BlackRock BRS Portfolio Analytics Group, Market Analytics, Vice President

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 29 Sep 16

BlackRock BRS Portfolio Analytics Group, Market Analytics, Vice President

The Market Analytics group closely monitors new market developments and coordinates development of analytic models underpinning risk management analytics produced at BlackRock. The group also contributes to the production of analytics and the delivery of analytical content to portfolio and risk management professionals both within and outside BlackRock. Given the diversity of business objectives among BlackRock Solutions clients and within BlackRock itself, the models developed and supported by the Market Analytics team span a wide array of financial, liquidity and regulatory products. We offer a dynamic, team-oriented environment with tremendous learning and growth potential.

Job Purpose:

Drive Aladdin's regulatory analytics platform forward as part of the Market Analytics - Enterprise Analytics and Reporting team. Define vision for the future of Aladdin's regulatory capabilities and guide analytical initiatives from conception to launch. Sitting at the intersection of client-facing, technology, and financial modeling teams, the Market Analytics group has a unique opportunity to anticipate needs and shape the future of Aladdin's analytics and make a real impact on internal and external clients around the globe.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and deploying analytic and reporting solutions to meet various financial regulatory requirements facing BlackRock and external clients
  • Develop a deep understanding of the local financial regulations that affect investment risk management in the EMEA region, which countries are impacted and what are the upcoming compliance timelines
  • Serve as the product liaison to internal groups across BlackRock (e.g. Portfolio Analytics, Client Analytics, Risk & Quantitative Analysis, and Portfolio Management Group) as well as external clients on regulatory and enterprise analytics and reporting topics
  • Develop subject matter expertise in and help expand our existing capabilities around liquidity, counterparty risk, and market surveillance tools
  • Leverage new technology to deliver tailored and innovative solutions
  • Know the competitive landscape and understand the important gaps between Aladdin's capabilities and competitors
  • Work closely with the Financial Modeling Group and play an active role in coordination of analytics releases, including testing and validation of new models and analytics, developing deployment plans, creating documentation for the changes, and communicating and explaining new capabilities to the internal and external client base

    Knowledge/ Experience required:

  • Good understanding of financial concepts, products and markets
  • Strong quantitative skills are a must
  • A technical background and/or willingness to embrace technology
  • Problem-solving and organizational skills, including the ability to multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail
  • Ability to work and deliver results independently