Transfer Agency Oversight Associate – Boston

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Join leading Investment management company BlackRock as Transfer Agency Oversight Associate in Boston, US. refer job details to submit BlackRock job application in Boston.


Job Title : Transfer Agency Oversight Associate

Location : Boston, US

Job Category: Business Management & Strategy



About this role

About BlackRock: 

BlackRock is a pre-eminent asset management firm and a best-in-class provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches sought at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. 

At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively engage your involvement in our success. With over USD $9 trillion of assets, we have an outstanding responsibility: our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home, and improve their financial well-being. Experience what it feels like to be part of an organization that makes a difference! 

Job Description:  

This newly created Transfer Agency Oversight role is based in our Boston, Massachusetts location. The successful candidate will be part of a team, supporting our U.S. and Canadian iShares ETF’s and supervising the operations of our third party transfer agent service providers. This Associate role is multi-functional and includes responsibility for collaborating with various teams across BlackRock to support the full life cycle of our funds, including working closely with multiple ETF transfer agent service providers to ensure a consistent, repeatable high level of service is being provided from each TA service partner firm. 


Coordinate across the firm to support ETF launches, transitions and terminations and ensure our transfer agent partner’s actions are being communicated and executed accurately 

Investigate and resolve daily operational queries, issues and incidents relating to our transfer agent partners functions and services they provide 

Draft and maintain written procedure documents, improve controls and oversight 

Review prospectuses and annual reports to ensure accuracy of TA sourced data and provide direction on operational and transfer agent related information 

Review monthly transfer agent partner key performance indicators and service levels to ensure agreed upon standards are met and/or exceeded 

Compile and review of reporting needed to satisfy regulatory requirements 

Participate and attend annual due diligence review meetings with each TA service partner 

Be a point of contact for ETF transfer agent partner related issues or concerns 

Ability to identify and resolve issues and raise concerns, as needed 

Other tasks and projects, as assigned 


2-5 years, mutual fund operations experience with knowledge of transfer agency operations, with ETF operations exposure a huge plus 

Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills 

Strong analytical skills with an ability to identify problems and develop solutions 

Acute attention to detail, understanding of downstream processes and the ability to work independently 

Vendor management/relationship experience and skills a plus 

Demonstrate an affinity for teamwork, risk aversion and collaboration 

Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point) 

Some travel may be required 



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.

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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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