Aladdin Business, Accounting and Performance Product Marketing Manager, Associate

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Mar 2021
Closes
13 Apr 2021
Ref
10550007
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description
About this role
The Aladdin Product Marketing team is focused on driving product demand, adoption and user engagement across our client community.As part of this team, you connect directly with our clients to understand their business problems and deliver solutions through our investment management platform, Aladdin. We partner with Engineers, Product Managers, and our users to build products that power informed decision-making, effective risk management, efficient trading, and operational scale.We are passionate about using technology to solve our clients' most complex problems and deliver a superior user experience.

Aladdin Accounting is an extension of the Aladdin investment platform, providing the ability to meet accounting and official performance requirements across an investment book of business. The calculation of the official source of performance return is used to feed into an overall GIPS compliant process, and the integrated nature of the tools allows Aladdin Accounting to be paired with Aladdin's upstream daily performance analysis and attribution. This role focuses on driving adoption, satisfaction and engagement with those users responsible for overseeing calculation of the integrated official performance return.

The Accounting and Performance Product Marketing Manager is responsible for defining and driving our strategic approach to workflow solutions for performance-focused professionals. Product Marketing connects user insights and needs to Aladdin features to help users understand business value. Product Marketing creates the user engagement strategy throughout the product lifecycle and is responsible for measuring, optimizing, and owning the user journey as it relates to product and feature adoption. Success in the role requires a deep knowledge of the user segment's 'Jobs to be Done' and expertise in the workflows a Performance Analyst is expected to complete as part of their role. This includes:
  • Deep understanding and industry knowledge performance calculations and workflows, including deep familiarity with the various industry uses of total return & performance attribution
  • Familiarity with accounting and performance production processes both in monthly, closed-book production and performance measurement with an understanding of the necessary inputs to performance calculations and revisions
  • Experience with the accounting needs of Asset Managers for varied account types
  • Demonstrated command of accounting and performance principles, including amortization and command of the different performance calculation methodologies required for complex, global clients
  • Experience in an institutional-level client-facing role in industry
  • Understanding of client reporting dependencies including deep knowledge surrounding CFA's Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS)
Our benefits
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable.
For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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