Goldman Sachs & Co. Operations - GSAM Operations - Trade Management - Confirmation and Settlement - Analyst - Salt Lake City in Salt Lake City, Utah

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

YOUR IMPACT

Are you looking to expand your understanding of financial products and be well versed on the life cycle of a trade? Our Trade Management team is seeking a professional who is looking to collaborate with traders, portfolio managers and external counter-parties to ensure all trades are communicated, confirmed, and settled to safeguard our clients and funds.

OUR IMPACT

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 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.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is the investment management arm of the firm. As a leading player in the asset management world, GSAM makes pioneering industry improvements a priority across all of its sectors. The Trade Management team has primary responsibility of mitigating risk throughout all aspects of trade flow, settlement, and collateral management.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prepare to gain a comprehensive understanding of the trade life-cycle by interacting with traders, strategists, clients, and technologists to work toward the shared goal of risk mitigation.

  • Connect daily with traders and brokers to resolve issues and ensure timely settlement of trades.

  • Understand and improve problem solving capability for complex trade flow, accounting issues, and transactional discrepancies.

  • Showcase leadership in project management skills toward aims of improved cross-product support and relationship management.

  • Leverage your quantitative skills to decompose processes to improve control and scale of the business.

  • Provide reporting to senior leadership and produce insightful analyses of the business upon request for management.

  • Grow with the team; develop a deeper understanding of complex transactions and work with our business partners to progress our trade capture capabilities.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of four years of professional experience

  • Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities and to work well under pressure in a team environment

  • High level of discretion and awareness of accountability

  • Positive attitude and eagerness to learn

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of financial products, whether academically or professionally acquired

  • Analytical skills and interest in developing problem-solving capabilities

  • Work experience in financial services

  • Comprehension of industry agenda and platforms (e.g., DTC, SWIFT, DTCC)

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.

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Job ID 2017-22834

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Analyst

Function(s) Operations

Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City

Region Americas

Division Operations

Business Unit Trade Management

Employment Type Employee