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Risk and Control Analyst

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BlackRock

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1mo ago

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Edinburgh

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  • The ideal candidate for this Risk and Control Analyst position at BlackRock should have 1-3 years of experience in risk management or related fields, be proficient in Microsoft Office and familiar with optimization tools, possess strong documentation and project management skills, have excellent analytical and communication abilities, and be eager to learn advanced data analysis tools such as SQL, Python, and Perl. A proactive and detail-oriented self-starter with a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • The Risk and Control Analyst at BlackRock will be responsible for developing and analyzing metrics, identifying and managing risks, coordinating remediation efforts, ensuring compliance with standards and policies, and supporting internal audit activities.
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Graduate Job

Data, Software Engineering•Edinburgh

Description

  • Technology & Operations is the backbone for both the client lifecycle and the investment lifecycle. The group’s Follow the Sun Model ensures that the firm’s operations are consistent and efficient across all investment products, client channels and regions, helping to deliver a superior client experience and drive scalability. Technology & Operations is driven by a global network of operating centers of excellence (called iHubs), which centralize knowledge and equip support teams with the data and timely information needed to innovate and deliver on behalf of internal partners and clients.
  • Within the Risk & Control team, which is part of the broader Technology & Operations COO team, you will be a part of BlackRock’s first line of defense against threats and potential issues. Our team is primarily responsible to help identify risks, coordinate remediation efforts, report on risk trends/indicators, and improve Technology & Operations control environment. We do this in partnership with internal stakeholders and our partner teams in Risk & Quantitative Analysis, Legal & Compliance, Financial Controls and Internal Audit.

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of experience in risk management, IT audit, information security or related fields – financial services industry experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and familiar with optimization and analytics tools.
  • Strong documentation and process-oriented background with leading and managing projects.
  • Excellent analytical skills for identifying risks, summarizing issues, and explaining trends.
  • Ability to drive progress through effective communication of complex topics to diverse audiences, orally and in writing.
  • Skilled or eager to learn SQL, Python and/or Perl for advanced data analysis.
  • Proactive self-starter, ability to learn quickly and to take the initiative with a desire to challenge the status quo, curiosity ask challenging questions and drive operational excellence.
  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills, work & maintain composure under pressure, ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail, and apply methodical approach to resolve issues.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Data
Software Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Develop, analyze, and present metrics & reports to provide insights and support decision-making for senior & executive management.
  • Proactively identify risks, coordinate remediation efforts, and enhance control environments.
  • Lead and coordinate remediation for risk & control issues and support issue closure to validate control design and effectiveness.
  • Work with stakeholders, ensure compliance with standards, policies, and documentation.
  • Support assessments against regulatory and policy framework guidance.
  • Support internal audit activities and guide auditors & control owners to effective controls.

Application process

  • 1. Online Application
  • 2. Recruiter Conversation
  • 3. In-person/Virtual Interviews
  • 4. Offer

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Edinburgh

Benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future
  • Access to education reimbursement
  • Comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being
  • Family support programs
  • Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.