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Location: Skyline AFI Home, 88, Kneza Milosa, МЗ Западни Врачар, Београд (Савски венац), Savski Venac Urban Municipality, City of Belgrade, Central Serbia, 11000, Serbia Posted: May 16, 2024

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About this role

We are seeking a candidate to work within the Aladdin Client Transformations - Operations Practice team supporting the implementation of investment operations workflows to external clients. You will work closely with partner teams and the client acting as a subject matter authority and primary point of contact, providing mentorship on standard processes and supporting a smooth implementation!

About the role:

  • Be responsible for the delivery of investment operations workflows, including trade confirmations/settlements, Margin/Collateral management, reconciliations, asset servicing etc. for implementations.
  • Partner closely with clients to build and share knowledge relating to Aladdin functionality, workflows, and market-standard methodologies
  • Build strong internal relationships within Aladdin Client Business, and the wider BlackRock globally, in support of your clients
  • Participation in department strategic projects
  • People manager responsibilities, including 1:1s, development and oversight of team activities.

About you:

  • 3+ years of work experience in the financial services industry
  • Familiarity with operational workflows i.e. trade matching and settlements, collateral and margin management, corporate actions and reconciliations
  • Solid understanding and engagement with third-party trade execution, settlement/confirmation platforms, market data vendors and understanding of equity, fixed income and derivative markets is a plus
  • Strong understanding of project lifecycle
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey sophisticated concepts simply and clearly to clients
  • High-reaching approach to large, sophisticated projects, with a flair for problem-solving
  • Self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced, high-intensity environment and works well as part of a multi-disciplinary distributed team but also can take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to travel and be on-site with clients at various stages of an implementation
  • Experience working on large agile implementations

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Prior people manager/leadership experience
  • Business Analyst and/or Project management experience
  • Experience with SQL, UNIX, or similar tools, and/or Aladdin
  • Exposure and/or engagement on prior Aladdin implementation(s)

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

About BlackRock

BlackRock is an investment company that offers its services to institutions, intermediaries, foundations, and individual investors.

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