• Securities - Commodities Sales - Analyst - Calgary

    Location(s) CA-AB-Calgary
    Job ID
    2019-57530
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    FICC Americas Sales
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    SECURITIES

    Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Job Summary & Responsibilities

    The Securities Division enables our clients to buy and sell financial products, raise funding and manage risk. We make markets and facilitate client transactions in fixed income, equity, currency and commodity products. In addition, we make markets in and clear client transactions on major stock, options and futures exchanges worldwide. Through our global sales force, we maintain relationships with our clients, receiving orders and distributing investment research, trading ideas, market information and analysis.

     

    The Commodities business helps clients manage risk across a range of commodities and our clients include corporations, investors, commodity trading houses and other financial institutions.

     

    The Energy sales desk works with a range of corporate clients primarily located across North America in order to help them manage price risks associated with energy products. The team works in conjunction with trading to price and execute transactions involving financial derivatives and physical commodities.

     

    An analyst on the commodities sales desk has various responsibilities while working extensively with customers and supporting the internal sales team. Analyst responsibilities range from updating customers on day to day movements in the market to performing statistical analysis to executing trades.  Commodities sales analysts are expected to be well informed about the markets, proficient with our internal tools and be able to successfully articulate views to our customers. Facility with math and the ability to analyze new information quickly is essential. In all cases, analysts must possess a keen desire to learn. As the commodities markets are uniquely impacted by world events, sales analysts should be inquisitive about the political and economic climate and understand how geopolitical events impact our markets. Sales analysts have the opportunity to earn responsibility quickly. By staying on top of the market and leveraging internal resources around you, commodities sales analysts are in a unique position to gain client exposure in a challenging market at a very early stage in their career.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Support primary Sales coverage in structuring, pricing and executing derivative and physical transactions
    • Understanding market fundamentals and trends and communicating information to clients
    • Interacting with Credit, Legal and Ops teams internally to help enhance client experience and seamless trade execution
    • Collect, manage and analyze data related to industry trends and client trading activity
    • Create presentation materials which will be used for existing and prospective client meetings

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 2+ years experience, ideally with exposure to energy
    • Strong academic record with minimum Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or other relevant disciplines
    • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving ability
    • Ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities and work well under pressure
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Background or knowledge of the commodity markets is a plus

    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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