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Strategic Partners Finance - Investment Operations - Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance, Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $1 trillion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow @blackstone on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

Job Title: Strategic Partners Finance – Investment Operations , Analyst

Job Description:

Blackstone Strategic Partners is seeking an Analyst to join its Investment Operations team within its Finance department. This role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities, with a focus on providing support and fostering collaboration with the Investment, Institutional Client Solutions, Global Fund Finance (fund accounting), Treasury, Tax, Legal & Compliance, and Technology teams.

Key responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating with various internal and external stakeholders to ensure smooth execution in the investment closing process
  • Collaborating with the Investment team and external stakeholders to collect, validate, onboard, and maintain investment reference and transactional data
  • Liaising with various internal and external stakeholders to coordinate the legal entity creation and onboarding process
  • Supporting the collection and archiving of investment-related documents, serving as a central point of contact for communications related to underlying investments
  • Calculating investment and investor-level performance, analyzing key drivers of change, preparing track records, and generate ad hoc performance reports
  • Analyzing exposure and key performance drivers of look-through portfolio companies
  • Preparing quarterly investor update reports and customized investor templates
  • Cash and custody account management and providing oversight for transactions
  • Identifying and monitoring operational, regulatory, and reputational risks within the portfolio
  • Coordinating with Blackstone Technology to manage and enhance existing applications, as well as implementing new applications
  • Assisting with various projects and handle ad hoc requests as necessary


Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who work well in a team-driven working group, are highly motivated, intelligent, have sound judgment and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. The ideal candidate is someone who wishes to expand their knowledge of private equity finance and operations, and to advance their career in a dynamic environment.

The successful candidate must have:

  • 1+ year of relevant work experience (e.g., audit, accounting, finance)
  • Bachelor's Degree required with strong academic record
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Quick learner who is highly organized, has exceptional project management skills and is process-oriented
  • Ability to plan, communicate, meet deadlines and execute upon multiple projects concurrently
  • Team-oriented; Ability to build relationships
  • Expertise with Microsoft Suite – Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; Sigma preferred

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.

Expected annual base salary range:

$90,000 - $125,000

Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.

Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:

  • Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;

  • Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;

  • Supervising or training securities licensed employees;

  • Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and

  • Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

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