Lead Specialist, OPS10616TTCO

Duties: Lead Specialist with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York, NY. Work on a team that handles trading activity risks and incidents, monitors and protects client and Firm sensitive data and its distribution. Responsibilities include: conducting root cause analysis to proactively identify areas of risk, red flags, and unusual trading activity to prevent fraudulent behavior, financial loss and reputational risk; identifying and implementing new services and reporting capabilities requiring coordination with senior Goldman Sachs business management, sales teams, legal, compliance, operations, technology and third party vendors; field questions and explain complex workflows for global rollout, managing tight deadlines, coordinating communications, messaging and managing expectations of all parties involved; identify risks inherent in daily business process and drive initiatives to design controls to mitigate risk while seeking Straight-Through-Processing (STP) workflows.

Work Schedule: 40 hours per week (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in an analytical field such as Economics or Finance plus three (3) years of experience in the job offered or in a client middle office specialist or related middle officer position. Prior work experience must include: experience with application/software enhancement processes, including producing test scripts, coordinating testing activities, and analyzing post production implementation; experience utilizing knowledge of financial instruments, including, derivatives and cash products to ensure all aspects of an account event is completed per the instrument type; experience utilizing knowledge of settlement processes to research and resolve outstanding client fails including activities and transactions clearing in local markets globally; utilizing knowledge of U.S. (Dodd-Frank) and non-U.S. (EMIR) regulations to understand impact to reference data; utilizing project management skills to execute, drive and deliver projects which span multiple stakeholders across business areas with limited resources and competing deadlines, including regulatory related items; experience with global market products and new products rollout, including settlements flows for different products types and clearings, collateral allocation for derivatives products, and cash activity booking; utilizing knowledge of middle office processes to research and resolve outstanding client fails and transactions clearing in local markets both on middleware platforms and via paper; using standard Microsoft tools including Visio, Excel, Word and PowerPoint to track volumes, workflow, projects including utilizing Pivot tables to manage large datasets, V-looks ups, and basic macros to minimize manual processes and efficiently manage risk.

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