Associate

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 May 2022
Closes
27 May 2022
Ref
14881418
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

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, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2020, the firm led approximately $8.68 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide!

Responsibilities:
  • Have a good understanding of Fixed Income, Equity, Derivatives and Alternatives products and how they are modeled and traded in Aladdin.
  • Use technical skills to ensure the accuracy of large analytical data sets, automate processes with scripts and macros and efficiently query information from a vast database.
  • Exhibit attention to detail when quality checking Green Package analytics and be accountable for the timely delivery of reports to our clients in accordance with Service Level Agreements.
  • Engage in meetings with end-users of the Green Package product from all levels within the company from Portfolio and Risk Managers to Operations teams and also with our external Clients.
  • Support client/user requests related to the Green Package analytics.
  • Be a 'Student of the Markets' by following the global markets daily to understand how macro-economic factors can affect the Green Package analytics and portfolios management's risk and investment decisions.
  • Project work: engaging with other internal teams to think creatively and deliver innovative solutions to our sophisticated client demands.
  • Show desire to work in a constantly evolving, changing and challenging environment.
Qualifications:
  • Two years experience in a data client service role or environment preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and an ability to identify problems, design and articulate solutions and implement change.
  • Knowledge of financial products in Fixed Income, Equities and Derivatives, and familiarity with Risk analytics such as Durations, Spread, Beta and VaR would be an advantage.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to develop good working relationships with partners.
  • Technical skills (SQL, UNIX, Python and PERL) are preferred but not necessary.
  • Must be detail orientated, possess initiative and work well under pressure.
  • Degree in Finance, Engineering or Technology would be preferred.
  • Given that the nature of this role is Finance and Technology (FinTech) centric, we would like candidates who demonstrate a curiosity about learning these aspects of the job.


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

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | 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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