Associate Performance Measurement & Attribution

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
Gurgaon, India
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jun 2022
Closes
09 Jul 2022
Ref
15564492
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

Business Unit Overview:

The Performance Measurement & Attribution team delivers the outcome and interpretation of all portfolio and benchmark return analytics in Blackrock. This includes generating analytical outcomes, supporting investment teams through product level support, acting as a centralized source and control of performance for the firm, and building tools and automated solutions.

Servicing the needs of the global client base, the demands for accurate, timely & informational performance data is central to many of the organizational core objectives. Products covered are the spectrum of Mutual Funds, ETF's, segregated clients and investment asset classes including Fixed Income, Multi-Asset, Equity and Alternative including derivatives.

Background and Development Value:

Do you want to build a foundation in performance, and learn to provide investment and technology solutions with purpose to help our clients meet their goals? As a member of PMA, take part in the story and take ownership as a subject matter expert. We are responsible for investment performance and attribution analyses globally across Fixed Income, Index Equity, Systematic Active Equity, and Multi-Asset strategies. You get to work with multiple business divisions, including the iShares Equity Product suite, Institutional Equity, Beta Strategies, and Fixed Income products. The team focuses on using technology and project management to improve existing processes to optimize data delivery.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Will be a source of investment performance and system knowledge, and collaborate with external parties such as fund administrators, custodians, and various index vendors.
  • Deliver high quality investment performance data across asset classes and tailored attribution analysis to our partners and clients
  • Research residuals using the Aladdin platform and suggest resolutions.
  • Gain full understanding of internal analytical systems (Aladdin) and use them to investigate internal and external client inquiries and support our growing business needs.
  • Display integrity and confidence when dealing with different teams - be open to taking ownership and try to understand the data flows and dependencies.
  • Mentor and coach new joiners or junior members in the team on different performance concepts and resolve their day-to-day queries.
  • Participate and lead different tech initiatives for efficiency and re-engineering.
  • Act as first point of contact for day-to-day queries and issues.


Knowledge/Experience:
  • Demonstrate conceptual and practical understanding of performance and attribution concepts.
  • Have 5-8 years of experience in Performance and Attribution function within Asset management industry.
  • Show keen interest in learning about Multi-Asset, Fixed Income and Equity instruments, and general performance principles.
  • Expected to learn new technologies such as BI tools, Python, R etc., and eager to delving into Aladdin performance and attribution


Skills/Qualifications:
  • Graduated with a bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent; prior experience with business modeling techniques and/or attribution tools (CFA or CIPM designation a plus).
  • Show strong problem-solving competence, an ability to synthesize information, summarize issues, and take initiative.
  • Display knowledge of accounting and pricing principles; experience with performance tools and external fund administrators a plus; exposure to Perl, Python or Java a plus.


Competencies:
  • We pride ourselves on our team dynamic - we want an excellent communicator (verbal and written), who displays strong interpersonal interactions!
  • Have a sharp control/risk mitigation mentality and are comfortable raising issues.
  • Appreciate dynamic team spirit with diverse approaches and thinking styles


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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