Private Equity FP&A, Analyst


New Jersey, USA
Posted on January 15, 2024

Job Title:  Portfolio Management – Private Equity FP&A, Analyst

Job Description:

The Portfolio Management – Financial Planning & Analysis team performs analyses and financial reporting of Private Equity results and strategic business initiatives. The core focus of the group is to perform financial analysis, modeling, forecasting and reporting for Blackstone Private Equity Strategies (“BXPE”).


  • Leading and continually enhancing the P&L forecasting process, focusing on revenue & earnings projections and associated sensitivities
  • Construction and maintenance of fund models for financial and capital metrics reporting as well as NAV projections
  • Supporting all aspects of fund launch including creating/defining reporting and forecasting processes for new product
  • Driving the integration of technology into the forecasting process and liaising with other business unit FP&A teams and other BXPE functions to ensure a coordinated approach
  • Managing the preparation of presentations and memorandums for senior management including both monthly reporting packages and ad hoc materials
  • Supporting broader finance and investor relations teams during the quarterly earnings releases as well as on an ad hoc basis in dealing with clients and investors
  • Leading the review and forecasting of operating expenses and coordinating with the BXPE COO and various expense teams to maximize accuracy and visibility for stakeholders
  • Performing special projects and ad-hoc business case analyses determined by the needs of Senior Management
  • Preparation and coordination of fund Board of Directors and Audit Committee presentations for quarterly meetings


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or a quantitative discipline (preferred) and a strong academic record
  • 2+ years of experience in a financial planning and analysis position; private equity experience a plus
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills, Anaplan and Essbase experience an advantage
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and handle multiple projects
  • Strong technical, analytical, financial modeling and quantitative skills
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized and strong attention to details
  • Possesses a strong work ethic, personal and professional integrity, a positive attitude
  • Highly self-motivated and intelligent with the ability to work effectively in a team environment; proactive and takes initiative
  • Ability to transform raw data into insight for the business
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

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 - $115,000

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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