• Operations - Treasury Services - Associate - Jersey City

    Location(s) US-NJ-Jersey City
    Job ID
    2019-50752
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    Treasury Ops
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    OPERATIONS

    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.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

    What We Do

    At Goldman Sachs, our Operations professionals don’t just manage processes – we make things possible. Within a dynamic, multi-faceted division we partner with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. For every new product launched and every trade executed it is Operations that develops, manages and continually improves data, processes and controls.

     

    Who We Look For

    Goldman Sachs Operations professionals are innovators and problem-solvers. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment. Our project management specialists drive change to ensure the highest customer satisfaction while delivering within budget and on time.

     

    These roles offer high profile opportunities to drive strategic data and process based solutions which impact various businesses and entities within the firm.  Successful candidates will have the chance to continue to build their data analytic skillsets as well as broaden their product, market and regulatory knowledge.

     

    OUR IMPACT

    Treasury Services is a sub division of the Operations Division. As a global, multi-faceted and cross-product sub division, our primary objectives are to: lead the development of new payments-centric businesses, while building scale and improving agility to adapt to a rapidly changing payment landscape; act as a first line of defense for control and governance to protect the firm’s financial assets; and incorporate differentiated client service to be best in class.  Treasury Services is a growing subdivision globally, with regional presence in Singapore, Bengaluru, London, New Jersey, New York and Salt Lake City with all our offices working closely together as a global team.

     

    The sub division has a rare opportunity to support products and businesses ranging across existing and new business lines, multiple payment types, and multiple client types, including franchise/institutional, consumer and corporate cash management sectors.  We manage a wide range of complex processes, with members developing skills and competencies around cash management (payment controls, bank account management, settlements and reconciliations, claims), change management, regulatory requirements, and industry trends.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    This role will reside in Treasury Services within Operations, focused on corporate cash management services.  This group is responsible for the build out of our corporate cash management offering, comprised of account, payment and liquidity services.

    • Hone your strong negotiation and relationship skills as you bring Operations, Engineering and Business project sponsors and stakeholders to the table to build complex solutions while balancing competing priorities
    • Showcase your ability to be both practical and aspirational by scoping, defining and planning realistic but aggressive delivery expectations in conjunction with project stakeholders
    • Demonstrate your business acumen through expert requirements gathering sessions where you elicit actionable functional specifications that can build real life systems
    • Show that you have the ability to see the forest for the trees; understand strategic plans, business, process and architecture while you influence design and develop solutions
    • Demonstrate your precision and attention to detail during user acceptance testing and implementation, including building proactive risk mitigation practices into established guideline

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    • Responsible for driving and facilitating definition and delivery of cash management product.  Working closely with engineering to define requirements and managing delivery to milestones
    • Experience within the Payments and Liquidity Operations areas either as a subject-matter expert, product manager, business analyst or project manager with a sound functional background
    • Monitoring work stream performance and analyzing risks and barriers to progress
    • Developing a full understanding of relevant product and market knowledge
    • Working to demanding timescales in a fast paces team working environment
    • Developing reporting and monitoring metrics, identifying issues and making recommendations to resolve
    • Partner with Engineering and other corporate cash management teams and Business stakeholders to track and deliver joint goals

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Banking experience preferably in payments, cash management and /or liquidity related functions in a product development or change management capacity
    • Experience of working with senior stakeholders
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, project management and program management skills
    • Strong stakeholder management
    • Ability to interact and influence at all levels and across functions within an organization
    • Ability to develop excellent relationships at all levels within an organization
    • Ability to balance strategic focus with tactical implementation/execution
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at the same time
    • Strong sense of detail and urgency, with the ability to motivate others to deliver
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
    • Experience in process design, BPM, LEAN/Six Sigma and/or other continuous improvement methodologies
    • Experience in both waterfall and Agile project delivery methodology strongly preferred

    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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