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BlackRock is currently seeking professionals at the Analyst level to become part of our Portfolio Compliance team.
Portfolio Compliance Group (PCG) is a global group which sits within Global Accounting and Product Services (GAAPS) one of the core functions within the Business Operations Group at BlackRock. PCG is responsible for implementing controls & processes, to ensure we are portfolio compliant aligned with all applicable regulatory and portfolio issued guidelines. This relates to trading and investments, including Aladdin pre-and post-trade compliance and non-Aladdin trading compliance; global syndicate offering review; ERISA & Fiduciary monitoring, and Global Thresholds reporting.
This role sits in the Disclosures Reporting Team and primarily focuses on monitoring and reporting of major shareholdings, short selling activities, Takeover Panel transactions and fund systemic risk reports to regulators across the world. The remit of the role covers all major global investments. We are also responsible for disclosing and reporting various information to fund boards and clients, including sub-advised clients.
You like to:
Work in a culture that is fast paced, high intensity environment, and hands-on engagement at all levels
Build strong relationships with colleagues from Portfolio Management, Institutional Client Business, Legal & Compliance, and Investment Stewardship and works closely with Business Operations and Technology
Learn about numerous global regulatory regimes and jurisdictions, and stay up to date on regulatory changes that may impact the team
Tackle and solve complex problems in an ever-changing environment, with a target on process optimization, data & technology in a pragmatic approach.
Your daily tasks may include:
Reviewing system reports of shareholdings against trade movements, and reporting holdings that have reached prescribed thresholds
Prioritizing and submitting of necessary disclosures in an accurate and timely manner & maintaining clear records of all filings and communications
Identifying holdings that are approaching prescribed threshold limits and engaging portfolio managers globally in order to allocate limited investment capacity, ensuring the best possible outcome for our clients
Working with partners to improve processes and controls that build capacity and scale, and supporting automation
Monitoring overall data collection status from various global functional teams
Preparing monthly and quarterly Sub-Advised client certificates, in accordance with client guidelines and various SEC regulations
Building and validating detailed daily, monthly, and quarterly cross trade reports
Performing ad-hoc analysis for the Client Service Management team and sub-advised clients
Maintaining procedures across all processes to ensure high-level quality control
Communicating with regulators and internal legal counsel regarding complex, sensitive topics
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field (preferred but not required)
Experience in working with and building strong and positive relationships with both internal and external partners
Strong control / risk mitigation mentality; ability to apply solid judgement as to when to raise issues.
Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and strong IT skills, including experience with Visual Basic and SQL (preferable)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey complex concepts simply and clearly to target audience
Focus on continuous improvement and process innovation.
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of September 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.96 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock |
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.