• Operations - Banking, Investing & Lending Ops - SSG/MBD/Bank Operations - Investing & Lending (I&L) Middle Office - Analyst/Associate - New York

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2017-38386
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    Investing & Lending MO
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    OPERATIONS

    Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

    The Investing & Lending (I&L) Middle Office is seeking a professional to support various business lines underneath the I&L umbrella, Special Situations Group, Merchant Banking Division, Urban Investing Group and Institutional Lending Group. The role entails collaborating with traders, strategists, controllers, legal, underwriters, technologists and other operational groups on implementing new businesses and products, trade facilitation, exception management and risk mitigation across the various desks’ investing strategizes.

     

    OUR IMPACT

    I&L Middle Office members are subject matter experts within Operations. The teams sit directly with the desk and support multiple asset types, including derivatives (FX, IRP, CDS), loans, equities, real estate, hard assets and bonds across public and private markets. They also partake heavily in any new products or activities, including analysis, testing and implementation given the highly structured nature of transactions that span the globe.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Prepare to gain a comprehensive understanding of trade lifecycles, position management, confirmation and settlement across equity and fixed income asset classes
    • Partner with the Business and Federation to provide subject matter knowledge in effort to facilitate smooth transaction closings
    • Showcase your attention to detail by ensuring all trade economics and payouts are correctly captured in the risk management system
    • Leverage your quantitative skills to decompose complex structured transaction unwinds and propose creative, robust booking model solutions

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 1.5 years of experience in financial services
    • Candidate must be comfortable in a high pressure environment
    • Confident in their verbal and written communication, especially with senior audience
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • High attention to detail
    • Innate curiosity and drive
    • Able to work well in a team environment

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Prior knowledge of Derivatives, Loans, Equities and Bonds
    • Experience with our internal risk and booking entry systems

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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    Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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