Associate, Corporate Actions

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
Gurgaon, India
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Closes
23 Jul 2022
Ref
15549769
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

Overview:

Our Global Corporate Actions team has primary operating centers in Edinburgh, Delaware, Gurgaon and Singapore. Our objective is to lead and provide a world-class Corporate Action service through the application of governance and controls crafted to mitigate risk to the Firm and our Clients. We operate as a single, global entity designed around a robust "pass-the-book" philosophy. This allows the effective and controlled transition of workload across our primary locations and enables us to have a good night's rest!

As an Associate, you will provide a quality Corporate Action service in accordance with our standard operating procedures to reduce risk to our clients and the firm. This is a multi-functional role where the team will manage end to end Corporate actions event through the entire event lifecycle. You will serve as a liaison with BlackRock's Global Custodian network and work on BlackRock's proprietary operating platform, Aladdin, where there are multiple of applications including the Corporate Actions Manager (CAM).
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that mandatory corporate action and dividend events across markets and asset types (equities, fixed income and derivatives) are captured, validated and updated in Aladdin.
  • Ensure that corporate action entitlements are processing accurately via quality control and market valuation impact check.
  • Perform corporate actions entitlement reconciliation and resolve stock and cash exceptions.
  • Adhere to procedures and daily controls and work together as a team to complete daily deliverables.
  • Support the global "Pass The Book" strategy and partner with global colleagues to identify best practice in BlackRock's processes and drive consistency.
  • Manage queries received from both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Escalate all material risk items and service issues to the senior management on a timely basis.
  • Work closely with business partners including other Investment Operations teams to ensure an efficient and effective workflow and adopt a 'One BlackRock' approach to problem solving.
  • Be a Student of the Market by maintain awareness of industry developments and how they impact BlackRock.
  • Participate in local, regional, and global projects/testing.
Experience
  • Masters degree in related field (Masters in Finance)
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a Corporate Actions or an Investment Operations / Global Custody role
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong risk mitigation attitude: ability to apply judgement as to when to raise issues.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to work directly with clients and across all levels of staff and management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment.
  • Focus on continuous improvement and process innovation.
  • Data Analytics skills preferred; coding knowledge (VBA,SQL, PYTHON, RPA) will be a plus ..


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 Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

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