Associate, Analytics & Quantitative Solutions (New York) Associate, Analytics & Quantitative Solutions (New  …

BlackRock
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Competitive
BlackRock
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Competitive
Associate, Analytics & Quantitative Solutions (New York)
Description

About this role

Elevate your career by joining the world's largest asset manager! Thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance! We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively engage your involvement in our success.

The Analytics & Quantitative Solutions team within the Aladdin Business is responsible for delivering high-impact solutions to our clients' most complex investment, risk and business challenges, as well as expanding and enhancing Aladdin's analytics capabilities through research and innovation, leveraging the collective intelligence of the Aladdin client community. Each team member is tasked with understanding market and investment practice trends along with client needs, and proactively offering new and comprehensive solutions leveraging Aladdin analytics and data. The associate within the Analytics & Quantitative Solutions team will play a leadership role in driving solutions to complex investment and risk management problems, including leading the design and execution of analytics solutions projects and initiatives.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

The Analytics and Quantitative Solutions team is seeking to hire an Associate, based in the New York office, who will focus on building impactful solutions for clients using Aladdin. This person will work closely with partner teams including Client Engagement, Financial Modeling, and Product Management to evolve the analytics capabilities across Fixed Income, Equity, and Alternative asset classes and deliver them to our clients in a scalable way.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Lead the design and execution of tailored and ad-hoc investment and risk analyses, driving solutions to complex problems

  • Lead market, industry, and analytics solutions discussion with prospects as part of the pre-sales process

  • Lead the team in developing solutions to client and prospective client use cases

  • Institutionalize solutions to client problems in Aladdin

  • Contribute to or lead the formulation of and execution of analytical solutions and thought leadership initiatives and publications, addressing industry challenges, and showcasing Aladdin capabilities and solutions

  • Drive Aladdin analytics, modeling and investment tools enhancements by synthesizing client feedback and requests to create well-defined and fully scoped development items

  • Participate in firm-wide analytics initiatives and/or strategic partner relationship initiatives

  • Design and lead the engagement strategy for key modeling and analytics capabilities

  • Provide guidance on resolving complex analytics inquiries to Client Engagement, Client Services and Analytics Production teams

  • Coordinate and communicate cross-functional activities and dependencies with partner teams across BlackRock


QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in financial services, financial technology or consulting. Strong subject matter expertise and strong interest in equity, fixed income, or alternatives desirable.

  • Academic degree in Finance, Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business Management, or other quantitative field of study.

  • CFA/FRM designation is desirable though not required.

  • Programming skills in one of the popular data science/scripting languages (e.g. Python or R) are strongly desirable.

  • Knowledge of various analytics systems/tools and their underlying analytical models is desirable, including familiarity with Excel, PowerPoint, and Power BI.

  • Superior communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear and simple way to clients and other stakeholders.

  • Keen interest in financial markets and ability to comprehend the impact of market events.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and experience understanding/solving complex challenges.

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, work well as part of a team, well-organized, and can manage multiple priorities.

  • Client-focused mentality and willingness to take on additional responsibility.


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.

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 careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/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.
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