Financial Markets Advisory, Associate, Analytics (Rates/ MBS)

Employer
BlackRock
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 11, 2022
Closes
May 25, 2022
Ref
14852936
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

About BlackRock's Financial Markets Advisory Business

BlackRock's Financial Markets Advisory (FMA) group provides a wide range of services to governments, central banks, and financial institutions globally. FMA leverages the firm's capital markets, data and risk analytics, technology, and financial modeling capabilities while maintaining stringent information barriers and other procedures to protect client sensitive information and manage potential conflicts of interest.

FMA advises financial institutions, regulators and government entities on their most critical and complex financial issues - from bank stress-testing to unwinding a portfolio of assets to designing and executing bond purchase programs to support to the economy.

We work with our clients' senior management on balance sheet and capital markets exposures as well as a wide range of other strategic, regulatory and operational challenges. Since our founding in 2008, we have completed over 500 assignments for more than 280 unique clients in 37 countries.

Our technology and analytical capabilities give us a unique ability to respond to client needs. We leverage BlackRock's AladdinĀ® technology platform and the firm's sophisticated capital markets, risk analytics, data management, and financial modeling capabilities to deliver results-oriented consulting and advisory services.

Our professionals work out of all BlackRock regions (Americas, EMEA, APAC), allowing FMA to serve clients in different locations and respond to urgent needs as they arise. To deliver the most effective team for any client situation, we assign professionals based on their expertise and can deploy from multiple offices.

We seek a candidate with data, analytics and modeling expertise to support FMA clients and their capital markets objectives.

Responsibilities
  • Assist / lead the execution of capital markets and analytical efforts across recurring and ad-hoc client engagements
  • Leverage and develop technology, including BlackRock proprietary technology, to create, enhance, and execute frameworks used for analytical content creation, quality control, and client deliverables
  • Maintain a key focus on automation and scalability in the design and implementation of analytical infrastructure used for client engagements
  • Stay abreast of capital market trends and of the evolving landscape of relevant technical tools and solutions
  • Understand client and business context driving client opportunities and challenges
  • Participate in client meetings, presentations, and pitches and demonstrate ability to synthesize complex markets and analytics topics to internal and external audiences


Skills / Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience within the financial services and/or technology industry
  • Strong programming skills in Python required; additional experience with a variety of other programming languages, especially scripting, data management, database, modeling, and visualization tools helpful
  • Good Excel and SQL skills
  • Familiarity with development best practices and associated tools
  • Knowledge of Unix environments
  • Experience using and/or developing risk analytical systems / tools / infrastructure, such as BlackRock's Aladdin tools and infrastructure, a plus
  • Broad understanding of financial institutions, fixed income assets and analytics, and capital markets a plus
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Takes initiative and comfortable performing under pressure to manage tight deadlines in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment
  • BA / BS degree in an engineering / quantitative / technical discipline


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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