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Internal Business Audit, Summer Internship Programme

Employer
BlackRock
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 9, 2023

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Job Role
Auditor
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Internship
Hours
Full Time
Internal Audit’s primary mission is to provide assurance to the Board of Directors and executive management
that BlackRock’s businesses are well managed and meeting strategic, operational and risk management
objectives. The team engages with senior leaders and all businesses globally to understand and advise on the
risks in their business, evaluate the effectiveness of key processes and assist in the design of best practices
that can improve their results.

Our Summer Internship Program is an 8-week internship designed to deliver an exciting, supportive and fun experience which mirrors life as an Analyst at BlackRock. You’ll have real-world responsibilities in addition to participating in professional development, networking and social events.

What does our business do?

The global Business Audit Team performs audits covering all BlackRock business units, including investment
and asset management, risk management, operations, finance, and legal and compliance.

Our business is known for:

  • Building confidence in the firm by acting as an independent evaluator of BlackRock’s operations, processes and controls, advising and partnering with global businesses, and being a trusted source for the Board of Directors and senior leadership
  • Working with partners across the company to help verify their operations are working as intended to identify and help the business manage the risks inherent in their operations and to assure that the controls built into our processes are working accurately and optimally
  • The diversity of our skills, expertise and backgrounds, which extends across trading, sales, risk management, compliance, technology, finance, operations and other roles, and our focus on career development.


We partner with:

  • Internally: Business leaders across all areas within BlackRock
  • Externally: We report our findings to the BlackRock Inc. Board of Directors and Global Regulators


What will you do as an analyst?

  • Engage with a diverse mix of BlackRock businesses to gain an understanding of each business’ key processes, risks, controls and business objectives
  • Perform testing of the design and effectiveness of the existing controls
  • Partner with senior leaders to identify areas of improvement
  • Participate in advisory projects that optimize new business and technology activities and processes
  • Continuously engage with senior leaders across the firm to understand changes to their risks and operations


What capabilities are we looking for?

• Relationship management
• Critical thinking
• Project management
• Analytical approach

Eligibility

Candidates should be in their penultimate year of studies and graduating from an undergraduate or master’s degree program in 2024. Please note that you can select up to two business areas of interest as part of your application.

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