• Securities Division Operations, Portfolio Services Operations, Asset Servicing, Analyst/Associate, Singapore

    Location(s) SG-Singapore
    Job ID
    2020-59449
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    Asset Servicing
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    WHO WE ARE

    Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, it is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms in the world. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Bangalore, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world. We are committed to growing our distinctive culture and upholding our core values, which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasise integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.

     

    OUR IMPACT

    Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the globe. Alongside this integral service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm’s assets and its reputation. Behind every trade executed, every new product launched, every market entered, and every transaction completed is an Operations team that develops the foundational processes and controls that make our business flow.

     

    Asset Servicing is a Portfolio Services Operations business unit responsible for the management of Voluntary Income and Corporate Actions events across the globe for both equity and fixed income products.  Areas of focus include event creation, reconciliation, instruction, entitlement distribution, and dedicated client service. Asset Servicing has a proven track record of developing its team members in a wide variety of functions and skill sets.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

    A successful candidate would focus on day-to-day processing within a regional team, collaborating with other groups across the globe, with the opportunity to work cross-function. There is a wealth of knowledge to be gained from the diversity of the markets, events and products covered by Asset Servicing on a daily basis, along with a unique opportunity to interact heavily with various businesses and operational units across the firm.

     

    CAREER DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY

    This role provides a fantastic opportunity to broaden product and market knowledge and to develop processing skills across a broad range of topics. This role also provides exposure to senior stakeholders, offering excellent opportunities for career development. The firm provides a range of development tools including Goldman Sachs University courses and a formal Feedback 360+ review process to enhance depth of knowledge and to equip individuals to progress in their careers.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

    Communications – Demonstrate great interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders

    • Articulate issues clearly and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
    • Influence others and express alternative views and rationale for a course of action
    • Listen well and be receptive to others’ ideas and suggestions, encouraging open and collaborative dialogue among team members

     

    Functional & Technical Expertise – Leverage deep technical expertise to resolve challenging issues

     

    • Possess robust industry and market trend knowledge and experience, and take initiative to broaden skill set
    • Exhibit strong analytical skills with an ability to understand complex workflows and become the go-to expert within stakeholder community
    • Deliver day-to-day issue resolution through effective time management, prioritization and multi-tasking

     

    Innovation Contribute to the definition, review, and execution of Global Asset Servicing Strategy

    • Proven track record of taking initiative and implementing innovative solutions
    • Identify and deliver functional enhancements in processes and/or core tools and technologies that will improve divisional leverage
    • Demonstrate ability to identify and leverage solutions used by other teams, and foster a culture of innovation in which the more junior population is encouraged to seek creative solutions
    • Develop good working knowledge of available technology capabilities and how and where to deploy them

     

    Client Focus – Deliver consistent client service through partnerships with other teams and divisions

    • Effectively handle challenging requests, and build trusting, long-term relationships with clients
    • Appreciate key client strategies and proactively manage and articulate the impact on the team and function using BI/analytics and empirical data

     

    Risk Management

    • Pay strong attention to detail and demonstrate strong awareness of reputational risk and accountability
    • Challenge existing risk and control framework and the status quo to further reinforce the control environment
    • Proven ability to effectively manage operational risks and develop control enhancements
    • Contribute to and drive technical and operating environment risk review
    • Provide guidance and advice from a risk and control perspective to ensure the proper remediation of risk arising from new products, business, migrations, etc.

     

    Management, Leadership & Culture

    • Assume accountability and ownership of complex situations, offering own expertise to influence outcomes
    • Play an active role in GS citizenship activities and seek leadership opportunities where possible, while coaching and encouraging others to do the same

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Prior experience with Asset Servicing in a global market or another securities-related function
    • Sees the big picture and keeps current with emerging business, economic and market trends.
    • Works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles and setbacks
    • Strong team player who collaborates readily with others within and across teams
    • Forward-thinker who anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, and identifies clear objectives
    • Improves current processes and develops creative solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value
    • Influences outcomes by taking a position on issues and presenting sound, persuasive rationale for ideas

     

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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    Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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