Goldman Sachs & Co. GSAM Operations - Trade Management Associate - London in London, United Kingdom
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
Our Trading Line Management team is seeking a professional who is looking to collaborate with stakeholders across the Investment Management Division (IMD) for the implementation of derivative product trading lines. The role will present an opportunity to work with many teams across IMD internally, as well as, coordination with external brokers/vendors.
Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve and enhance the firm’s assets and its reputation. For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that makes business flow.
As a member of the Trading Line Management team, Analyst will be primarily responsible for coordinating and managing the opening and maintenance of derivative trading lines with brokers to support the launch and ongoing management of GSAM Funds and Separate Account Mandates. The role involves building strong internal relationships with key contacts within the GSAM business, compliance,
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
This is a highly interactive role and as such requires the capability to work effectively with a diverse range of professionals both internally and externally, covering a wide variety of products and functions.
Work with external dealers to provide the necessary documentation and information to allow them to conduct credit review and open derivative trading lines
Partner with GSAM trading desks to understand investment and trading strategies to be able to provide suitable trading line coverage
Work closely with Legal, once they negotiate legal documents to support the operational set up of accounts with trading counterparties
Build a comprehensive understanding of the GSAM legal documents and structure – e.g. IMAs, ISDAs, GMRAs
Identify potential risks in operational processes; develop and implement controls to mitigate risk
Analyse, suggest and execute process improvements
Coordinate controls and sign-offs both internally and externally
Managing relationships with key trading counterparts including performance metrics and issue tracking
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one to three years of experience in financial services.
Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mentality paired with meticulous attention to detail.
Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of internal clients with differing levels of product experience.
Self-motivated and proactive team player, who takes ownership and accountability of projects, has strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
Flexible and able to work well under pressure in a team environment.
Credit or On boarding experience strongly preferred
Attention to Detail
Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Ability to Manage multiple deliverables and prioritize accordingly to meet completing deadlines
Sound understanding of Risk – operational, reputational, client confidentiality
Basic understanding of regulatory landscape
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.© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2020. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.
Schedule TypeFull Time
Business UnitTrade Management