Compliance, Macro Compliance, Securities Division, Analyst/Associate, London



GLOBAL COMPLIANCE

Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm's culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm's enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm's second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm's compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm's responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

BUSINESS UNIT AND ROLE OVERVIEW

Based on the London trading floor, will work as part of the European Securities Division Compliance Team. Products include interest rate & FX derivatives, money markets, fixed income securities, currencies and commodities. The candidate will be required to work closely with sales, structures, traders and also other departments, such as Legal, Controllers, Credit and Internal Audit.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Providing advice on individual transactions, new products and business initiatives

  • Review of marketing materials
  • Trade consultation
  • Monitoring of sales & trading activity to ensure compliance with appropriate rules, regulations & firm policies
  • Conducting forensic investigations into ongoing business practices.
  • Creating and implementing compliance training programs for business unit professionals
  • Developing policies, procedures and best practices for each business unit
  • Keeping up-to-date with relevant regulatory/rule changes including the analysis, support and implementation of such regulatory/ rule changes, including MiFID
  • Participating in regulatory and internal investigations and audit
  • Work with Technology and Strategists to set and implement controls to automated trading


SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

Good interpersonal skills, a team player who is able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Inquisitive mindset and desire to understand business and governance structures
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work under pressure
  • Foreign languages would be an advantage


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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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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