Equity Finance Trading/Securities Lending, Associate

Employer
BlackRock
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2022
Closes
May 15, 2022
Ref
14717767
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

What team will you be on?

Our trading team generates alpha for clients across; scientific, fundamental and index products. We partner with portfolio managers to optimize returns through a variety of trade types. BlackRock is a pioneer of using quantitative techniques and sophisticated models to improve the performance of its Securities Lending business.

Why is your role important?

We are actively seeking an outstanding teammate to join our Americas Equity Trading team within Securities Lending based in New York. With a focus on cutting edge technology and imbedded research, our investment management approach to lending provides superior performance for our clients and is an important part of the BlackRock brand. In this fast paced and dynamic environment, BlackRock is a pioneer of using quantitative techniques and sophisticated models combined with fundamental insights from traders to maximize the performance of its Securities Lending business. We will look to you to actively contribute to continued development.

Our traders execute a critical role in relation to alpha generation and cost minimization for scientific, fundamental and active products. We partner with portfolio managers to optimize returns through a variety of trade types. Traders represent the firm for a selective group of markets or asset classes, are the primary owner of BlackRock's interface with top tier prime brokerage firms and counterparties, and offer the premier securities finance product in the market today.

What will you be doing?
  • Actively trade and optimize BlackRock's US and International Equity Securities Lending book for clients. You will be directly responsible for revenue generation and active performance management.
  • Actively build and implement trading strategies based on analysis of companies, sectors, and market variables. You will deliver market leading returns in a risk aware and controlled manner.
  • Be an excellent internal and external partner! You will develop, lead and build on internal & financing market relationships
  • Build and lead partnerships with internal teams, including our global trading team to help drive efficiencies to improve revenue, performance and mitigate risks.
  • Oversee day-to-day administrative issues in support of trading activities and liaise with trading operations
  • Work with internal e-Trading and Trading Research groups to innovate systems, trading analytics, and coordinate implementation


What are we looking for?
  • An outstanding teammate! Excellent communicator with first class relationship management skills is a given. You are also self-motivated, with a strong work ethic and positive team orientated outlook.
  • University degree educated, Masters and/or advanced Professional Qualification preferred. Continued demonstrable intellectual curiosity for financial markets. An appetite for continued learning is present.
  • 3+ years of Trading Experience in Equities / Securities Lending / Financing markets / Delta One Strategies is helpful.
  • Proficiency with Excel is a must. Experience in one or more of; SQL, Python, VBA, Business Objects is preferred.


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.

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