Securities - FICC Strats - Fundamental Strategies Group (FSG) - Analyst
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Who We Look For
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Goldman Sachs' Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems. Working within the firm's trading, sales, banking and investment management divisions, strats use their mathematical and scientific training to create financial products, advise clients on transactions, measure risk, and identify market opportunities.
Roles within Securities Strats
Securities Strats play important roles in several areas. Some Strats sit on trading desks, creating cutting-edge derivative pricing models and developing empirical models to provide insight into market behavior. Others develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients, taking an active part in the increasing shift from voice to electronic trading. A third group works directly with the firm's sales force and clients, analyzing exposures, structuring transactions, and applying quantitative concepts to meet client needs. Between these teams, Core Strats design and develop complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms.
Fundamental Strats Group (FSG)
The team sits within the Securities Division that works with equity and credit sales and trading to come up with trade recommendations for clients.
The team in Bengaluru will work closely with the global team and internal/external stakeholders.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Specific responsibilities would include:
- Build company financial models with detailed capital structure and covenant analysis
- Create company write-ups including industry specific details
- Suggest trade opportunities across HY, IG bonds and equities
- Build and maintain databases, calendars of events
- Automate some of the workflow - maintaining/updating data, generation of some reports
Qualifications & Skills:
- MBA or a Bachelors degree in a quantitative discipline
- 3-4yrs of relevant work-experience for the Associate position and up to 2yrs for the analyst position
- Be very strong in either of the following and have some foundation/basic knowledge of the other
- Understanding of corporate finance and accounting
- Programming skills
- Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
- Strong communication skills and team orientation
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
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