BlackRock Employment – Fund Services Associate

Website BlackRock

Job Description:

As a Corporate Governance Authority, you will work closely with internal asset management teams and business partners to ensure communications operate effectively and to the highest standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that submissions are of a high standard and are suitable to provide to the Board and address key items;
  • Updating company records (both internal and Blueprint) and preparing templates, as well as reviewing and drafting documents and procedures;
  • Management of shareholder m eetings where appropriate;
  • Actively work to develop and improve various processes and controls in response to regulatory and industry changes, and as directed by the Boards and the business;
  • Ensure the highest level of corporate governance
  • Preparation of minutes and matters arising for the Boards or Committees;
  • Assist in ensuring that all terms of references are reviewed and updated (if required) on a regular basis and advising on corporate governance risks;
  • Support the strong governance and control framework in place across BlackRock Europe by adherence to the processes and procedures to meet all regulatory and statutory obligations;
  • Assist in monitoring and updating Board and Committee diaries;
  • Balance the business of a range of corporate entities by crafting agendas, preparing and distributing Board packs, completing matters arising and minutes and monitoring Board delegations policies;
  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with the Chairpersons and Directors of each entity for which you are responsible;

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with flexibility to adapt to shifting time expectations;
  • Ability to build positive connections across the business, operations and suppliers at all levels of management up to and including Board of Director level;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (strong minute taking ability required);
  • Prior Company Secretary experience is required
  • Company Secretary qualifications are not a pre-requisite;
  • Highly organized individual, with attention to detail and excellent personal time management skills;
  • Knowledge of the regulatory and corporate environment for UK/Lux funds is advantageous but not required.
  • Deep understanding and interest in investment instruments and markets is a plus; and
  • Familiarity and experience with Blueprint Software is an advantage;
  • Familiarity and experience with Diligent software is an advantage;

Job Details:

Company: BlackRock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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