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BlackRock Alternatives - ACP Investor Services - Analyst / Associate

Budapest, Hungary
Closing date
Apr 2, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About BlackRock Alternatives

Charged with establishing BlackRock as clients' preeminent partner in alternative investing globally, BlackRock Alternatives is one of the top five largest alternative asset managers in the world today. We are active in all asset classes and connect them in ways other firms can't match, operating on an integrated platform consisting of real estate, infrastructure, credit, private equity and hedge funds. Our scale means we offer expertise and access unique to BlackRock, and you'll collaborate with teams across our firm in unexpected ways. As part of a key growth engine for the firm, you'll be invited to continue building the platform that is shaping the future of Alts investing by creating and evolving innovative investment ideas and tech solutions on a team that continuously outperforms - setting new standards.

Grow your career with the firm that's building tomorrow's alternatives platform, backed by a purpose that drives positive outcomes for our clients, our investments and the communities we serve.

Alternative Client Platform ("ACP")

ACP's objective is to enhance client experience via a centralized platform to drive investor relations activities across our rapidly growing Alternatives business. Located in Atlanta, Budapest, London and Seattle, ACP is primarily responsible for delivering client reporting and fundraising support in partnership with our investment, client and operational teams. By developing and sharing best practices from across BlackRock Alternatives and the alternatives industry, ACP drives scale and innovation while enhancing productivity.

Role Profile

We are seeking a highly motivated individual interested in working in a fast-paced environment. ACP is launching an expanded Investor Services function, piloting with Direct Private Equity businesses and servicing a broad array of clients globally. This role will be the lead Investor Services individual for one of Direct Private Equity businesses. Key responsibilities include:

Client reporting
  • Coordination of production of formal quarterly reporting packages by leveraging portfolio-level and market updates from portfolio managers, asset managers and fund administration teams across a variety of BlackRock Alternatives businesses
  • Reporting data management
  • Coordination of quarterly bespoke investor reporting
  • Coordination of regulatory reporting

Due Diligence support
  • Data room management
  • Maintenance of standard RFP answer library in RFPio
  • RFP production in conjunction with Product Strategy
  • Coordination of bespoke client due diligence requests
  • Completion of industry surveys and consultant questionnaires

Fundraising support
  • Maintain and update product pitchbooks and other standard marketing collateral with platform level data
  • Submit materials through the central compliance system, and address follow-ups
  • Quarterly update of performance and track record information as required
  • Work closely with senior IR professionals to ensure meeting follow-ups are completed

Client Communications
  • Oversee BAU and proactively address service issues including:

Answering client queries
  • Coordination of Annual LP event planning and preparation of materials
  • Coordination and preparation of fund webcasts
  • Preparation and coordination of formal investor communications
  • Coordination of secondary sales and transfer process

Client Support
  • Client data management including maintenance of demographics and statistics
  • Client Record Management

Product Management
  • Coordination of fund closings with partner teams
  • Support for side letter negotiations ensuring engagement of senior stakeholders and escalation as required
  • Coordinate and attend fund board meetings for closings, and other approvals as required

  • Support and investigate technology and process options to scale and automate routine client service activities
  • Drive projects to enhance productivity through technology and process re-engineering

Key Qualifications
  • BA/BS required
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
  • Persuasive and polished written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • High proficiency in Excel, with ability to manipulate data in a spreadsheet
  • Proficiency in Word and PowerPoint, with ability to create marketing slides
  • Analytical ability to synthesize information and summarize issues
  • Desire to learn the investment management industry
  • 0-3 years of experience (analyst); 3+ years of experience in financial services (associate)

We are looking for people who are:
  • Able to thrive in a culture of excellence, innovation, communication, and accountability, where all members of the team are motivated to go above and beyond, and think globally and creatively
  • Constantly seeking better ways to do things and ability to challenge status quo
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to appropriately prioritize.
  • Self-directed and feel comfortable asking questions and taking the initiative to get projects completed accurately and on time.
  • Client service focused as this position will communicate directly with sales teams, consultants and clients, in person, via phone and email on a regular basis.
  • Collaborative and who value and respect input from others
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and conflicting priorities
  • Keen to learn about private markets in one of the fastest growing business areas of BlackRock
  • Flexible and adaptable to thrive in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Organised with a hands-on approach and a 'can-do' attitude
  • Understand the risk environment within the department - promote risk awareness, assessment, and control


Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; 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.

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 Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

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