• Securities Trade Management - Securities Settlements - Associate - Singapore

    Location(s) SG-Singapore
    Job ID
    2019-55627
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    Securities Settlements
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    YOUR IMPACT
    Are you looking to apply your communication and problem solving skills while becoming a market expert in securities products. Our Securities Settlement team is seeking a professional who is looking to collaborate with Trading Desks, various internal teams and market participants to mitigate risks associated with the post trade processing and contribute to business enablement.  

    OUR IMPACT
    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 its 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.

    Securities Settlements is a front-to-back market-aligned team in Operations that, across multiple business lines, assess the risks associated with post trade settlement process including inventory management and exception management.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Prepare to gain a comprehensive understanding of the trade life cycle and market specifics by interacting with traders, sales, other internal clients and external market participants in order to work toward to shared goal of risk mitigation and business enablement.
    • Use your inquisitive mind set to evaluate and escalate risk items to protect the firm and its clients from market penalties or risks associated with other market events.
    • Showcase your attention to detail by ensuring all high risk trades are captured on a timely manner and optimizing the inventory management.
    • Partner with business, other Operations areas and Technology to review and improve scalability and process strategically and tactically. 
    • Grow with the team; develop a deeper understanding of complex transactions and work with our business partners to assess market changes and support new markets/products.

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree ( experience in financial services would help)
    • Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mentality paired with meticulous attention to detail.
    • Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of internal clients with differing levels of product experience.
    • Self-motivated and proactive team player who takes ownership and accountability of assignments and projects, has strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
    • Japanese language capabilities - both written and spoken as role involves interaction with Japanese speaking colleagues and clients
       

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Exposure to equity products and/or prior settlements experience

    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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