• CIMD Operations – Trade Management – Business and Market Solutions – Associate – Jersey City

    Location(s) US-NJ-Jersey City
    Job ID
    2019-57992
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    Trade Management
    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.

     

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is the investment management arm of the firm. As a leading player in the asset management world, GSAM makes pioneering industry improvements a priority across all of its sectors. The Trade Management team has primary responsibility of mitigating risk throughout all aspects of trade flow, settlement, and collateral management.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    We are hiring a self-motivated individual with client relationship and project management skillsets.   The job requires gaining a comprehensive understanding of the products and services GSAM offers as well as the systems and technical processes touched by Operations and other parts of the firm.  In this role, you will interact directly with traders, portfolio managers, client services, Operations and Firm leadership, and the clients themselves.  Ability to communicate effectively and sensitively while adjusting message to the appropriate audience is a must-have.  Flexibility and adaptability is a requirement; daily responsibilities will include:

    • Meet with clients and internal client stakeholders to develop project requirements, manage expectations, and discuss timelines
    • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients and other internal stakeholders
    • Track and report progress on multiple projects
    • Develop comprehensive technical briefs to handoff to development team
    • Use and continually develop analysis, leadership, and time management skills

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of four years of professional experience
    • Knowledge of financial products, whether academically or professionally acquired
    • Ability to learn system infrastructure and be able to navigate complex technical requirements
    • Ability to manage sensitive communications internally and with external firm clients
    • Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities and to work well under pressure in a team environment
    • High level of discretion and awareness of accountability
    • Analytical skills and interest in developing problem-solving capabilities
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    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Work experience in financial services
    • Comprehension of industry agenda and platforms (e.g., DTC, SWIFT, DTCC)
    • Positive attitude and eagerness to learn

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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