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Portfolio Compliance, Monitoring Team, Analyst, Japan

BlackRock, Inc.
Tokyo, Japan
Closing date
Jul 24, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About this role

BlackRock is currently seeking professionals at the Analyst level to become part of our Portfolio Compliance Monitoring team.

The Portfolio Compliance Group (PCG) is a global team which sits within Global Accounting and Product Services (GAAPS), one of the core functions within Technology & Operations at BlackRock. PCG is responsible for implementing controls and processes to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory and portfolio guidelines. This relates to trading and investment guideline compliance, syndicate offering review, ERISA and Fiduciary monitoring, and Global Thresholds reporting.

The Monitoring Team is part of PCG and is responsible for investment guideline monitoring of both BlackRock investment funds and client mandates, Pre-trade and post-trade investment guideline exception investigation & resolution. They are working closely with portfolio management, trading, client business, legal, and other partners to ensure portfolio compliance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Investment guideline monitoring and manual test execution
  • Pre-trade and post-trade violation investigation & resolution
  • Identification of investment guideline coding issues
  • Becoming acquainted with BlackRock's various Aladdin applications, trade flow process, data environment and investment products
  • Investigating or troubleshooting potential errors when needed
  • Participating in efficiency and improvement initiatives by providing ideas and suggestions on possible improvements to systems or processes

Skills / Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field, background in finance or similar fields are preferred (but not required).
  • Understanding of economic concepts, knowledge of financial instruments and markets is a bonus.
  • Comfortable working across multiple functions, geographies and partners
  • Drive, high energy and sense of urgency.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, understanding of relational database concepts (including SQL) are beneficial.
  • Business fluency in English and Japanese is required.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and work ethic
  • Analytical mind and approach
  • Attention to details.
  • Dedicated approach to issue resolution
  • Ability to recognize individual and team objectives and goals.
  • Ability to facilitate compromise between conflicting requirements or points of view.

Manager Comments

The Portfolio Compliance Group at BlackRock is seeking outstanding candidates to join a vibrant and growing team. The team is essential within the organization and is a central link in the investment process. The position has significant opportunities for exposure with senior management and direct interaction with other partners of the firm.

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.

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 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. 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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn:

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

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