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BlackRock's Risk & Quantitative Analysis (RQA) group provides independent oversight of BlackRock's fiduciary and enterprise risks. RQA Investment Risks principal responsibility is to ensure that the risks in BlackRock's portfolios are fully understood by our portfolio managers and senior management and are consistent with clients' objectives. We also help to build "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 (truly) billions of people around the world
A team of world-class risk managers and quants partnering with portfolio management teams to oversee our clients' portfolios
Colleagues and subject matter expertise globally 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
A degree in quantitative field, e.g. mathematics, quantitative finance, computer science, economics, statistics, engineering or another quantitative field
An ability to explain complex ideas in simple but impactful terms
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 their limitations and a desire to improve them
You might also have
An industry certification from GARP or similar organization (or are working on it)
A track record of analyzing markets, portfolios and investments in credit & fixed income
Proven coding skills in R, Python, etc.
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
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