BlackRock Associate- Equities Trading and Liquidity Strategies in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2017, the firm managed approximately $6.288 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock at https://twitter.com/blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock .

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview:

The Equity Trading team executes all of BlackRock’s equity and equity derivative orders. This includes substantial volumes of cash equities, CFDs, and listed and OTC derivatives. The desk supports a variety of internal investment teams, including Fundamental, Scientific, Global Macro and market neutral hedge funds, long only funds, ETFs, and Index funds.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide ‘best execution’ across a range of equity instruments for all of BlackRock’s internal businesses

  • Support trading desk to help manage orders and trade flow in a logical, risk-controlled manner with a high sensitivity to fiduciary responsibilities

  • Monitor market activity in areas of specialisation and provide feedback to portfolio managers

  • Support investment teams in terms of information flow, trade ideas and data requests

  • Deal with day-to-day administrative issues in support of trading activities and liaison with trading operations

  • Pro-actively contribute to the investment process to both reduce transaction costs and identify alpha opportunities

  • Working with internal IT and analytics groups to develop systems, analytics and coordinate trading activity

  • Ad hoc project work

Qualifications:

  • Degree(s) in relevant subject such as economics, mathematics, engineering, physical science. CFA qualification/part qualification would be an advantage

  • 3-5 years of working experience which could trend into trading or has keen interest in trading

  • Strong quantitative skills

  • Effective communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners and stakeholders

  • Enthusiastic and positive approach to market challenges

  • Excellent analytical skills applied in a practical environment

  • Well organised, disciplined approach to work with a high level of attention to detail

  • Strong work ethic with high level of self-motivation

  • Strong team player skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.

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, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.