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GAAPS - Portfolio Compliance Group
Portfolio Compliance Monitoring
Portfolio Compliance Monitoring Associate
Technology & Operations
The Portfolio Compliance Group (PCG) is a global team within the Business Operations department at BlackRock. The team is responsible for implementing controls and processes to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory and portfolio guidelines.
The team fulfills this mission primarily by extracting, analyzing, coding and monitoring client, regulatory and internal investment guidelines on the firm's Aladdin system. The team is engaged with and provides services to many other departments and functions across the firm, including: portfolio management, trading, client services, technology, operations and legal.
Responsibilities are dynamic, but typically include:
Pre-trade and Post-trade violation investigation & resolution
Manual test execution
Identification of coding issues
Account coding and coding reviews
New account on-boarding activities
Becoming acquainted with BlackRock's various Aladdin applications, trade flow process, and data environment
Designing new system rules, enhancing existing compliance coding, and investigating or troubleshooting potential errors when needed
Participating in efficiency and improvement initiatives by providing ideas and suggestions on possible enhancements to systems or processes
Leading or managing strategic projects and initiatives
Exposure to multiple business groups and investment products across BlackRock globally
Daily interaction with key business groups such as portfolio management, trading and client service professionals
Opportunity to take responsibility and ownership for both individual projects and team goals
Visibility in being a PCG service champion for both internal and external clients
Exposure to global regulatory jurisdictions and frameworks
Growth and development within a truly global team and firm
Knowledge / Experience:
College graduates with a background in finance or similar fields are preferred. Knowledge of financial instruments and markets is beneficial. Although not required, knowledge of programming languages (such as Visual Basic, C++, or Java) and an understanding of relational database concepts (including SQL) are beneficial.
Skills / Qualifications:
Strong IT Skills
College Graduates with a background in finance or similar fields
Strong communication skills
Ability to self-manage workloads and work to deadlines
Strong team player
Analytical mind and approach
Attention to detail
Pro-active approach to issue resolution
Ability to recognize individual and team objectives and goals
Ability to facilitate compromise between conflicting requirements or points of view
The Portfolio Compliance Group at BlackRock is seeking outstanding candidates to join a vibrant and growing team. The team is critical within the organization and is a central link in the investment process. The position has significant visibility with senior management and direct interaction with other stakeholders of the firm.
Travel : No
Direct Reports: No
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