Data Operations Analyst

Wilmington, USA
May 05, 2022
May 15, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

BlackRock is one of the world's preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions - from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches sought at improving outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies crafted to gain broad exposure to the world's capital markets! Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs!

We are looking to add a team member to our newly formed Private Data Operations team in Delaware. This team is part of the Data & AI organization within Business Operations. The core focus of the team is to provide consistent data capture related to alternative products and private investments, and dissemination of the data to various downstream consumers.

This role will provide broad exposure to to the operational aspects of alternative investments, including private equity, private debt, hedge funds, SPACs, and other non-traditional financial products. Qualified candidates will demonstrate existing knowledge of, or eagerness & enthusasim to learn about, alternatives and the essential data required to manage such products.
  • Provide onboarding support for the data capture of alternative products and investment types, which includes: sourcing data from legal documents and received from third parties, and coordinating input of data into internal systems;
  • Assist in the design of the onboarding of alternative products and investments process; including design of investment/trade, cash management, valuation, PnL recognition and reconciliation processes and related system implementation;
  • Assist in trading support and execution functions for private investment funds, including monitoring internal and external teams to ensure accurate and timely execution;
  • Work with external service providers, internal team members and other BlackRock groups to transmit and receive product and asset related data, and resolve operational issues, as identified;
  • Prepare process documentation and controls for the team's core responsibilities, and ensure they are updated and reviewed regularly;
  • Participate in other group projects and initiatives to assist in building out the new Private Data Operations Platform
Experience and Required Skills:
The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years' experience in the fields of data management, operations, accounting and/or administration within the financial industry. A bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or related field is preferred.
In addition, we are looking for the following qualifications:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Knowledge of or interest in alternative investment products, including hedge funds, private equity funds, structured products, and complex capital and investment structures;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Proficient Excel skills;
  • Above all, the candidate must possess initiative and creativity, and be able to work with internal and external partners to achieve desired goals.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and benefits. For more information, visit us at . For consideration, please email your resume to and indicate "Alt. Products Admin" in subject line. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
  • BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer -- M/F/D/V.

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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