BlackRock Analyst- GPAS in Mumbai, India

BlackRock Company Description:

BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At June 2017, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.689 trillion. BlackRock helps clients meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of September 30, 2013, the firm had approximately 11,200 employees in 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.

Description:

Overview:

The role sits in Business Operations within Blackrock Data Services which is a centralized data group dedicated to ensuring that all information required for the investment management process including positions, security data, pricing, risk, cash, net asset value (NAV), performance and compliance are delivered through the Green Package consistently, accurately and on a timely basis.

Candidates for this role will be part of our Green Package Analytics & Support team (GPAS). GPAS is a team that is responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of Risk and Performance Analytics Reporting to our clients through the release of the Green Package (GP) product. The GP is a comprehensive suite of reports and tools which allow portfolio management teams to manage market risk and make sound investment decisions. GPAS is a fast paced and challenging environment with team members who all share an interest in Finance and Technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage client inquiries on portfolio related matters. Follow through on issues with relevant internal teams

  • Produce and quality control the Green Package for all internal and external clients.

  • Maintain data and analytics reported in the Green Package and other Aladdin tools. Coordinate with internal and external teams to ensure data quality

  • Subject matter experts for all content (Risk/Returns) that are reported within the Green Package.

  • Continuously streamline and automate the Green Package process through production and engineering improvement

  • Understand client objectives, trading strategies and market events to effectively respond to client requests by monitoring daily trading activity

  • Follow the Global markets on a daily basis to understand how macro-economic factors affect the portfolios’ risks and investment decisions

Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate - MBA (Finance) fresher or B. Tech (Computers/IT pref.) or B.Com (with 1-2 yrs’ relevant experience)

  • Added advantage CFA level 1 or 2 /FRM level 1

Skills/ Requirements:

Process Specific Skills

  • Candidate must possess knowledge of fixed income, equity and derivative instruments

  • Understanding of Global Capital Markets with special reference to US Capital Markets

  • Knowledge of SQL, UNIX, VBA, PERL will be an added advantage

Competencies:

  • Good Spoken and Written Communication skills, should be able to converse freely with global counterparts

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and an ability to identify problems, design and articulate solutions, and implement change

  • Deliver high level of service through responsiveness and accuracy & has an eye for detail

  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work with changing priorities

  • Enjoys a fast-paced, high-intensity environment

  • Able to self-study and motivate and learn new concepts with minimal guidance

  • Work with teams in multi-office, multi-country environment across several time zones

  • Flexibility of shift timings

Shift timings:

  • Team operates in multiple shifts: 10:00AM to 7:00PM, 02:00PM to 11:00PM (Non Rotational)

  • Weekend staffing required in some teams

  • Should be willing to provide support during a crisis 24/7/365, if needed

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.

Job Function: Operations

Organization: Tech & Ops-Business Operations

Title: Analyst- GPAS

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-India-Mumbai

Requisition ID: 172989

Job Posting: Oct 10, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

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