BlackRock - Trading Operations

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 01 Oct 16

BlackRock - Trading Operations

Technology & Operations

Investment Operations: Is responsible for the development of the firm's operating infrastructure to support BlackRock's investment businesses worldwide. IO establishes and coordinates operational processes and procedures internally and externally with clients, custodians, prime brokers, broker-dealers and other vendors and is responsible for managing BlackRock's broker-dealer and custodian bank relationships.

Team Overview

The Trade Operations Team is responsible for the affirmation, confirmation and settlement of transactions with counterparties and custodians. General functions include the research and resolution of exceptions and DK's, communication of trade details and allocations to counterparties, custodians and fund accountants, and processing of TBA allocations. Day to day management of dealer and custody relationships is a key focus as well as fostering globally consistent trade confirmation and processing, enhancing operational control and reporting, eliminating risk and servicing internal and external constituents to re-affirm expectations and deliver superior client service.

Role Responsibility

  • Route trade details/ portfolio allocations & receive written or electronic trade confirmation from counterparties daily.
  • Confirm and affirm & settle transactions with counter parties across all product sectors.
  • Coordinate with dealer community on STP efforts to further automate confirmation process.
  • Build relationship with Trading & PM teams to ensure smooth functioning
  • Build relationship with Counterparties & Custodians to ensure smooth confirmation & settlement of trades


  • 10 - 15 years of relevant experience
    BS/BA in business, finance or related field
  • Previous experience of working in a global organization preferred
    Understanding of financial markets and related instruments
  • A strong emphasis on time management in addition to being well organized and detail -oriented
  • Team player with attention to details, problem solving abilities, and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi task
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and an aptitude for learning new applications
  • The ability to perform effectively in an environment of rapid and continual change

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