Associate, Core Portfolio Manager, Fundamental Equities

Gurgaon, India
13 Nov 2021
27 Nov 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About this role

BlackRock has an opportunity for a Core Portfolio Manager ("PM") to join the firm's Fundamental Equity ("FE") business. The Core PM team is responsible for all non-alpha tasks within the FE investment process including equity order implementation, cash management, hedging strategies and compliance monitoring across the FE book. Additionally, team members are responsible for all operational and control processes, technology and data change initiatives, reporting and relationships with Aladdin platform stakeholders on behalf of the FE investment teams.

  • Implementation of equity, derivative & FX orders across a range of active strategies and partner with trading desks to target efficient execution of these strategies
  • Manage cash flow activity and overall cash allocations through derivative equitization, basket orders, and single-stock transactions
  • Execute FX hedging strategies
  • Monitor FE funds to ensure investment strategy objectives are being implemented optimally across applicable accounts
  • Produce daily, periodic and ad hoc reporting and analytics to support the investment teams' processes using Aladdin tools (Explore, PRT, ATX/ATP, etc.) and vendor systems (Factset, Bloomberg)
  • Be an Aladdin "super-user" and facilitate training and usage within the investment teams
  • Harness Big Data - work with PM and product strategist teams to produce and automate tactical data and reporting solutions
  • Manage enquiries on behalf of the various FE investment teams and resolve issues by escalating matters to relevant parties including operations, compliance and RQA in a timely fashion
  • Ad hoc, platform related project tasks to assist business-unit executives (COO/CIO), business managers, heads of research, and other senior-level leaders
  • Be a student of the markets and become an essential player in the investment teams' generation of alpha

  • Keen interest in equity instruments and markets required.
  • Expert Aladdin knowledge preferred - ATX, ATP
  • Advanced level skills in Excel (VBA preferred)
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, Factset an advantage
  • Strong process-oriented background including introduction of controls & procedures. Able to demonstrate keen awareness of Operational risk issues
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound judgment, professionalism and discretion
  • CFA candidate (or willingness to work towards) preferred

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.

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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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