Associate, Business Operations Associate, Business Operations …

BlackRock
in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Permanent, Full time
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BlackRock
in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Not Specified
About this role Would you like to use your diverse background to make an impact on the clients we service in a culture that flourishes on quality, innovation, dedication, and accountability? Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Then look no

About this role

Would you like to use your diverse background to make an impact on the clients we service in a culture that flourishes on quality, innovation, dedication, and accountability? Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Then look no further! BlackRock is pursuing an Associate or Vice President, to join the Latin America Business Operations team in Mexico City. As an experienced professional, this position supports a complex and fast-paced fund business in a dynamic and evolving environment.



About BlackRock

At BlackRock we strive to empower our employees and actively engage your involvement in our success. With over USD $6 trillion of assets we have an outstanding responsibility: our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for university, buy a home and improve their financial well-being. Experience what it feels like to be part of an organization that makes a difference! For additional information on BlackRock, please visit: www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock



Team Overview

The Latin America Business Operations team sits within Global Accounting and Product Services (GAAPS), one of the core functions within the Business Operations & Technology Group at BlackRock. Our remit includes product oversight and client services related to the locally offered solutions across the region, including iShares ETFs, Alternatives, Mutual Funds and Separate Managed Accounts.

The team supports various groups associated with the lifecycle of products and services offered, collaborating with internal BlackRock teams of Portfolio Management, Investments, Portfolio Compliance, AML, Onboarding, Legal & Compliance, Sales, Trade Operations, Financial Reporting and Fund Accounting teams. Our goal is to create an efficient operating model to support the complex regulatory framework and emerging best practices.



Role & Responsibility

  • Oversight of the local Alternatives products (CerPIs, CKDs), by defining and executing an optimal and risk-controlled operating model;
  • Partner with key partners in order to improve the execution related to investments, portfolio management, reconciliations, NAV oversight, fund accounting & taxes, daily and periodical reporting (market data, market announcements, financial reporting);
  • Build partnerships with external ecosystem by interacting with trustees, custodians, fund accountants, auditors, legal and tax advisors, stock exchanges, central depositories, price vendors, independent valuators, shareholders;
  • Define and implement effective controls to the BAU processes;
  • Lead all aspects of compliance processes (internal and external) and reports;
  • Consistently perform risk assessments and drive improvements to existing controls and procedures;
  • Create and follow up on Key Performance Indicators implemented with our service providers;
  • Oversee external fund administration, accounting and financial reporting produced by third parties and oversee the external audit to financial reports;
  • Assist in the management (review and approval) of fund operating expenses, lead all aspects of and coordinate processing in accordance to internal procedures;
  • Participate in projects which can be due to the change management of the products and services provided locally.


Knowledge/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in accounting, business management, finance, economics or equivalent.
  • Ideal candidate will have proven experience of 5+ years in the financial industry, asset management ideally, with knowledge of the Mexican markets regulation applicable to publicly listed in stock exchanges products and market practices.
  • Strong understanding of the structuring of publicly traded investment vehicles, such as CerPIs and CKDs; accounting, valuation, tax and overall investment process.
  • High performing experience in operations and fund administration functions.
  • Highly computer-literate, with advanced Microsoft Office skills.


Competencies:

  • Fluency (written and oral) in both English and Spanish required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Builds working partnerships with all levels of the firm;
  • Excellent attention to detail, as well as the ability to produce accurate work and spots mistakes/errors and makes appropriate corrections;
  • Works effectively to plan and prioritize responsibilities including ongoing and ad hoc projects simultaneously;
  • Self-motivated, determined to achieve goals and works hard to meet those goals.

About BlackRock

BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | 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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