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Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and reputation. For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that makes business flow.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS WHO WE ARE
The Goldman Sachs Group is a bank holding company and a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs provides a wide range of services worldwide 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.
We are committed to growing our distinctive Culture and upholding our core values which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasise integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.
BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW The Listed Derivatives (LD) Control team provides Operational support to a wide variety of internal and external clients who execute on approximately 7 EMEA and 12 US Derivatives Exchanges. Regular interaction with: (external) EMEA Exchanges, Clearing Houses, Third Party Brokers, (internal) Compliance, Legal, Credit & Risk, Global Control, Client Assets, Equity Operations, FI Operations, J Aron Operations, and other areas of Listed Derivatives Operations globally. LD Control are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of books and records across the Listed Derivatives business globally.
Daily reconciliation of books and records vs CCPs for positions, transactions and cash
Intra-day margin agreement
Partnership with LDMO to resolve recurring breaks at root cause level
Monitoring of suspense accounts and resolution of all items
SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
Previous experience in a reconciliation related role preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Common sense coupled with a strong analytical and logical approach to all work undertaken
A flexible, proactive, energetic approach is essential.
A strong team player who is able to work efficiently & effectively under pressure.
Enthusiasm and a strong desire to learn are key attributes given the steep learning curve this role will provide.
A highly confident and professional approach to all work undertaken and most importantly other
members of the team.
Leadership - Strong motivation and leadership qualities, acts as role model for colleagues even without in-depth product knowledge
Functional Expertise - Keeps up-to-date with emerging business, economic, and market trends
Technical Skills - Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his/her knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial/analytical skills
Drive and Motivation - Successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely toward extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks
Client and Business Focus - Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations
Teamwork - Gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others' contributions
Communication Skills - Communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information/new ideas with others
Judgement and Problem solving - Thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives. Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues
Creativity/Innovation - Looks for new ways to improve current processes and develop creative solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value
Influencing Outcomes - Presents sound, persuasive rationale for ideas or opinions. Takes a position on issues and influences others' opinions and presents persuasive recommendations
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