Aladdin Business, Analytics & Quantitative Solutions - Asset-Liability Management (ALM), Vice Presid

Employer
BlackRock
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 16, 2022
Closes
Sep 03, 2022
Ref
16409752
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

BlackRock Inc. is a preeminent global firm, providing investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional and individual investors around the world. BlackRock Solutions (BRS) provides clients with access to the intellectual capital, risk analytics and investment platform used to support BlackRock's asset management business. By combining sophisticated risk analytics and investment systems with capital markets and business process expertise, BlackRock Solutions helps clients address a variety of risk management and investment process challenges. BlackRock Solutions' Aladdin® platform is an operating system for investment managers that combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making, effective risk management, efficient trading and operational scale.

The Analytics & Quantitative Solutions (AQS) team within the Aladdin Business is responsible for delivering high-impact solutions to our clients' most complex investment, risk and business challenges, as well as expanding and enhancing Aladdin's analytics capabilities through research and innovation, leveraging the collective intelligence of the Aladdin client community. Each team member is tasked with understanding market and investment practice trends along with client needs, and proactively offering new and comprehensive solutions leveraging Aladdin analytics and data.

We are actively seeking a Vice President to join a team within AQS focused on Asset-Liability Management (ALM) for insurance and pension clients. The ALM team brings insurance/pension industry ALM subject matter expertise to BRS and delivers value to ALM practitioners through ongoing client engagement and solution development. The individual will work directly with clients as well as various Aladdin partner teams, including: Client Engagement, Business Development, Product Management, and Engineering.

Key responsibilities:
  • Support the design, and execution of ALM solutions for insurance and pension clients, including: ALM Reporting & Analytics; Strategic Asset Allocation (SAA); Asset Adequacy Testing; and Regulatory / Rating Agency Capital Management
  • Engage with Aladdin clients to ensure ALM practitioners achieve value from Aladdin ALM solutions and capture the 'voice of the customer' to influence future ALM solutions and enhancements
  • Partner with Product Management and Engineering teams to develop products: articulate client needs; develop business requirements; support product design; develop examples / test cases; and perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Partner with Client Engagement, Business Development, and Product Marketing teams to promote solutions and educate clients: deliver demos to existing clients and new prospects; develop thought leadership; and address client needs/questions
  • Lead the end-to-end design and implementation of tailored ALM solutions to solve client business problems
  • Mentor junior talent in AQS and partner teams

Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in financial services, risk management, financial technology, and/or consulting
  • Subject matter expertise and/or strong interest in some or all of the following: Asset-Liability Management (ALM); Insurance/Pensions; financial modeling (assets and/or liabilities); and risk/capital quantification and management
  • Experience developing models/analytics and working with scripting/programming languages (e.g., Python, SQL, R) is strongly preferred
  • Academic degree in Finance, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or other analytics-based field
  • CFA, FSA/ASA, and/or FRM designation is desirable though not required
  • Client-focused and the ability to convey complex concepts simply and clearly to clients
  • Ability to solve problems independently and as part of a large project team


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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