Equity Trading Associate – San Francisco

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Join leading Investment management company BlackRock as Equity Trading Associate in San Francisco, US. refer job details to submit BlackRock job application in San Francisco.


Job Title : Equity Trading Associate

Location : San Francisco, US

Job Category: Investment Professionals – Investments



About this role

The Global Trading business executes trades on behalf of all portfolio management teams at the firm. The team is organized along regions and asset classes, providing the best service to our investment teams and achieving optimal outcomes for our clients. As the largest asset manager in the world, BlackRock traded approximately $16.4 trillion in notional volume in 2020. We believe BlackRock’s size and scale serves as a distinct advantage, uniquely positioning us to access liquidity and deliver consistently strong execution.

Your team
The Equity Trading team is part of BlackRock’s Global Trading Group and is responsible for executing equity and equity derivatives orders on behalf of internal clients. 

Your role and impact
This role will be based on the San Francisco Equity Trading desk that supports multiple internal investment teams, including Institutional Index and iShares, Systematic Active Equities, and Transition Management.

As a trader, you will collaborate with BlackRock senior Traders, Trading Research, Portfolio Managers, and other stakeholders to formulate trade strategies and analyze trading performance. You will directly engage counterparties to execute orders utilizing a range of tools and tactics, and provide feedback on execution performance.

Your responsibilities

Provide Best Execution across equity and equity derivatives products including futures, ETFs, swaps, and convertible bonds

Manage orders and execution in a risk-controlled manner as a fiduciary

Monitor market activity, provide feedback to portfolio managers, and liaise with trading operations

Support Trading team with market color and trade execution analysis

Work with internal eTrading and Trading Research groups to innovate systems, deliver trading analytics, and contribute to data-driven platform enhancements

Your qualifications

1-3 years of relevant investment or market related experience

Must have strong data analysis or financial coding skills (Python, R, SQL)

Analytical and creative approach to solving complex problems

Ability to articulate and translate data and ideas into audience appropriate communication

Self-motivated, curious, enthusiastic, and approaches new challenges with a positive mindset

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.

Our hybrid work pilot

BlackRock’s current hybrid work pilot is designed to help you experience the best of both worlds: the opportunity to connect with colleagues in person and the flexibility to work remotely, with greater time to focus on what’s important to you. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are generally expected to work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home (on average) each week. For some business groups, more time may be required in the office, while greater flexibility may be in place for others. Our “One BlackRock” culture means you’ll be supported to collaborate with your new colleagues while bringing your full self to work – wherever you are.

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.

About BlackRock

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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | 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.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.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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