The Financial Markets Advisory business advises financial institutions, regulators and government entities on their most critical and complex financial issues – from bank stress-testing to unwinding a portfolio of assets to crafting and executing bond purchase programs to support the economy.
We leverage BlackRock’s Aladdin® technology and the firm’s sophisticated capital markets, risk analytics, data management and financial modeling capabilities to deliver results-oriented consulting and advisory services, while maintaining an information barrier from the rest of the firm.
Since our founding, we have completed over 500 assignments for more than 280 clients in 37 countries. Our professionals work out of all three BlackRock regions (Americas, EMEA, APAC), allowing us to serve clients in all locations and time zones and respond to urgent needs as they arise.
Life at BlackRock
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Our business provides four services:
Portfolio Construction and Balance Sheet Solutions, including Sustainability and Climate Risk Advisory
Capital Markets & Transaction Support
Data, Analytics & Financial Modeling
Enterprise Risk & Regulatory Advisory.
We partner with:
Internally: We leverage BlackRock’s Aladdin technology and the firm’s sophisticated capital markets, risk analytics, data management and financial modeling capabilities to deliver results-oriented consulting and advisory services, while maintaining a stringent information barrier from the rest of the firm.
Externally: We engage with financial institutions, regulators, central banks and governments, providing consultancy services to institutions in both the public and private sector.
What will you do as an analyst?
Learn about financial institutions, markets, and the key financial issues of the time
Develop deep practitioner insight and leading research capabilities
Be afforded a diverse professional experience with broad reach across the public and private sectors, interacting with clients to present results, address requests and questions.
Develop analytics and data management skills by leveraging state-of-the-art technology, modeling expertise, and a global risk analytics platform.
Build an understanding of regulation and enterprise risk management practices
Play a key role on multi-disciplinary project teams including financial experts, market practitioners and technologists, assisting in leading project progress and executing key action items.
Build and deploy subject matter expertise across a range of themes in order to help clients achieve their objectives, including bank balance sheets, capital markets, data and analytics, etc.
Hone a disciplined advisory approach and flexible delivery model to support our clients.
What capabilities are we looking for?
Excellent problem-solving abilities and intellectual curiosity
Meticulous attention to detail and strong sense of initiative and ownership
Effective communication and presentation skills
An aptitude for analytical work and a structured approach to sophisticated analysis
Proven project management skill in executing multi-faceted assignments
Strong willingness to perform work as part of a hardworking international team
Interest in financial institutions and capital markets
Quantitative coursework and familiarity with programming languages is a plus.
Your learning & development will include:
Developing analytical skills by performing quantitative analyses in support of client engagements and synthesising the results in client presentations and pitch materials.
Gaining a deep understanding of data, analytics, and modeling using BlackRock's proprietary technology and relevant programming languages build, improve, and execute projects in a scalable manner.
Full-Time Analyst Programme
The Full-Time Analyst Programme is a multi-year experiential journey designed to empower and support Analysts in connecting their personal passions and strengths to BlackRock’s mission, principles and purpose. The program begins with an orientation to learn about our purpose, business and strategic priorities – all while gaining insights into the day-to-day life of an Analyst at BlackRock.
Following orientation, Analysts join their team and stay connected with colleagues across the globe through ongoing training and professional development. This programme offers Analysts the chance to have a lasting impact on the firm and contribute to our greater collective purpose to help more and more people experience financial well-being.
Candidates should have less than 18 months of directly relevant, full-time work experience and be graduating from an undergraduate or master’s degree programme between January 2019 and December 2021.