Associate/Vice President, Portfolio Management - Index Products

Employer
BlackRock
Location
San Francisco, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 18, 2022
Closes
Jul 18, 2022
Ref
15479804
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®.

For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

We are a fiduciary to our clients, which means we look out for their best interests. And we apply that same philosophy for our employees. As a purpose-driven company, we want to empower our people to make a difference outside of the office, and social impact plays a key role in the way BlackRock gives back.

We believe financial security is key to long-term wellbeing, so we focus on helping people living on low-to-moderate incomes build financial security and opportunity.

Each year, employee-led initiatives positively contribute to our local communities through volunteerism and grant-supported partnerships

Business Unit Overview:

BlackRock's ETFs and Index Investments team manages more than $5.3 trillion in global passive equity assets across Global Developed Markets, Emerging Markets, Commodities and REITs. The group offers passive equity investors one of the industry's broadest arrays of investment choices, including ETFs (iShares), commingled funds, mutual funds and separate accounts. Our clients include corporate pension plans, public pension plans, central banks, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors.

BlackRock's investment teams are staffed with professionals who have significant experience within their respective markets. Our portfolio teams manage assets for institutional and individual investors alike. Accordingly, all our clients benefit from our portfolio management expertise and risk management analytics. All our portfolio managers leverage the expertise of other investment teams through the strength of a shared research, trading and risk management platform.

Role Overview:

BlackRock is seeking a Portfolio Manager to join the San Francisco or Atlanta based ETF and Index Investments team. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of index equity portfolio management in index equity portfolios or index asset allocation portfolios. He/she will have the opportunity to further develop product and operational knowledge, all within a collaborative environment of supportive colleagues.

Responsibilities include:

Perform daily portfolio management tasks; daily liquidity management, portfolio re-balancing, corporate action analysis, client activity; risk and performance monitoring - ensuring portfolios are positioned within investment parameters and guidelines and track within performance expectations

Engage with global teams to identify and drive process improvements that lower risk and increase efficiency

Participate in project work and systems testing

Establish portfolio management practices that can be shared globally

Skills/Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

Knowledge of and interest in index portfolio management, risk models, index construction methodologies, or asset allocation strategies including target date funds

Passion for investing and a continuous desire to learn more about financial markets and fund management

Strong technical aptitude with an interest in technology solutions related to portfolio management, trading and data analytics. Python, SQL, or any coding experience or desire to learn is preferred

Experience with Aladdin tools and knowledge of Aladdin data sources are a plus

Forward thinking with attention to detail and desire to improve and standardize processes

Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments while producing high quality work in a demanding, fast-paced environment

High degree of professional discretion, integrity, and judgement

Excellent verbal and written communication, teamwork, and relationship-building skills

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.

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

We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.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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