• Risk, Credit Risk Management, Credit Research Group (CRG), Analyst, Salt Lake City

    Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Job ID
    2019-54525
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Risk Management
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Risk
    Business Unit
    Credit Risk Management
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    RISK

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

     

    Job Summary & Responsibilities

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world. 

    Credit Risk (“CR”) is a central part of the Goldman Sachs risk management framework, with primary responsibility for assessing, monitoring and managing credit risk at the Firm. CR is staffed globally with offices including New York, London, Frankfurt, Salt Lake City, Hong Kong, Warsaw and Tokyo. Understanding the credit quality of corporations, financial institutions and governments worldwide is an essential aspect of the firm’s ability to be an effective financial intermediary. Credit professionals with expertise in financial, credit and risk analysis work closely with many areas of the firm as well as clients in either an advisory or transactional capacity, offering a unique opportunity to gain a broad perspective on the activities of the Firm. 

    We partner with other divisions in the firm and externally with clients to support the firm’s wide array of banking and trading business. CR professionals are part of the value proposition of the firm and we balance our key functional responsibility of control with that of being commercial. CR has strong traditions of risk management, client service excellence and career development opportunities for our people.  

    Below you will find the role and responsibilities of a typical Credit Research Group analyst. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Counterparty Analysis and Risk Management: 
      • Write annual reviews assessing counterparties’ creditworthiness and recommend internal credit ratings
      • Build and maintain financial projection models
      • Present findings and recommendations to senior leadership and answer questions relating to analysis performed
      • Monitor counterparties for changes in creditworthiness and take appropriate action
      • Produce commentaries for senior management 
    • Other key responsibilities include: 
      • Coordinate with global colleagues in GS Risk teams as well as with other divisions 
      • Support key Risk governance and approval committees  
      • Participate in regulatory examinations

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    Preferred Qualifications

    Functional background or relevant experience in finance and accounting
    • Experience in credit analysis, ratings analysis, corporate finance and/or research desired 
    • Highly motivated with strong academic background 
    • Strong analytical and communication skills, both oral and written 
    • Team player with an ability to work effectively with colleagues in other regional offices 
    • Flexibility, ability to learn quickly 
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently

    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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