About this role
Do you want to be part of a team who is passionate about helping our client gain insights into their investment performance? We are looking for a member of the Performance Measurement & Attribution –Japan team based in Tokyo.
We support our partners in investment, risk, strategy, client reporting and client business teams investigate complicated issues and deliver non-standard analysis on performance and attribution using BlackRock attribution tools. We cover a variety of portfolios including active and passive strategies for fixed income, equity, multi-asset products and currency strategies. We also work closely with the different businesses to find opportunities to improve our performance analytics capabilities and optimize the delivery of performance content.
You should be a specialist in performance analysis who can proactively take on initiatives, completing the tasks independently with minimal guidance or supervision. You should also have a can-do spirit and be comfortable in rolling up your sleeves to analysis and explain findings to our partners when the need arises. You must be well-organized and can balance multiple priorities across different partners in the region.
Be the subject matter authority in the area of performance analysis
Provide insight into standards of performance measurement and attribution analysis to internal and external partners.
Engage and establish relationships with our partners and collaborate to provide the top-quality analysis for our clients. Explain sophisticated performance analysis in simple language.
Develop detailed understanding of various attribution solutions used by the team and their analytical outputs and suggest ideas to improve the quality of the analysis.
Find opportunities for process and/or analysis improvement areas with the use of technology.
Full understanding of the BlackRock’s products and strategies and look to gain greater knowledge from partnering with other team members.
We have a global footprint and successful candidate will have opportunities to work with both regional and global partners to deliver high quality analysis.
We are a dynamic team servicing an evolving client base which provides tremendous opportunities to learn and be part of the change.
Experience / Skill
Experience in financial / asset management industry or in a related field is preferred
Experienced in handling large volume of data, investigating and interpreting findings from the data
Work effectively with others in a team environment with diverse approaches and thinking styles
Demonstrate passion for understanding sophisticated problems, breakdown the problem into its constituent parts and to develop steps towards a solution.
Demonstrate excellent communication (verbal and written) skills and able to confidently explain complicated concepts in logical and simple languages.
Ability to operate in a fast paced and dynamic environment with changing demands, and to handle workload of concurrent priorities.
Possess technical skills such as SQL, Unix, python, VBA, and the ability to debug technical issues.
Certifications such as the CFA, CAIA, and FRM are a plus.
Language: business level Japanese & business level English
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
Our hybrid work model
BlackRock’s current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.
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.
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