Conflicts Resolution Group-NEW YORK-Vice President-Business Conflicts

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-84198
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
Risk Governance
Region
Americas
Division
Conflicts Resolution Group
Business Unit
Conflicts Resolution Group
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

The Conflicts Resolution Group (“CRG”) is a control function whose mission is to evaluate advisory, financing, principal investing, lending and certain other activities to identify actual or perceived conflicts of interest and assess the potential reputational risks resulting from the potential intersection among new and existing roles, positions, and responsibilities that the firm may have.  CRG determines from a conflicts of interest perspective whether the revenue businesses may continue to pursue a transaction (subject to further review by CRG and other control functions and committees) and may impose limitations or conditions which are monitored by CRG. The revenue businesses are responsible for elevating to CRG potential client sensitivities or other issues that may arise from the firm accepting a new role or responsibility and are responsible for making commercial business selection decisions. CRG does not make commercial business selection decisions.  In addition, CRG, like other control functions, shares responsibility for identifying other reputational issues.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review and initiate new checks, including coordinating with businesses to ensure accuracy and completeness of information
  • Conduct due diligence of business opportunities by considering the firm’s current and historical assignments, positions and economic exposures, and other touch points with relevant transaction parties
  • Identify potential issues and report findings to the CRG
  • Monitor and update the status of previously cleared opportunities using information from public sources, deal teams, and internal reporting tools
  • Document the elements of review for each conflict check in the CRG’s propriety database

Qualifications:

  • 4 - 7 years of work experience, preferably in the financial or legal sectors
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with a high sense of urgency
  • Ability to process and analyze high volumes of information
  • Commercial savviness with ability to exercise discretion with respect to highly confidential/sensitive information
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact directly with a wide group of professionals at different levels of seniority across the firm
  • Ability to work in close coordination with others as part of a global team
  • Proactive and self-motivated mindset

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.

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