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Type of Role: InvestmentsRisk

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: London, United Kingdom

Salary: £92K - £132K

BlackRock, Inc. is an American multinational investment company. It is the world’s largest asset manager, with $10 trillion in assets as of December 31, 2023. Headquartered in New York City, Blackrock has 70 offices in 30 countries, and clients in 100 countries. BlackRock is the manager of the iShares group of exchange-traded funds, and along with The Vanguard Group and State Street, it is considered to be one of the Big Three index fund managers. Its Aladdin software keeps track of investment portfolios for many major financial institutions and its BlackRock Solutions division provides financial risk management services. As of 2023, BlackRock was ranked 229th on the Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by revenue. Details below.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Collaborate with financial engineers on a derivatives risk and P&L decomposition solution as well as a matching suite of reports for stress testing, risk limit monitoring and hedge rebalancing
  • Work closely with partner teams across Aladdin to build custom complex solutions to address client challenges
  • Drive analytics, modeling, and investment tools improvements in Aladdin based on client feedback
  • Participate in firm-wide initiatives for enhancing analytics and strategic partner relationships
  • Coordinate to resolve analytics issues and ensure successful analytics model deployments and releases
  • Communicate cross-functionally with partner teams across BlackRock

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 4 years, or an equivalent experience, in a quantitative role within financial services, financial technology or consulting
  • Prior experience with Python & SQL and a strong appetite for coding are a must, experience with SnowFlake or PowerBI are beneficial
  • Strong quantitative skills and prior experience supporting/enhancing leading buy-side or sell-side analytics platforms are highly desirable
  • Prior experience in derivative pricing, greeks calculations, VaR and/or P&L explain are beneficial
  • Superior communication and presentation skills, able to convey finance concepts simply and clearly to clients while also translating client needs to internal quant and development teams
  • Keen interest in financial markets and ability to comprehend the impact of market events
  • Excellent problem solving abilities, and experience understanding complexity of clients’ challenges
  • Enjoys a fast-paced, energy-filled environment. Work well in a team setting with autonomy. Well organized and able to handle multiple priorities
  • Academic degree(s) in Financial Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business Management or some other quantitative field of study
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) / CAA (Chartered Asset Allocator) / FRM (Financial Risk Manager) designation is desirable but not required
  • French and/or German language skills are 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 hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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 @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

 

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.