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Goldman Sachs & Co. Operations, Treasury Services, Centralised Payment Instruction Authentication, Vice President, Singapore in Singapore, Singapore



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.


You are looking to join a fast-paced, dynamic team that has broad connectivity across the firm for a franchise critical process. You will collaborate with cross-Federation teams and across the globe to manage the firm’s cash payments and receipts each day. You have a strong desire to learn about the firm’s different businesses and how they support our client and manage business risks, as well as work closely with a network of key banks and internal payments team to ensure smooth execution.


Treasury Services is a sub division of the Operations Division. As a global, multi-faceted and cross product sub division, the primary objectives are to mitigate counterparty credit risk through the active monitoring of clients’ derivative and securities financing portfolios while optimizing the firm’s liquidity. Treasury Services is currently 300+ staff strong globally, with regional presence in Salt Lake City, Dallas, New York, London, Bangalore, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and many other offices working closely together.

With the firm’s growing investment in the payment space, a centralized Cash Controls organization is being created in Treasury Services to help protect the firm’s regulatory, financial, and reputational risks from increasing fraud threats and sanctions regulation in the rapidly evolving banking landscape.

The new team will be primarily based in hub locations with high degree of interaction with other divisions and the firm’s senior leadership.

The new Centralized Payment Instruction Authentication function will be service to all clients across the firm while streamlining the process to be innovative and industry-leading via a combination of latest cyber-technology and industry best practices

This role will be responsible for helping to establish the centralized team to manage the day to day payment authentication process and working with the global team to define and build out the target operating model for this function



  • Working to help create the BAU activity for central payment authentication including liaising with the teams that are transferring the function, creating the procedures and helping to standardise the function for all Business Units

  • Day to day responsibility for assigning work within the team and ensuring assigned work has been completed

  • Regional people oversight: recruit and retain talent, provide actionable feedback and opportunities for exposure and career development of our people

  • Execute strategic change efforts &workflow improvements in partnership with engineering

  • Senior escalation contact to various BU stakeholders

  • Leverage BI data (KPI/KRIs) to identify trends and propose solutions to inefficiencies

  • Working with the global team to design the target operating model and write the requirements for the Technology enhancements.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum of five years of full time Operations work experience

  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by working closely with colleagues by sharing information, skills and responsibilities

  • Excellent attention to detail, effective problem solving ability

  • Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mentality paired with meticulous attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing a day to day function including direct people management responsibilities

  • Experience managing day to day authentication calls to clients


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., 2019. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.


Job ID2019-57641

Schedule TypeFull Time

LevelVice President/Executive Director


RegionAsia Except Japan


Business UnitTreasury Services

Employment TypeEmployee