Wednesday , March 29 2023

Black Rock Job Application – Director

Website Blackrock

Job Description:

  • The group helps portfolio managers apply proprietary techniques for portfolio construction. RQA also partners with BlackRock Solutions to build “state-of-the-practice” risk analytics that are practical to use. As well as investment risk, RQA assists BlackRock in identifying and managing operational, regulatory and counterparty risk throughout the firm. RQA team members are charged with solving real world problems in the investment management process working under the direction of senior risk managers.
  • RQA is seeking a candidate with senior risk management experience, with an emphasis on illiquid private credit or /private equity investments, to support risk management efforts of our $20B Global Private Credit platform. The position is based in Santa Monica, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing new investment memos, posing thoughtful questions and constructively challenging all new investments
  • Working with other senior risk managers and each investment team to craft and implement appropriate analytical tools and reports to optimally monitor risk, communicate changes in risk appetite, and improve decision making
  • Performing ad-hoc reporting and analyses to help address real-time demands of senior members of the team
  • Working with senior risk managers to help ensure that the risks are fully understood by Portfolio Management and are consistent with our client’s objectives and risk constraints
  • Interacting regularly with investment teams to understand and convey trends and evolving risks within the portfolios and develop appropriate responses. Performing market analysis and conducting portfolio reviews alongside senior risk managers and the investment teams to ensure a detailed evaluation of portfolio risk
  • Promoting a rigorous governance and oversight environment to responsibly invest client capital
  • Knowing the investment risks by thoroughly understanding all investments and assessing changing market conditions that may impact long-term returns
  • Escalate risks to senior leaders within RQA and business divisions to ensure transparency and appropriate information so coordinated action can be taken as needed
  • Build, produce and deliver Supporting the creation, production and delivery of supervisory and managerial reports pertaining to risk management and performance attribution
  • Reviewing portfolio and business performance against objectives and relative to benchmarks or comparable peers.
  • Employing a creative approach to risk management, modeling and scenario analysis. and modeling techniques

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated understanding of risk management including modeling techniques and innovative ways to solving risk/portfolio management questions
  • Outstanding interpersonal, leadership and oral/written communication skills; ability to communicate quantitative and markets concepts succinctly are a must
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, a strong worth ethic and ability to work as a team and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Programming skills in Excel, VBA, Python, /R, and/or SQL
  • Ability to build relationships across BlackRock and externally is required

Qualification & Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience as a risk manager / research analyst / portfolio manager within the financial services industry
  • BA/BS in an analytical, financial or technical major; master’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience with analyzing private debt/loans, including commercial banking, credit hedge funds or middle market direct lending, or credit hedge funds preferred is required

Job Details:

Company: Blackrock

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Sales

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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