Thursday , February 9 2023

BlackRock Careers – Cash & Asset Operations Analyst

Website BlackRock

Job Description:

The GIO Cash & Asset Operations Team is a dedicated group of professionals who ensure that all BlackRock cash & position data are accurate for critical processes including investment management, analytics, compliance, and regulatory. Our team provides information services and solutions in support of all BlackRock and BlackRock Solutions businesses. The roles and responsibilities will include actively managing risk and exposure for BlackRock by ensuring the investment book of record reconciled with external prime record holders daily. The role requires an understanding of the mechanics of the reconciliation process, exception management, troubleshooting issues, driving innovative enhancements, data analysis, maintaining documentation, assisting management in leading processes, and recommending improvements to ensure efficient and accurate processes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal/external stakeholders to ensure issues are being appropriately reviewed and progressing to completion
  • Maintain accurate process documents and train team members to ensure holistic understanding
  • Ability to evaluate systems, procedures and make recommendations for improvement
  • Participate in various efficiency and capacity-building initiatives, including automation/ standardization efforts
  • Understand and adhere to all regulatory requirements impacting the reconciliation process
  • Ensure accuracy of published cash figures
  • Review cash & asset position exceptions daily including researching differences and resolving them in an accurate and timely manner
  • Develop expertise around team control mechanisms and reporting
  • Accurately record metrics related to responsibilities to enable management to have a good view of team productivity and efficiency
  • Actively managing risk and exposure for BlackRock by ensuring BlackRock manufactured income obligations are being met daily.
  • Actively participate in all team meetings including review of key risk and process indicators
  • Identify and coordinate escalation of priority issues
  • Demonstrate full understanding of the trade life cycle
  • Understand upstream processes impactful to the reconciliation and develop ability to correlate the effect of change
  • Data analysis enhancing transparency, decision drivers and efficiency
  • Where appropriate, validate, confirm and settle manufactured income reclaims for Security Lending funds.
  • Ensure reconciliations are successfully completed and troubleshoot any discrepancies

Job Requirements:

  • Attention to detail to ensure a high degree of accuracy for all deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively articulate solutions to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to multi-task and balance requests without losing sight of overall objectives and deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, rapid changing, deadline driven environment
  • Expertise in Microsoft office products with an emphasis on Excel
  • Exceptional decision-making skills and ability to communicate effectively with senior management
  • Ability to work in a team environment and build strong relationships with colleagues and external contacts
  • Strong, effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of financial instruments is preferred
  • Organized approach to ensure follow up on outstanding issues and identify appropriate action to be taken

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree – concentration in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics is preferred

Job Details:

Company: BlackRock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Wilmington, DE, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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