Pricing Operations Associate - DEL Pricing Operations Associate - DEL …

BlackRock
in Wilmington, DE, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Nov 20
Competitive
BlackRock
in Wilmington, DE, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Nov 20
Competitive
Pricing Operations Associate - DEL
Description

About this role

Team Overview

Data & AI ensures that all portfolio information (Core Enterprise Data) necessary for the investment management process is complete, accurate, timely and effectively controlled using the latest technology and tools. Data & AI provides information services and solutions in support of all BlackRock and BlackRock Solutions businesses.

The Pricing & Economy 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.

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 partners 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


Knowledge/Experience:

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

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

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

  • Consistent record in delivering on projects with little oversight

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

  • 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 optimally 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

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.  

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter:  @blackrock | 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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