Analyst, Infrastructure Debt

Employer
BlackRock
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
10916760
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

BlackRock, the largest investment manager in the world, sits at the intersection of global capital and Real Asset investing opportunities. With deep industry expertise, demonstrated access to proprietary deals and a purely fiduciary mindset, our experienced investment professionals leverage BlackRock's unparalleled risk management capabilities, global reach and deep local presence to deliver compelling investment opportunities to meet our clients' needs. BlackRock Real Assets provides investors with Private Real Estate Debt & Equity, Real Estate Securities and Infrastructure Debt & Equity via funds, co-investments and managed accounts, and currently has $60 billion in invested and committed Real Estate and Infrastructure assets and capital. Our 400-person team is based in 27 offices globally.

BlackRock's Infrastructure Debt Group within BlackRock Real Assets focuses infrastructure debt investments in western Europe. The types of infrastructure sectors targeted include transportation, social infrastructure, power, energy and utilities, water and wastewater, and telecoms.

BlackRock has an opportunity for a qualified and experienced candidate to join the Infrastructure Debt team. The role will have responsibility for project and financial modelling, deal assessment and execution, development and review of due diligence reports, market research, portfolio monitoring and general analytics. Will also assist in preparing presentations and pitch books, cash flow analysis, researching and report writing.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Financial modelling: running and developing financial models in order to analyze project opportunities
  • Deal assessment and execution: working with the team to assess and execute project investments. This will include conducting due diligence, financial review, preparation of presentation material for investment committee etc.
  • Market research: including research on potential investments, policy, competitors, technology etc.
  • Portfolio monitoring: assist in the monitoring of investments in the portfolio


Development Value:

This role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to join a high profile, fast growing and dynamic business within the world's largest asset manager:
  • Significant investment exposure on projects/deals across a wide range of sectors and geographies
  • Exposure to an experienced senior team with strong team values
  • A collaborative and entrepreneurial work environment
  • A strong brand in the fund management industry


Knowledge/Experience:
  • Analyst level with previous experience in project finance and/or infrastructure debt
  • Strong understanding of the European infrastructure market, preferably with a growing network of contacts within the market
  • Highly numerate with demonstrable financial modelling and evaluation skills. In particular, a good understanding of cash flow modelling and sensitivity analysis
  • Experience of undertaking infrastructure due diligence processes and reviewing finance and project legal documentation
  • A keen interest in infrastructure debt investment
  • Demonstrated research, analytical, and presentation-drafting skills


Skills/Qualifications:
  • Strong academic background, Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics/statistics, or a related field or equivalent
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Experience in Project or Corporate Finance
  • Fluent English and additional Western European language skills preferable
  • CFA, CAIA or advanced degree preferred
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, while also participating collaboratively as part of a team
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to working in a friendly, entrepreneurial, team environment
  • Able to manage workload effectively and deliver quality work on schedule


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 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.