Securities Lending Trader, Associate Securities Lending Trader, Associate …

in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Securities Lending Trader, Associate

About this role

What team will you be on?

Our traders execute a significant role in relation to alpha generation for scientific, fundamental and index based products. Traders partner with portfolio managers to optimize returns through a variety of trade types. Traders represent our firm for a selective group of markets or asset classes and are the primary owner of BlackRock's relationship with top tier prime brokerage firms. In this fast paced and multifaceted environment, BlackRock is a pioneer of using quantitative techniques and sophisticated models to maximize the performance of its Securities Lending business.

We are actively searching for a Securities Lending Trader to join our team based in New York.

What will you be doing?

  • Trading the International Equity Securities Lending book.

  • Maximize revenue through active trading strategies based on analysis of companies, sectors, and market variables.

  • Run, maintain and build out counterparty lending relationships.

  • Forward thinking active trading ability is a must, with outstanding people and relationship leadership skills equally as important.

  • Run daily risk exposures with strong attention to even the smallest details.

  • Leverage technical and quantitative skills to improve trading performance, including working closely with researchers and developers to build best in class quantitative and technological solutions.

  • Analyze book performance and market trends, providing commentary to management and investment teams Coordinate with other traders across our Global team to ensure consistency of our trading strategy.

  • Build working relationships with operations teams, including understanding their daily process and helping drive efficiencies to improve revenue, performance and mitigate risks.

What are we looking for?

  • University degree educated.

  • 2-5 years of professional experience. Trading experience preferred but not required.

  • Experience in securities lending or any form of financing is helpful.

  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity in financial markets, an appetite for consistent learning is a must, experience and/or knowledge of International markets is helpful.

  • Consistent record multitasking and ability to meet tight deadlines. High level of energy, drive and self-motivation. Analytical approach, with clear, logical & structured thought process

  • Great teammate who can also work autonomously Excellent communication, relationship management and negotiation skills

  • Advanced experience with Excel. Proficiency in one or more of (SQL, Python, VBA, Business Objects) preferred - will give equal consideration to candidates without expertise but with an aptitude and desire to become proficient

  • Self-motivation, a strong worth ethic, and positive attitude are required as well as the ability to listen and respond in a work environment that is dynamically and constantly changing

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.

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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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