Data Operations - Pricing Operations Analyst - SEA Data Operations - Pricing Operations Analyst - SEA …

in Seattle, WA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Seattle, WA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Data Operations - Pricing Operations Analyst - SEA

About this role

DP&S - Analyst (Pricing Operations)

The Pricing Operations Group is responsible for the collection and validation of market prices for all assets and liabilities held in managed portfolios, as well as for the distribution of those prices to accounting agents and custodians, where appropriate. Responsibilities also include oversight of third-party accounting agents and custodian security pricing methodologies for proprietary commingled products, as well as daily verification of OTC derivative valuations. In addition, the team collects a wide range of market data including FX rates, interest rates, inflation levels, mortgage data and volatility data.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality client service externally and internally.  Address inquiries, perform controls, resolve problems, and mitigate risks for clients and internal BlackRock partners

  • Learn the intricacies of the Aladdin end to end investment platform

  • Gain broad experience for how Pricing and Economy data is used by internal and external stakeholders and how the data applies to equity, fixed income, and derivative instruments

  • Investigate and resolve complex and intricate issues and perform ad-hoc analysis of large data sets while meeting tight deadlines

  • Initiate and drive platform and process innovations to support new business needs, minimize risk, improve quality, and navigate changing markets

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred; experience in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering disciplines additive

  • Skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Knowledge of Aladdin, SQL, Python a plus

  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills including ability to function effectively within a fast-paced environment and ability to multitask

  • Proven track record in delivering on projects with little oversight

  • Strong financial and quantitative abilities, including attention to detail and affinity for data analysis

  • Understanding of over-the-counter derivative markets and/or derivative valuation theory is preferred

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to deliver presentations, coordinate across the firm, and work in a different location than other team members

  • Sound judgment, professionalism and discretion

  • Ability to function effectively under tight deadlines and constraints

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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