Analyst, Data Operations

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
Mumbai, India
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jan 2023
Closes
01 Feb 2023
Ref
18147721
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

BlackRock Description:
Data Platforms and Solutions (DPS) is entrusted with maintaining all data integral to the investment decision process. The function serves BlackRock the Investment Manager and its BlackRock Solutions (BRS) business, in our proprietary Aladdin® end-to-end investment platform. This team closely partners with key internal teams, such as Portfolio Management, Global Capital Markets, Relationship Management, Portfolio Compliance, Risk Analytics, Regulatory Reporting, and others, to ensure their business data needs are met accurately, timely, and efficiently.

The DPS philosophy is anchored on BlackRock's cornerstone principles: Fiduciary focus, Passion for Performance, the unified purpose of One BlackRock, taking Emotional Ownership and Being Committed to a Better Future. Through this lens, we strive to build value for our clients by understanding their needs, the markets, and using technology to create best in class solutions. Our function has presence across 12 offices in 8 countries, servicing more than $25 trillion in AUM on Aladdin for a client base spanning 6 continents and all spectrums of the financial markets.

Within DPS sits the Quality Control function, which owns security and portfolio level risk analytics quality control along with the governance and design of these QC processes. This team ensures our clients have the highest quality of risk analytics. We do so by focusing on building scale and efficiency by integrating data science to craft and implement a centralized quality control platform for key risk analytics metrics. The team strives to build in-depth subject matter expertise in risk analytics, capital markets as well as BlackRock's proprietary risk models and Aladdin software suite to service that mission.
Key responsibilities:
  • Oversight of daily quality control and validation of risk and portfolio analytics. Occasionally consulting on reference data, returns, performance, index, and pricing data.
  • All facets of people management to be performed including ensuring appropriate staffing model, depth charts, and succession plans are assessed.
  • Applying research skills, critical thinking and financial math to analyze analytical trend and operator decision making into enhancement proposals to QC models and methodologies.
  • Initiating and driving platform and process innovations to support new business needs, minimize risk, enhance quality, and navigate the changing markets while mitigating operational risk.
  • Collaborating closely with the market analytics and financial modeling groups to expand understanding of our models.
  • Understand client data needs and service levels while working with internal BlackRock Teams to provide relevant and intuitive analysis.
  • Acting as an agent of change to consistently improve procedures and own projects within the QC environment and documenting best-practices.
Skills:
  • Consistent record of leadership experience and positively influencing junior talent and their career progression.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office products (with an emphasis on Excel) or other programming languages and an aptitude for learning new applications.
  • Strong, effective analytical and problem-solving skills along with executive decision-making abilities.
  • Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills to effectively articulate solutions to internal and external partners and clients.
  • Capability to assist in creating a team vision, planning and executing steps to align to Key Performance Indicators and objectives.
  • Strong initiative to follow up on outstanding issues - identify what needs to be done, act and follow through to resolution.
Experience:
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Computer Science, or Engineering is required.
  • 8 - 12 years of financial services experience and a good understanding of Financial Markets, preferably within the Investment Management industry.
  • Possess and demonstrate a proven understanding of fixed income, equity, and derivative financial instruments.
  • 5 years people management experience; demonstrated experience in leading teams of professionals, career development and performance assessments.
  • Proven track record in project management.
  • Experience in working with senior partners, client experience a plus.
  • Experience or education related to agile methodologies is a plus.

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, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
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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.

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.

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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