Associate, Equity Research - Mexico City

Mexico City, Mexico
Jul 29, 2021
Aug 12, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Fundamental Equities is a key division at BlackRock with over US$250bn of assets under management, across 90+ strategies and over 200+ investment professionals. The Fundamental Equities team uses traditional analytics, ESG metrics and engagements to pick stocks and assemble diversified portfolios. The FE Mexico team has more than US$650 M in local equities +US$75 M in alternatives (Real State and listed Private Equity) of asset under management, focusing in long-only local equity strategies across different products and mandates.

What will you be doing?
  • Conduct ~25 company research - including financial analysis, due diligence on industry trends, company management and strategies.
  • Develop operating, financial and valuation models.
  • Meet with listed company's management teams to build stronger understanding of underlying industry, competitive dynamics, business drivers, and strategic direction. Generate ESG engagements to contribute to BlackRock sustainability and climate objectives.
  • Communicate and issue written investment ideas to Portfolio Managers throughout the firm and build relationships with other teams supporting the investment and research process.
  • Generate Investment ideas that contribute alpha to our client portfolios.
  • Support and drive the evolution of the investment platform and leverage the power of Aladdin.
  • Participate and contribute to internal / client meetings and events.
  • Develop new methodologies, tools and products for the investment decision process.
  • Fulfill its fiduciary duty to safeguard the quality of the assets of our customers as well as the franchise prestige and reputation.

What are you looking for?
  • 5y minimum experience in analysis of financial statements, development of operating and financial models, market analysis and sectorial analysis. Understanding of financial markets, investment theories and asset valuations
  • Quantitative, analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Strong self-learning skills and comfortable with autonomy - inquisitive, detail-oriented, self-motivated.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to synthesize and communicate large amounts of information in brief manner.
  • Outstanding interpersonal characteristics, reputation, and team orientation, which will enable her/him to command the confidence, loyalty, and respect of colleagues and external constituents.
  • Successful experience working both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Advance in Excel (VBA preferred); Tableau and Programming (Python) skills are desirable.
  • CFA would be regarded favorably.
  • Fluent spoken and written English and Spanish.

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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