BlackRock Onboarding Associate in Atlanta, Georgia
About this role
BlackRock is one of the world's preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions - from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing performance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.
The Onboarding team is part of BlackRock's Global Client Services division and encompasses the Client and Product Implementation, Contracting, and AML/KYC functions that oversee client and business changes for BlackRock. The team plays an active and visible role with our clients, internal teams, and external services providers to deliver an outstanding 'One BlackRock' client experience.
We are building something truly exciting in Atlanta, our new technology and Innovation hub, where we are shaping a culture in which challenge, development and innovation happen every day. Our mission is to create a better financial future for our clients, and we have a steadfast aim to make ourselves and our communities better. We are a diverse team who like to analyze, reinvent, and enhance how we work, all in the pursuit of a better experience for our colleagues and clients. Our culture is one of respect, challenge and stretch, where we expect and value feedback, and where we understand that innovation, diversity and inclusion are our competitive advantage We believe that people reach their best potential when we focus on work as well as community. We run a fun, fast paced work environment in a cutting-edge facility, with best-in-class benefits, including innovative work from home flexibility in the current pandemic environment.
The role is to join our team as an Associate responsible for the onboarding operational support of new and existing BlackRock clients.
Our team supports new client portfolio and fund launch events as well as critical client change activity such as investment guideline updates and benchmark changes. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading changes to client portfolios and BlackRock funds, and coordinating internal BlackRock teams (sales, portfolio management, investment operations, and corporate functions) across the Americas.
Day to day tasks and responsibilities include:
Coordinate launch and change events with all impacted partners (internal and external)
Analyze client requests and implement a plan to fulfill their intent
Clearly articulate key milestones and dependencies, incorporating service level agreements into credible end-to-end timelines
Maintain an active pipeline, prioritizing events and tasks as needed
Build strong partnerships across the organization to ensure we are delivering the best outcomes to our clients
Identify and drive process improvement opportunities that lower the risk of errors and increase efficiency and scale
Drive the improvement of the control environment, policies and procedures
Act as a role model within the team and assist in the training and development of team members
We are looking for people who are:
Curious: You like to learn new things and are willing to challenge the status quo
Passionate: You feel personal ownership for the work you do and an aspiration to be better
Open: You value and respect input from others
Innovative: You want to outsmart the problem
You should have:
3-5 years' experience in a high-paced environment
Strong attention to detail
Excellent communication skills
Solid understanding of Microsoft software such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strong client service skills
Strong interpersonal skills and be confident, friendly, respectful and comfortable liaising with clients and colleagues at all levels
Analytical skills with an aptitude for problem solving
Motivation, be diligent and results-driven
Strong planning and organizational skills
An enthusiasm for the financial markets
Respect for process governance
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
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.
For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.