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Associate, Equity Investment Risk


BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: | LinkedIn: .

Job Description:
Business Overview
BlackRock’s Risk & Quantitative Analysis (RQA) group provides independent oversight of BlackRock’s fiduciary and enterprise risks. Our principal responsibility is to ensure that the risks in BlackRock’s portfolios are fully understood by our portfolio managers, senior management and are consistent with clients’ objectives. We also help to create “state-of-the-practice" quantitative models and analytics that help inform risk taking and portfolio construction across the firm. RQA team members tackle real-world problems, using quantitative analysis and a multi-disciplinary skillset to provide tangible solutions in the investment management process.

What the RQA group at BlackRock has:
The opportunity to provide real world solutions that help preserve and protect the hopes and dreams of (literally) billions of people around the world
Over $6 trillion in assets that we help risk manage for our clients
A team of world-class risk managers and quants partnering with portfolio management teams to oversee our clients’ portfolios
Colleagues and subject matter expertise across the globe in investing, macroeconomics, financial modeling and strategy
Highly competitive HR benefits and a consistently high ranking in the list of best places to work in finance

What you have:
An ability to explain complex ideas in simple but impactful terms in order to influence portfolio construction decisions
A passion for applying quantitative techniques to real-world problems including analyzing portfolio risk taking and understanding financial markets
The view that risk management is a partnership between investment managers and risk managers.
A love of models, an understanding of the their limitations and a desire to improve them
A track record of analyzing markets, portfolios and investments in equities (2 or more years)

What you might also have:
An advanced degree in mathematics, quantitative finance, computer science, economics, statistics, engineering or another quantitative discipline
An industry certification from GARP or similar organization (or are working on it)
Solid coding skills in R, Python, etc.

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Job ref no. CT3116513-01#0600
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree