Blackrock Job Openings – Compliance Analyst

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Job Description:

This role is part of our Implementations team within PCG. As a team member, you will primarily be responsible for interpreting and analyzing the investment guidelines of our clients and coding them into BlackRock’s compliance system. Our primary compliance system is Aladdin, PCG places compliance restrictions into the system using BlackRock’s proprietary coding language, which is similar to SQL.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participating in efficiency and improvement initiatives by providing ideas and suggestions on possible improvements to systems or processes
  • Maintaining Legal & Compliance Restricted Lists
  • New account coding – interpreting the client’s investment guidelines from the completed Investment Management Agreement (IMA) and implementing the required controls through use of compliance rules in BlackRock’s Aladdin platform
  • Manual test execution
  • Identifying coding issues
  • Guideline changes – supporting the process through which a client may change their investment guideline provisions over time, based on their preferences or market conditions. The coding (i.e., controls) may need to be updated in Aladdin to reflect the updated requirements for clients.
  • Becoming acquainted with BlackRock’s various Aladdin applications, trade flow process, and data environment
  • Crafting new system rules, improving existing compliance coding, and investigating or trouble shooting potential errors when needed

Job Requirements:

  • Coding experience within Compliance Monitoring tools (Aladdin, Sentinel, Charles River, In-House systems) (preferable)
  • Strong Microsoft Office knowledge
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and attention to detail
  • College Graduates with a background in Finance, IT or similar fields
  • Experience working in the investment management industry and knowledge of investment products strongly preferred.
  • Technical mindset to learn coding
  • Drive, high energy and sense of urgency
  • Comfortable working across multiple functions, geographies and partners with maturity and judgement
  • Aladdin suite experience desired
  • Solid communication skills
  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: Blackrock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Wilmington, DE, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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