The Separately Managed Accounts (SMA) Billing team is responsible for billing roughly 20K of the 46K Retail SMA accounts at BlackRock, which are onboarded via 25+ different sponsor platforms. BlackRock is seeking an SMA Billing Associate with 3-5 years' experience in SMA or a similar billing function role within the Finance industry. The SMA Billing group is responsible for the accurate and timely billing of client accounts received through BlackRock's retail channel. The ideal candidate will be able to multi-task, dividing their time between daily, monthly, and quarterly functions as necessary. He/she/they will be familiar with the concepts of tiered fee schedules, account aggregation, discounting, rebating, and account receivables. He/she/they will also be familiar with the concepts of billing both equity and fixed income markets, along with all investment classes.
The SMA Billing Associate will work closely with the SMA Onboarding team, the Sales Desk, Portfolio Management teams, and various other business organizations to ensure all accounts are accurately billed and production credits are paid out on time to Financial Advisors. He/she/they will be asked to work diligently and accurately on individual projects and daily work, as well as to work as part of a team, participating in group audits to minimize the risk of any and all omissions or errors. Lastly, the SMA Billing Associate will also assist with producing metrics, reports, and other data analyses related to BlackRock's Retail SMA Business.
Daily, process new accounts, cancellations, account maintenance updates, supplemental bills, and exception items.
Participate in mass generation and approval of 20k+ invoices per quarter, ensuring accurate debit of client accounts.
Monitor production payouts to Financial Advisors and work with appropriate teams to mitigate issues and ensure accurate payouts.
Maintain the accounts receivable process for Retail SMA.
Work with SMA business organizations to ensure all one-off exceptions and special procedures are completed accurately.
Successfully manage time between day to day responsibilities and project involvement.
Identify and drive operational improvement opportunities that lower the risk of errors and increase efficiency of the SMA Billing team.
Sophisticated knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook, and Word is required
Undergraduate degree required
Knowledge of the following systems is a plus: Aladdin, APL, Revport, Oracle AR
The ideal candidate can work well individually and in a team, has a strong attention to detail, can switch easily between different tasks during the day, and be forward thinking while exhibiting problem solving skills
Good communication skills
Must be a great teammate
Must have a general knowledge of business operations
Must have good research and analytical skills
Must be detail oriented
Willing to work overtime and weekends when required
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
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