Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Analyst Programme

Portfolio Analytics

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The Portfolio Analytics Group (PAG) within BlackRock Solutions delivers analytics that provide transparency to each client's whole portfolio on Aladdin®. The group uses world-class data, financial models and technology to create actionable insights for investment and client teams. Analysts develop a broad understanding of finance, clients, and technology; they learn to navigate all groups at BlackRock to solve business problems.

Life at BlackRock

Wonder what it’s really like to work at BlackRock? Our employees from offices all over the world share their thoughts on what makes our culture so special and unlike any other financial services firm – and what’s kept them here.

Our team is known for

  • Problem solving: We partner with investment, risk and client-facing teams to understand their business problems and provide differentiated, creative solutions using Aladdin analytics
  • Innovation: We sit at the intersection of finance and technology. We conceptualise, design and implement new capabilities to ensure that Aladdin remains the best platform for clients to understand and manage portfolios and risk
  • Centralised & scalable operating platform: Aladdin is a global investment platform that helps us solve problems in a scalable and efficient manner.

As an analyst you will

  • Gain a broad understanding of analytics, markets, and Aladdin’s capabilities.
  • Utilise analytical models, reports and large scale data processing tools to help investment teams and clients manage their portfolio risk, exposure and performance.
  • Perform special analyses in response to market events, new business needs and client needs.
  • Contribute to the creating, testing and roll-out to risk managers of financial models, analytics and reporting for new security types and products.
  • Provide rapid response tactical solutions leveraging critical thinking, programming skills and creativity
  • Coordinate with colleagues globally, across cross- functional teams.
    Engineer processes and enhance tools to deliver analytics and support BlackRock’s Aladdin technology infrastructure.
  • Improve operational efficiencies to enable scalable business growth
  • Work with technology and analytics groups across BlackRock to build and deliver scalable customised solutions leveraging Aladdin APIs and the Aladdin Data Sciences platform.

Job description

This programme is for candidates in their final year of study and obtaining their bachelor’s degree or their master’s degree with less than 18 months' relevant full-time work experience.

The Analyst Programme is a two-year programme designed to acclimate and train new hires. It also provides the foundation for core professional skills that will allow them to succeed in their roles and begin building their peer networks. The programme begins with a Global Analyst orientation in New York which helps to build a knowledge base, prepares analysts for their role at BlackRock and creates a peer network.

Analysts will hear from a number of senior leaders and market experts on a variety of topics including business fundamentals, BlackRock’s culture, strategic priorities, and leadership principles. You will participate in activities that will illustrate the importance of diversity, professionalism and what it means to be a fiduciary as well as having more role-specific training.


How to Apply

After you have clicked the below apply link please select Analyst – EMEA. As you progress through the application you will then be able to select the specific area you would like to apply to.

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Opportunity Overview

  • December 1st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • London, Edinburgh and Budapest
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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