Fund Board Governance Analyst Fund Board Governance Analyst …

BlackRock
à Dublin, Leinster, Irlande
CDI, Plein-temps
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Competitive
BlackRock
à Dublin, Leinster, Irlande
CDI, Plein-temps
Soyez parmi les premiers à postuler
Competitive
Fund Board Governance Analyst
Description

About this role

BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other. Our clients are companies, governments, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, their children's educations, and a better life. We are passionate about providing products and services that can help them build a strong financial future. Our employees from around the globe are students of the market and students of technology, patiently anti-bureaucratic, and innovative at the core.

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.
For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

Background
BlackRock Asset Management (Ireland) Limited ("BAMIL") is the largest management companies in Europe with assets under management of $702.3 bn and managing 470 Funds. It is licensed as a Management Company for both UCITS and Alternative Investment Funds. As is common in the funds industry, BAMIL has appointed a number of internal and external delegates to conduct various activities on its behalf and now wishes to improve its framework for oversight of such activity.

The Role
BlackRock is seeking an Analyst to join our Fund Board Governance team. Whilst the role will be based in Dublin, the candidate will be servicing a range of predominately Irish funds companies, with a particular focus on supporting the management company BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited.

The employee will report directly to a Vice President of Fund Board Governance in Dublin. Key to the responsibilities will be to ensure that the highest governance standards are being applied at all times to a range of Irish companies. Working as part of a team, you will ensure that communications between the Board(s) and Committee(s) and the business operate effectively and to the highest standards and that all applicable governance requirements are met and that standard company secretarial activities are completed in a timely and effective manner. Excellent communication and organizational skills are required as the role requires regular interaction with Board and Committee members and with senior executives within BlackRock.

The successful candidate will interact with a wide range of departments within BlackRock Europe to facilitate board reporting in areas such as investment and risk reporting, compliance and operations. They will be encouraged to prepare and manage the Board and Committee meetings.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the business of a range of corporate entities through the setting of agendas, preparation and distribution of Board packs, completion of matters arising and minutes and the monitoring and control of Board delegations policies
  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with the Chairpersons and Directors of each entity for which you are responsible
  • Ensure company secretarial matters are accurately managed
  • Management of shareholder meetings where appropriate
  • Work with BlackRock staff to ensure that submissions are of a high standard and are suitable to lay before the Board and proactively ensuring that they address issues of importance to the Boards
  • Assist in monitoring and updating the Board and Committee diaries
  • Updating company records (both internal and Blueprint) and preparing templates
  • Reviewing and drafting documents and procedures
  • Preparation of minutes and matters arising for the Boards or Committees
  • Assist in ensuring that all Board and Committee terms of references are reviewed and updated (if required) on a regular basis
  • Assist in advising on managing, mitigating and supervising corporate governance risks
  • Support the strong governance and control framework in place across BlackRock Europe by adherence to the processes and procedures in place to meet all regulatory and statutory obligations
  • Proactively work to develop and improve Board and Committee processes and controls in response to regulatory and industry changes, and as advised by the Boards and the business
  • Providing input and advice to the business and directors with regard to Board governance matters
  • Report to the Boards and Committees on matters such as delegated authorities, board policies and procedures and corporate governance matters generally


Knowledge/Experience:
  • Part-Qualified Company Secretary is preferred but is not a pre-requisite
  • Minute taking ability required
  • Team player, with a willingness and ability to help others
  • Ability to work under pressure with flexibility to adapt to shifting time expectations
  • Highly organized and with excellent personal time management
  • Attention to detail crucial and proofing skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to form relationships across the business, operations and suppliers at all levels of management up to and including Board of Director level
  • Ability to communicate to the boards either in person or by conference phone - speaks clearly and with confidence
  • Ability to draft clear and detailed reports for submission to the Boards and Committees
  • Familiarity and experience with Blueprint Software an advantage
  • Good understanding and interest in investment instruments and markets would be an asset
  • Knowledge of the regulatory and corporate environment for Irish funds would be preferred but not crucial


Key personal attributes will also include:
  • Desire to work in a high-energy environment with a dedicated commitment to excellence and delivering impact;
  • Highly motivated self-starter with a strong ability to multi-task;
  • Able to navigate in a fast-paced environment with multiple ongoing deliverables and tight deadlines;
  • A dedication to completion and delivery;
  • Intellectual curiosity is helpful as it is vital to understand multifaceted and fast paced topics;
  • Maintaining confidence of the boards and committees;
  • Either undertaking or have completed professional ICSA Exams;
  • Working independently as well as in team; and
  • Ability to maintain relationships and communicate remotely.


Our benefits

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.

About BlackRock

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 September 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.81 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.  

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter:  @blackrock | LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock .

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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