Financial Specialist - Legal & Compliance - Finance & Administration

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New York, NY

Posted Mar 13, 2024 - Requisition No. 123780

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What’s the role?

At Bloomberg Finance we are committed to providing world-class support to our business partners by providing insight on business performance, financial oversight and thought leadership. We are looking for a finance specialist to join our larger finance team supporting the Legal & Compliance organization. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to deliver a blend of financial and operational analysis, financial modeling, reporting and senior management support to drive the strategic direction of Bloomberg’s Legal & Compliance Functions.

Legal performs all legal interpretation and drafting, including advising on client, vendor, and employee-related legal matters (such as client and supplier/vendor agreements), litigations and investigations, employment matters, antitrust matters, merger and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, data privacy legal, intellectual property, regulatory matters, corporate governance, media and newsroom legal issues.? 

The Compliance team works across businesses and functions to identify, evaluate and adhere to regulations globally, including obligations associated with the Company’s licenses or license exemptions, financial crimes compliance, employee compliance, data privacy compliance, and sets compliance practice standards across the Firm.

You will be expected to provide business managers and executives with timely, accurate, and transparent reporting of relevant metrics and financial information to drive strategy, accountability to business outcomes, and efficient operations. You will be responsible for using extensive data sources to provide solutions to urgent business questions, financial / operational insight, and reporting. You will also be responsible for evaluating risks and improving business processes and for building tools that serve longer term needs. Your ability to develop relationships with stakeholders across the organization and strong analytical and communication skills will help you be successful in this role.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Build relationships with key business contacts, working closely with stakeholders to inform business strategy, define strategic priorities and measure success
  • Support development and track performance of business plans and strategic initiatives
  • Conduct benchmarking analysis to identify leading practices and advise management on the appropriate and efficient use of resources to minimize legal and regulatory risk
  • Develop and maintenance of KPIs and business metrics
  • Draft quarterly financial updates, annual operating plans and other business planning presentations
  • Manage FP&A requirements in adherence to corporate requirements and processes
  • Oversee resource management, resource allocations, and resource related reporting and analysis
  • Identify and evaluate risks, improve business processes and controls and for building tools that serve longer term needs
  • Participate in the development of presentations for Senior Management, both on a regularly scheduled and ad hoc basis

You’ll need to have:

  • 7+ years of experience in financial analysis 
  • A BA/BS in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Ability to identify problems, understand the root cause, make recommendations and drive to a solution
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence outcomes of issues and projects
  • Experience carrying out complex work with autonomy and make decisions within scope of responsibilities 
  • Team player who can work across multiple departments and levels within the company
  • Ability to voice opinions or concerns to senior management
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal and communication skills

We’d love to see:

  • Flexibility to work in an entrepreneurial and fast-moving environment
  • High curiosity level and desire to learn
  • Familiarity with the Bloomberg terminal is useful, but not required.
  • Experience with Enterprise software applications e.g. SAP
  • Experience with data visualization applications e.g. Tableau or Qlik

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at:

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Salary Range: 155,000 - 205,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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