Software Engineering Manager, VP - Fund Accounting Technology at Blackstone (Miami, FL)

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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 $881 billion 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.

Blackstone Technology & Innovations

Blackstone Technology & Innovations (BXTi) is the technology team at the core of each of Blackstone's businesses and new growth initiatives. Serving both internal and external clients, we work to build the next generation of systems that manage risk, create efficiency and improve transparency within the firm and across our broad community of investors and portfolio companies.

BXTi is nimble and entrepreneurial - our open, iterative design processes and rapid pace of development mean that everyone on the team has the opportunity to make an impact from day one. We are problem solvers who can take projects from idea to implementation. We believe in active mentoring and developing excellence. We collaborate to find the best answers for our customers and for Blackstone. We are critical to the firm maintaining its competitive edge.

Fund Accounting Technology

The Fund Accounting Technology group runs the ledgers that account for the sophisticated funds and alternative assets managed by Blackstone. The team is vital to the running of the business, reporting on all aspects of the funds' lifecycle to fund management professionals, investors and regulators. The system is provided by industry-standard solutions such as Investran, together with bespoke software solutions developed by the team in order to meet Blackstone's complex requirements.

Overview:

Blackstone are looking for a Software Engineering Manager for the Fund Accounting Technology group within the Blackstone Technology and Innovations division. As a motivated, dynamic individual, you will lead and inspire a group of talented engineers and established architects and subject matter experts to produce innovative solutions for the business as we leverage the opportunities afforded by our recent move to the Cloud. You will develop our strategy for supporting Blackstone's rapidly expanding business, ensuring our colleagues in Finance are able to produce accurate quarterly numbers in demanding timeframes with a delightful user experience. You'll work closely with product managers, engineers and business and technology leaders in a culture that thrives on challenging the status quo.

You will draw on experience working with fund accounting platforms such as Investran, as well as a strong technical background and experience of leading agile development teams. You are able to drive a technical strategy but also to roll up your sleeves and dig into details where needed. You focus on quality and excellence, and are able to deliver to the business in a timely fashion along with driving outcomes which meet Blackstone's goals.

Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Experience working in the Asset Management industry is strongly preferred
  • Experience of supporting accounting systems ( Oracle, Sage, Dynamics, eFront, AltaVista, etc.; Investran) is preferred
  • Experience of automating complex accounting processes related to the general ledger system
  • Demonstrated ability to lead an agile software development team
  • Experience of managing and negotiating with software vendors
  • Knowledge of cloud-based software development and infrastructure (AWS preferred)
  • Knowledge of selected programming languages and databases (C#, Python, JavaScript, TSQL, MS SQL Server, MySQL)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field


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.

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).

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Blackstone operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Blackstone was founded in 1985. It has 4671 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, Remote Work Program. To see all 39 open jobs at Blackstone, click here.
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