Market Risk Manager Associate/Vice President


The Risk division is responsible for credit, market and operational risk, model risk, independent liquidity risk, and insurance throughout the firm.



Are you a high performing risk professional looking for an opportunity to join a world class financial institution? We are looking for a professional to join the Market Risk and Capital Analysis (MRCA) group to help provide independent reporting and quantitative analysis of market risk of the firm's trading portfolios.


MRCA is part of the risk management department and helps manage the firm's market risk and capital. Joining the MRCA team will give you the opportunity to focus on Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book, a significant and growing area for the firm covering a range of products and businesses. You will work closely with colleagues around the globe on tasks and projects that contribute directly to the firm's success. This role is ideal for collaborative individuals who enjoy being challenged, have strong ethics and attention to detail.


  • Review and analyze market risks of Fixed Income/Equity portfolios and individual trades to verify information.
  • Analyze and compare profit and loss attribution and back-testing results to monitor and quantify and assess validity of Value at Risk measures.
  • Direct implementation of new risk measures / stress tests and improvements to existing measures using knowledge of risk management.
  • Communicate directly with senior management on risk related issues. Engage traders and desk heads on market risk matters including P&L drivers, and changes in risk profile.
  • Monitor adherence to established risk limits and ensure material risks effectively communicated to Firm's senior management.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Mathematics, Finance, Economics or a related field.
  • 4+ years experience engaging in market risk analysis of fixed income / equity / macro products for portfolios and individual trades.
  • Knowledge of Volcker preferred, but not required
  • Utilizing product knowledge and market risk concepts, namely Value-at-Risk and Stress-Tests, to analyze portfolios and individual trades.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly
  • Strong control awareness
  • GARP, CFA a plus
  • Using Risk Management Systems and Excel.


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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