2023 Global Fund Finance Analyst

Job Description

June 30, 2022

The Global Fund Finance Analyst Program seeks to offer a challenging experience to individuals currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting, who are interested in establishing careers in alternative asset investment fund finance and accounting. Our program is designed to focus on developing the technical accounting skill set required to administer alternative investment funds. The 2-year full-time program will consist of supporting the accounting and finance functions of various alternative investment funds managed by several of Blackstone’s business lines.

The Analyst program offers a hands-on experience across several Global Fund Finance teams, where Analysts will have direct exposure to senior-level management, engaging mentors, development opportunities and targeted training to help develop and sharpen technical, analytical and communication skills. Analysts are expected to pursue becoming licensed Certified Public Accountants and will receive benefits specific to that pursuit (i.e., review course and exam fee reimbursement). At the conclusion of the program, performance pending, Analysts will be offered permanent roles supporting a specific business segment.

Analysts will support a specific business which will include the following:

  • Private Equity
  • Tactical Opportunities
  • Strategic Partners
  • Credit
  • Real Estate
  • Hedge Fund Solutions


Key responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing accounting records
  • Assisting with reviewing daily cash and investment activity
  • Monitoring and reporting on credit facility activity
  • Preparing capital drawdowns
  • Preparing distributions
  • Reviewing waterfall calculations
  • Preparing management fee calculations and billing statements
  • Preparing quarterly and audited annual reports, including financial footnotes
  • Assisting in reviewing quarterly capital account statements
  • Working with technology teams to improve system functionality and validate enhancements
  • Liaising with investors
  • Assisting in onboarding of new funds
  • Working with internal valuation teams to ensure data completeness
  • Working with the tax compliance team to ensure accurate investor reporting.
  • Reviewing fund external compliance deliverables, such as Form PF and AIFMD
  • Assisting with special projects and internal ad hoc requests    

Job Requirements

Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.  In addition to strong analytical and quantitative skills, the successful candidate should have:

  • Active pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Received an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics with an active pursuit of a Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • Ambition to pursue becoming a licensed Certified Public Accountant
  • Strong GPA
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Self-starter, highly organized, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to be a collaborative team player
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic and fast paced environment while handling multiple projects
  • Possesses a strong work ethic, personal and professional integrity, a positive attitude, and genuine passion for excellence
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

To be considered for the 2023 Global Fund Finance Analyst Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • Anticipated graduation date: Spring 2023
  • Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA
  • Resume must be in PDF format

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