Associate, Portfolio Management (Mexico City) Associate, Portfolio Management (Mexico City) …

in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Nov 20
in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Nov 20
Associate, Portfolio Management (Mexico City)

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.

Role description:

This is an Associate position within the Mexico Portfolio Management Group - Global Fixed Income team. The candidate will report to the Mexico Head of Fixed Income & Multi Asset Strategies and will work closely with portfolio managers and the Risk & Quantitative Analysis (RQA) team in assessing credit opportunities and making investment recommendations.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Conduct fundamental and quantitative credit research to ultimately make investment recommendations to portfolio management team

  • Filter sources of information to develop long term, well-researched investment theses on sectors and issuers

  • Analyze economic and political drivers that impact a borrower's credit quality and assessing relative value

  • Ensure robust monitoring of credit events that may impact credit worthiness of an issuer

  • Build historical and projected financial models, analyze key financial and operational metrics, develop deep valuation.

  • For existing investments held in portfolios, supervise corporate debt issuer concentration daily, highlighting compliance with investment guidelines and noting that allocations remain within regulatory limits

  • Engage with management teams, risk teams, industry sources (including ratings agencies), sell-side analysts, and investment professionals.

  • Lead reoccurring RQA & Investments team meeting to review issuers, credit events, or activities that could affect a company's credit risk

  • Communicate credit opinions to external clients to the extent required, partnering with Sales teams

  • Other Portfolio Management activities may include:

    • Support in day to day management of corporate bond portfolios

    • Produce performance attribution and ad-hoc analysis to alpha PMs

Skills, experience and education:

  • BA/BS required; progress toward CFA a plus

  • Deep knowledge of Mexican and international corporate bond market

  • Specialist in credit/financial statement analysis, with specific experience analyzing companies and in corporate bond securities

  • Sophisticated financial analysis and modelling skills

  • Entrepreneurial and ambitious nature, driven to excel in all aspects of the analytical process and in assessing opportunities in the corporate bond space

  • Inquisitive and analytically minded with a logical and detailed work ethic

  • Must possess the desire and ability to work in a team-orientated environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Very strong proficiency in English (oral and written communication)

  • Fluent in Spanish

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

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 September 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.81 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.  

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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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