BlackRock Internship – Compliance Associate

Website BlackRock

Job Description:

This role sits in the Implementations team and primarily focuses on interpreting and analyzing the client’s investment guidelines and coding them in BlackRock’s compliance system. The primary compliance system is within the Aladdin network, and PCG places compliance restrictions into the system using BlackRock’s proprietary coding language, which is similar to SQL.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Guideline changes – Clients will often change their investment guideline provisions over time, based on their preferences or market conditions.
  • PCG supports the changes made by amending the rule assignments to fall in line with the updated requirements that were requested by the client
  • Participating in efficiency and improvement initiatives by providing ideas and suggestions on possible improvements to systems or processes
  • Knowledgeable with BlackRock’s various Aladdin applications, trade flow process, and data environment
  • Troubleshooting potential errors when needed
  • New account coding – As new accounts are on-boarded PCG is tasked with interpreting the clients Investment Management Agreement (‘IMA’) and translating these guidelines into code through the use of compliance rules in the Aladdin platform
  • Maintenance of Legal & Compliance Restricted Lists
  • Identification of coding issues
  • Crafting new system rules, improving existing compliance coding

Job Requirements:

  • Drive, high energy and sense of urgency
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Comfortable working across multiple functions, geographies and partners with maturity and judgement
  • Experience in the investment management industry and of investment products
  • Familiarity with programming languages (especially SQL) is a plus
  • Experience of coding within Compliance Monitoring tools (Aladdin, Sentinel, Charles River, In-House systems) (preferred)
  • Experience with Aladdin suite of applications (preferred but not required)
  • Background in finance or similar fields are preferred. Knowledge of financial instruments and markets is a bonus
  • Bachelors degree or higher in a related field (preferred)

Job Details:

Company: BlackRock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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