Securities, FICC, Structured Credit Trading, Direct Lending Trader, Vice President - Hong Kong

Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Vice President/Executive Director
Asia Except Japan
Business Unit
Credit Trading
Employment Type




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Structured Credit Trading (SCT) desk is looking for an experienced trader to join the team in Hong Kong focused on direct lending segment. The SCT desk at Goldman Sachs was established in 2001 as a global investing and trading business in structured finance. The team originates and makes markets on a variety of asset classes, structures bespoke financing solutions and focuses on opportunistic funding deployment and credit investing. SCT manages a wide range of macro risk as well as credit and funding risks of a structured and illiquid nature. Local teams in New York, London, Hong Kong and Bangalore interact closely with Sales, Banking, and clients in order to identify sources of excess liquidity globally and then deploy it efficiently to counterparties in a variety of secured formats.


Job Responsibilities:

  • An interest/experience in understanding structured products
  • Manage desk positions, including tracking P&L on a daily basis and reviewing other risk reports
  • Analyzing and executing trades and hedges for the desk
  • Experience in dealing with financing across APAC special situations/CRE and leverage loans.
  • An interest in credit underwriting and lending
  • Expected to become a key contributor on deal teams shortly after starting
  • Coordinate closely with salespeople, investment banking, and other groups
  • Highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and team-oriented with strong accounting, finance, modeling, and problem solving skills.
  • Keen interest in the financial markets and good commercial instincts.
  • Experience with financial modeling tools, credit investing, and strong intellectual curiosity.
  • Strong quantitative, reasoning and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in small team setting.



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