• Securities, Equities, SPG Trading, Analyst, Hong Kong

    Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
    Job ID
    2020-60073
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Trading
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ APAC Trading
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    YOUR IMPACT

    We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with a passion for markets and trading who is looking to challenge themselves in a multifaceted market facing trading role. The successful candidate will be empowered from day 1 to help drive profitability for the business through trading pan-Asian equities, swaps, forwards and FX with a strong emphasis in finding opportunities in market inefficiencies and delivering solutions for our clients.

     

    OUR IMPACT

    Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    Team Description:

     

    At its core, Synthetic Products Group (SPG) helps provided solutions for our clients, manages firm risk whilst maximizing profitability for a given set of resources. We build strong relationships with our institutional clients - we help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. We also manage our inventory and positions on the funding spread, rates and dividend curves to maximize returns. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, high-pressure environments whilst making real time decisions to help drive profitability for the business.

    • Responsibility for risk management across country index books with a particular focus on index swaps, futures and ETFs
    • Responsibility to trade funding spread volatility to maintain optimal levels of inventory for the synthetics desk
    • Responsibility to monitor opportunities in the rates, funding spread and dividend space to maximize returns and provide competitive pricing to clients
    • Work with Strats, Tech and Federation teams on enhancing the infrastructure and processes that support pricing, execution,  trade flow, risk management and book optimization
    • Develop an understanding of local market regulation and the legal underpinnings of the derivatives that we trade

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • Experience in trading equity synthetics preferred
    • Strong analytical thinking and decision making skills
    • Ability to work effectively with people and strong attention to detail
    • Ability to synthesize and dissect large amounts of information in a fast paced & dynamic environment
    • Quantitative background and technical skill set

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Background in market making/structuring/risk managing/modeling derivative instruments
    • Understanding of funding and interest rates extremely helpful

    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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