Blackstone Legal & Compliance 2024 Summer Analyst

Blackstone

New Jersey, USA
Posted on May 20, 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.

Job Description:

The Summer Analyst plays an integral role in the team and has the opportunity to be immersed within the compliance team of a leading financial services organization. This position is ideal for a candidate who is considering attending law school and/or business school in the future who would like to gain experience with regulatory compliance or who enjoys financial services and regulatory compliance. Responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Participate in the ongoing implementation and execution of Blackstone’s compliance and testing program, including:
    • assessing key business processes and critical business risk and controls;
    • analyzing data and reviewing supporting documentation provided by the businesses;
    • documenting a written testing plan and compliance testing procedures;
    • executing testing of procedures and internal controls of critical business areas;
    • evaluating, documenting, and presenting results of test work; and
    • identifying enhancements and remedial actions required to address compliance gaps
  • Assist in implementing remedial projects and processes following testing observations
  • Assist in other related compliance and regulatory matters
  • Work with Blackstone compliance regarding firm wide compliance issues and projects; and special compliance/internal audit – related projects as necessary

Qualifications:

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are detail-oriented, process-driven, and have a genuine desire to learn and grow in a team-based setting. Prior internship or work experience in the financial services industry or legal industry is preferred. The successful candidate should have:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong team player with a desire to contribute to a collaborative work environment
  • Exceptional ability to project-manage disparate workstreams
  • Superior communication skills with a demonstrated ability to write effectively
  • Strong work ethic, entrepreneurial, and desire to continuously improve
  • Sound judgement
  • Substantial initiative, creativity, and drive

To be considered for the Summer Analyst Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Anticipated graduation date: December 2024 – May 2025
  • Resume must include major, expected graduation month/year and GPA

If you do not meet these criteria, please see Blackstone’s Careers website for other opportunities that may be available, including other entry level positions.

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:

$100,000 - $100,000

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.

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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