Securities Lending Operations - Associate

BlackRock, Inc.

Securities Lending Operations - Associate

Salary Not Specified

BlackRock, Inc., Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 1 week ago, 5 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

Want to elevate your career by being a part of the world's largest asset manager? Do you thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes great performance? At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and actively engage your involvement in our success. We know you want to feel valued every single day, and be recognized for your contribution. We have an outstanding responsibility: our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being.

BlackRock is currently seeking Operations professionals at the Associate level to become part of our Global Investment Operations team. The diverse function spans Trading & Market Documentation, Transaction Management, Collateral Management, Payments, Corporate Actions, Cash & Asset Operations, and Securities Lending Operations. It plays an integral role within the organization interacting with multiple internal and external parties to ensure risk is minimized, processes are efficient and high levels of client service are achieved, in what is an evolving and dynamic environment.

You like to:

  • Work in a culture of openness, inclusion and proactive engagement at all levels.

  • Seek complex problems in a constantly evolving environment and passionate about process optimization, data & technology.

  • Develop deep & broad technical knowledge, becoming a subject matter authority in your respective area.

  • Foster strong internal & external relationships, with a focus on collaboration & client service.

  • Operate in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment and working as part of a distributed team.

  • Work with technology & have an interest using to increase scale & improve control.

  • Conduct deep data analysis to increase transparency and drive decisions.

  • Participate in team projects to streamline and automate existing processes and tools to improve efficiency and controls

    Bachelors degree in related field preferred but not required

  • 0 -5 years proven experience in Financial Services Operations is desirable.

  • Ability to analyze and synthesize data in a concise and easy to understand style.

  • Strong client and partner service orientation.

  • Strong control / risk mitigation mentality; ability to apply excellent judgement as to when to raise issues.

  • Proven proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to work directly with clients and across all levels of staff and management.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and in a dynamic environment to meet deadlines.

  • Focus on continuous improvement and process innovation.

  • An interest to learn or experience in coding languages (R, Python, Java, CSS, HTML).

    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.

    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.