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BlackRock Global Allocation Fundamental Research Analyst | BlackRock in Princeton, New Jersey

Global Allocation Fundamental Research Analyst | BlackRock

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Global Allocation Fundamental Research Analyst

Princeton, US

Investment Professionals – Investments

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About this role

Since 1989 with the launch of the Global Allocation Fund, BlackRock’s Global Allocation Team, which currently manages over $60 billion in assets across its global platform, has delivered to its Clients, competitive returns with moderate levels of risk. The Fund was designed to be a core holding for investors seeking long term growth. Its flexible, multi-asset mandate and broad investment universe enables its 50+ seasoned management team to invest across asset classes, geographies, currencies and securities. The team employs a research-intensive approach that combines fundamental, bottom-up security selection within a risk-controlled top-down asset allocation investment process. Strong interaction and knowledge-sharing exists among the Global Allocation team and broader BlackRock leveraging worldwide resources for investment ideas, fundamental analysis, technology, and risk analysis.

Blackrock’s Global Allocation Team is searching for a Research Analyst who will be responsible for performing research and analysis across the capital structure for the Global Allocation fund.


  • 1-2 years’ experience researching and modeling companies; investment experience preferred but not required

  • Comfort with global securities across the capital structure

  • Experience in technology and / or cyclicals is preferred

  • Strong communication skills

  • Original and independent thinker, able to work in a collaborative, research-intensive, transparent team environment

  • CFA preferred


  • Enthusiastic, proactive self-starter who is internally motivated to deliver superior results to the team and Global Allocation shareholders

  • Strong fundamental research skills with particular strength in financial analysis/modeling; excellent Excel skills are a prerequisite

  • Solid investment presentation preparation skills; comfort building PowerPoint decks is required

  • Data driven mindset; investment considerations are backed up with data and not simply the narrative

  • Ability to identify key investment issues, separate fact from opinion, and assist more experienced investors with analyzing facts to shape investment theses

  • Strong business sense: The candidate must possess a broad understanding of business models, industry dynamics, and competitive analysis

  • The candidate must have strong presentation skills in both small and larger group settings

  • The candidate must demonstrate the ability to work closely with a small team as well as more broadly within an organization where information-sharing is critical to the success of all teams across asset classes

  • Comfort finding solutions to problems independently while knowing when to seek assistance is critical

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, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.96 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

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