Fund Reporting & Sales Support Associate

Budapest, Hungary
May 27, 2023
Jun 26, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

At BlackRock we are building something great in Budapest, our new global technology and innovation hub, where we want to shape a culture in which challenge, development and innovation happen every day. Our mission as an organisation is to create a better financial future for our clients and BlackRock Budapest will enable this through a relentless drive to make ourselves and our communities better. We are a diverse bunch of people who like to analyse, reinvent, and enhance how we work, and all in the pursuit of a better experience for our colleagues and clients. We offer. The excitement to be a founder in a start-up with the security of a global, leading organization, where you will find innovation and inclusion are our competitive advantages. There are limitless problems to solve and opportunities for learning and development, alongside a team of clever and caring colleagues. Our culture is one of respect, challenge and stretch and we expect and value feedback. We believe that people reach their best potential when the different facets of their home, work and community are all cared about. We will have a fun, fast-paced work environment located in cutting edge facilities with competitive and innovative benefits and the ability to define your role, pursue your aspirations and shape your future within Hungary and beyond.

Business Unit Overview

The APAC Wealth Client Business sales team is responsible for our business strategy and distribution of BlackRock's products, including index products, open-end funds, closed-end funds, alternatives, and managed accounts, amongst others, working in partnership with institutions and financial intermediaries. We are responsible for day-to-day relationship management with key Wealth distribution partners to both sustain existing business and enable new growth.

We have teams across U.S. and Canada, EMEA, (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Asia Pacific, and Latin America.

Role Description

Reporting to the Wealth APAC Head of Sales Strategy and Planning within the COO function, we are looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual to be part of our Centre of Excellence in Budapest. The APAC Wealth Sales support position is an opportunity to gain a deep understanding of BlackRock products and services by supporting the Sales business including; COO, Sales, Capital Markets, Product and Portfolio Management, across the Asia Pacific region.

There is an opportunity to join the team and enhance our business efficiencies through taking responsibility for internal and external reporting as well as supporting the team's active and index fund governance responsibilities across the region. The successful candidate will be given considerable exposure to BlackRock's Wealth client business and will be encouraged to problem solve, innovate and share ideas with the broader team.

Key Responsibilities
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders and partners within APAC Wealth Client business and across all BlackRock
  • Support process re-design/improvement of automated reporting processes
  • Offer solutions and support various projects, including automation/standardization efforts and the evolution of reporting
  • Leverage data and feedback to help evolve report content and presentation
  • Understand flow of client, market and fund information across BlackRock and external data providers (such as FE fundinfo)
  • Synthesize data from multiple sources and regions to produce time sensitive monthly client view AUM reports for the APAC region
  • Partner with Capital Markets and Finance teams to produce regular AUM reports for Asia listed funds
  • Analyze exchange provided data, Bloomberg data and financial news to generate monthly competitor reporting
  • Monitor our global ETF, and in particular US ETF, offering in APAC to ensure compliance with local notification and registration requirements
  • Produce client requested ETF performance, holdings and composition reports
  • Oversee and ensure timely and accurate distribution of all deliverables, proactively communicating potential delays to clients
Knowledge/ Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience, preferably with a financial services firm
  • Strong interest in both technology and analytics
  • Familiar with handling and manipulating large data sets
  • Familiarity with Excel 2013 or newer
  • Fluency in English is required, proficiency in an Asian language a plus
  • Strongly Preferred: Excel VBA, SQL, Tableau, Bloomberg
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology and programming skills to develop solutions to speed up and scale processes for users
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good organizational skills, ability to manage priorities and meet hard deadlines
  • Ability to work efficiently and multi-task in a deadline-driven environment
  • Attention to detail and quality is essential
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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