Operations - Liquidity and Collateral - Margin, Collateral and Valuations/Collateral Management - Analyst - Salt Lake City

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YOUR IMPACT

Are you looking to apply your quantitative skills while deepening your understanding of margin process for various products? Our collateral Management team is seeking a professional who is looking to collaborate with Clients, Credit risk, Sales, Controllers, Traders, Strategists and Structurers to mitigate risks associated with the Collateral management functions.

OUR IMPACT

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.

Collateral Management, part of Margin, Valuations & Pricing Operations sits within the Goldman Sachs Liquidity and Collateral Operations organization. A global, multi-faceted and cross product function, the primary objective of the department is the mitigation of counterparty credit risk through the active monitoring of clients' derivative and securities financing portfolios. Collateral Management is currently 120 staff strong in globally, with regions in Salt Lake City, New York, London, Bangalore and Singapore working closely together. The team has a rare opportunity to support products and business ranging from foreign exchange, commodities, credit, equity, interest rates, repo, insurance/pensions and bespoke structured derivatives and arrangements. The team manages a wide range of complex processes, with members developing skills and competencies around derivative & security products and their respective business areas, legal agreements, technology flows and regulations.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Analyst within Collateral Management will primarily be focused on the mitigation of counterparty credit risk through performance of a number of operational processes
  • Analysts will be expected to perform these functions as well as demonstrating innovation and a proactive approach, highlighting inefficiencies, risks and implementing improvements
  • Extensive interaction with clients and close partnership with a wide range of areas, including Credit Risk Management, Legal and Compliance, Sales, Trading, Risk Management and other Operations Departments
  • We promote cross training and ensure our Analysts develop a broad level of understanding across the varied departmental functions carried out
  • Grow with the team; develop a deeper understanding of complex transactions and work with our business partners to progress our business goals

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mentality paired with meticulous attention to detail
  • Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of internal clients with differing levels of product experience
  • Self-motivated and proactive team player who takes ownership and accountability of projects, has strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively manage competing priorities
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • The role is client facing so the associate will require strong communication skills and should be highly articulate

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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