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Business Operations – Analyst Intern – Summer 2019 – Edinburgh - Edinburgh

Competitive - Business Systems
Ref: 914 Date Posted: Monday 01 Apr 2019
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Business Operations – Analyst Intern – Summer 2019 – Edinburgh

Business Operations is responsible for all information required for the end to end investment management process, providing operational support to BlackRock’s portfolio management teams and global client groups. The group also has responsibility for managing the day-today relationships with external service providers, ensuring that we leverage our counterparty relationships effectively.

Our team is known for:

  • Managing the firm’s mutual fund complexes aligning to the Retail and iShares client businesses
  • Providing information services and solutions in support of all BlackRock and BlackRock Solutions businesses.
  • Managing relationships with banks and market data/index providers
  • Providing scalable and custom reporting to our clients

Teams at a glance:

  • Aladdin Portfolio Services (APS) Aladdin Portfolio Services ensures that all information necessary for the investment management process, as well as all trade-related processing, is complete, accurate, timely and effectively controlled.
  • Global Fund & Accounting Services (GFAS) Global Fund & Accounting Services manages the accounting and operating control environment for BlackRock's global commingled vehicles (e.g. mutual funds, alternatives) and provides other operational services.
  • Global Client Services (GCS) Global Client Services is responsible for delivering consistently superior client service in partnership with client businesses.
  • Global Provider Strategy (GPS) Global Provider Strategy is responsible for developing and executing provider strategies for the firm's post trade, index and market data segments. Office of Business Operations COO The Chief Operating Office team partners closely with the executive management team to ensure a seamless running of Business Operations.

As an analyst you will:

  • Learn the ins and outs of a wide array of financial instruments used to manage money, such as SWAPs, Futures, Credits, Asset Backs, Mortgages and many others
  • Work in a challenging and demanding environment that will push them to think outside the box in order to solve numerous complex issues
  • Analyze trends in queries to improve client deliverables
  • Evaluate systems, processes and procedures for inefficiencies and make recommendations for improvement

Full job spec can be viewed here:



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