employment or revocation of the offer. Federal law also requires that employers hire only individuals who are authorized to be lawfully employed in the United States. In compliance with such laws Hiring Company will verify the employment authorization status of every individual offered employment with Hiring Company. Accordingly, all offers of employment are subject to the verification of the applicant’s identity and employment authorization and it will be necessary for the candidates to submit such documentation as required by law to verify identification and employment authorization. All offers of employment are also conditional upon satisfactory completion of a background check conducted by an outside vendor which may include a criminal record search, drug testing and/or fingerprinting, as may be permissible under applicable law. The Search Firm agrees to inform all candidates of these requirements.
5. Limits on Candidates. In light of the importance of BlackRock’s relationships with certain clients, BlackRock has determined that, employees of the following companies shall not be approached if they are at the Director or Managing Director level in their current position or if the search pertains to a Director or Managing Director level position at BlackRock: Ameriprise, Fidelity, Japan Post Bank, Lincoln Financial, Metlife, Pacific Life, PNC, Prudential, Strategic Investment Group, Swiss Re, UniCredit and Zurich Insurance.