Client Regulatory Controls Analyst

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
19 Mar 2023
08 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Regulatory Operations is a growing team who design, implement and lead on all aspects of BlackRock's regulatory processes. We continually monitor, review, and provide assurances that our regulatory obligations are fulfilled.

This is an exciting time within Regulatory Operations with implementation of new regulations and the opportunities to drive our business forward. We are developing systems and reporting capabilities alongside managing risk and working with key partners across the business to drive implementations. The successful candidates will play a meaningful role in that evolution.

We are looking for a candidate who enjoys shifting challenges, thinks creatively, possesses the confidence to have an opinion, takes the initiative and thrives under scrutiny and tight deadlines.

  • To perform daily checks to ensure that data is submitted to the regulators within the mandatory timescales.
  • To review and resolve daily exceptions relating to the reporting submitted to the regulators within mandatory timescales
  • To perform reconciliations and data analysis on the completeness and accuracy of submissions to regulator, making corrections if required
  • To investigate and resolve queries, escalating to management where required
  • To liaise with internal teams and external counterparties to resolve any issues in a timely manner
  • To complete MI in respect of data submissions providing meaningful commentary in respect of variances and trends
  • To support project activity and continuous improvement initiatives where required.

What we are looking for:
  • A highly motivated self-starter who enjoys learning and working in a fast-paced environment and shows attention to detail
  • A results-focused and dynamic work ethic with a passion for problem solving
  • The ability to build and effectively manage relationships
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products - Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • 2 years Financial Services experience preferable.
  • Knowledge of any of MiFIR, SFTR, EMIR, MAS, ASIC desirable

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock's current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

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.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.
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