Client Reporting Transformation VP, BLK Investment Stewardship,

New York, USA
May 15, 2022
May 29, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About our team:

As a fiduciary, BlackRock is committed to acting in the best long-term interests of our clients. We undertake our Investment Stewardship (BIS) activities to advocate for the sound corporate governance and sustainable business practices that supply to long-term value creation for our clients. In this way, we support BlackRock's purpose of helping more people experience financial well-being.

The BIS team is considered an investment function as it engages in proxy voting at portfolio companies to advance the economic interests of clients globally. The BIS team operates in ten offices across three regions - the Americas (New York, Delaware, and San Francisco), EMEA (London, Amsterdam, and Frankfurt) and Asia-Pacific (Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney).

BlackRock strives to take a common approach to all of our engagement and voting policies and practices globally. BIS is responsible for coordinating, communicating, and carrying out these policies across 85 markets and approximately 17,000 shareholder meetings at which the firm votes each year. The BIS team leads approximately 3,500 engagement meetings with portfolio companies annually.

Interest in the work of BIS has steadily increased over the past few years, as have expectations of clients and others in relation to transparency of BIS. To respond to the client demand around transparency, Stewardship is proactively enhancing the content included in client reports and mechanism by which it delivers reporting to clients.

About the position:

The role requires an individual who specializes in project management and the intersection of process and technology. It is a Vice President level role. A successful candidate possesses a strong attention to detail, a passion for creative problem solving, an appreciation for engineering skills / data infrastructure. T his role is crucial to the growth of our Stewardship function.

Key responsibilities at the Vice President level include:

  • Support the next generation of client reporting by identifying ways to automate manual processes and deliver value to clients by connecting our stewardship activity across multiple data sets
  • Develop strategic roadmaps, execution plans, and then drive and deliver results - building a bridge between the current and future state
  • Develop project objectives with measurable goals, drive consensus and communicate plans and results to management
  • Collaborating across the team to identify ways to improve business processes
  • Understanding of BIS & Aladdin infrastructure to be able to scale reporting
  • Ensure integrity of the BIS client reporting environment through creation of proper oversight and quality control of report generation

Desired qualifications include:
  • 5+ years of financial industry experience
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, computer science, economics, accounting
  • The ability to build and maintain successful relationships with colleagues across the firm and with external parties
  • The ability to prioritize, analyze, and resolve complex issues under time pressure
  • A diligent, focused, and persistent work ethic to implement while leading multiple tasks and changing priorities
  • An organized, self-reliant, and self-motivated approach to responsibilities
  • The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively in writing and orally

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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