The Risk Division, as second line of defense for the firm, identifies, anticipates, measures and mitigates – whenever appropriate - the diverse array of risks that the firm faces in serving clients and operating its global businesses. Risk professionals focus on giving the firm clarity on the risk profile of our activities and devise strategies to protect the firm’s ability to serve our clients as a leader in global financial markets.
Market Risk Overview
Market Risk Specialists (MR) are part of the Risk division and are responsible for effective deployment of the firm’s market risk appetite, prudent risk management and regulatory compliance for the Firm’s market risks. This is achieved through the proactive application of expert knowledge, judgement and risk management capabilities including limit setting. Activities are centered on Risk management and analysis, transparency and escalation of Risk, Supervision and overall process improvement.
MR operates through 7 different offices around the world and work closely with many areas of the firm. MR professionals gain diverse financial experience and a broad perspective on how the entire firm functions. The interaction with numerous departments and the range of projects that ensue allow for a challenging, varied and multi-dimensional work environment
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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