Analyst, Investment Product Strategy

Budapest, Hungary
Jun 04, 2023
Jun 15, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About Product Strategy

Product Strategists serve as a link between portfolio managers and our clients globally. We are product experts covering 5 -10 investment strategies on average. We work closely with portfolio managers and other product strategists, using our deep understanding of products and markets to make the investment process more relatable to our clients.

We are expanding our Product Strategy team in Budapest, which serves as the innovation hub of the team's production of timely and effective marketing materials, product presentations and response to client inquiries. In addition to servicing existing clients, product strategists have an opportunity to help drive new business and assist the firm with achieving its commercial objectives. We currently have a number of roles available, covering Fundamental Equities or Systematic Investing.

Our team in Budapest covers BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group (PMG). We provide coverage across a multitude of asset classes and investment styles globally over BlackRock's Active Investments Platform: Budapest-based strategists are working directly with one or more investment teams across locations such as London, New York, San Francisco and Hong Kong.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Drive the production of standard client collateral such as presentations, factsheets, and commentaries
  • Take ownership of internal and external reporting by collating and analysing performance attribution, exposure, AUM and flows data
  • Collaborate on standard RFI production, DDQs and other client questionnaire completion
  • Assist Portfolio Managers and senior Product Strategists with complex ad -hoc requests
  • Build and maintain database reports (Morningstar, eVestment, FactSet)
  • Keep abreast of regulatory and other structural trends and ensure that both new and existing products comply with regulatory requirements
  • Help enhance processes with new ideas/automation and develop best practices
You should have:
  • Keen interest in global financial markets; be up to date on macro events and market trends
  • Desire to learn about the investment management industry
  • 0-3 years of professional experience
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint Tableau is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, a sense of urgency around deadlines and an ability to multitask
  • Proactive, problem-solving attitude supported by the ability to effectively combine outputs from different sources of technology/systems
  • Experience with Python, VBA or other or a willingness to learn is a plus but not essential
  • A desire to pursue CFA, FRM and/or CAIA is welcome
Your Learning & Development will include:
  • Participating in daily market updates about the positioning of our products
  • Learning about our clients and their investment strategies
  • Assisting investors in achieving their investment goals by utilizing BlackRock's technology
  • Collaborating across multiple business functions to learn about the product life cycle

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 hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently 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. Beginning in September, all employees will shift to at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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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