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 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.
We are looking for a new member in the PAG Analytics Delivery and Adoption (ADA) Team to help support the ever- increasing demand for Aladdin's performance measurement and performance attribution capabilities.
Performance attribution plays a key role in the investment process, both as a feedback loop in the investment process as well as providing a means of articulating the implication of investment decisions to clients. ADA plays a coordinating role in defining product strategy, conceptualizing, designing, testing, and deploying new capabilities, working closely with financial modelers, engineers, product managers and users. You will also work with clients and relationship managers to ensure that clients are getting the most out of Aladdin's performance capabilities and that client feedback is addressed appropriately.
We offer a dynamic, team-oriented environment with tremendous learning and growth potential
Collaborate with financial modeling group (FMG) and Aladdin Product Management to analyze, create specifications for and test enhancements to performance measurement and attribution calculation and presentation capabilities. Engage with clients and prospects both directly and indirectly through relationship managers to provide subject matter expertise and to capture product feedback and user stories Provide a good understanding of demand from clients and prospects to help drive the agenda for performance-related product development. Keep abreast of market trends and their implication for performance measurement. Provide performance measurement and attribution subject matter expertise as a point of escalation for client inquiries and production challenges; and provide documentation of performance and attribution calculations and methodology Orchestrate the model development lifecycle for specifications/requirements, data and infrastructure planning, user acceptance testing, deployment and release communications Engage with partner teams that manage production and quality control processes and provide subject matter expertise and coordination to resolve client inquiries that are escalated by Aladdin Client Service Author and maintain documentation around models and related infrastructure
3-6 years of business analyst-related experience relevant to the development, deployment, and application of models and analytics within performance and attribution areas. Backgrounds rooted in analytics, accounting, risk and performance are all of interest. Demonstrated success in project management with financial modelers, engineers, and product managers Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to document use cases and user stories, write specifications, deliver presentations, communicate up and down the organization and influence partners and stakeholders, both technical and non-technical Ability to navigate a technical environment using scripting skills (e.g. Python), SQL, advanced excel to scale activities such as model validation and software testing. Ability to read and interpret code is a plus, however, this is not a dedicated developer role Resourceful, proactive and able to prioritize and navigate in a fast-paced environment Advanced degree preferred. Bachelor's degree required
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.
Our hybrid work model
BlackRock's current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.
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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