• Securities Settlements Analyst - Warsaw

    Location(s) PL-Warsaw
    Job ID
    2019-57059
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    Securities Settlements
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    Are you looking to apply your quantitative skills while deepening your understanding of securities products?


    Securities Settlements team in Warsaw is seeking a professional who is looking to collaborate with the Business, Agent Banks and Custodians, and a broad range of Operations support teams to mitigate settlement risks and increase business opportunities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    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. Operations supports the Securities, Investment Management and Investment Banking Divisions of the Firm. Securities Settlements Department manages the procedural, risk and reporting functions involved in the trade settlement process across multiple Firm entities in EMEA. Trade settlement covers multiple product types and is inclusive of ‘vanilla’ bilateral trading; Syndicate Deals and client account asset transfers. As market regulations evolve, the team works to ensure proper controls are in place to mitigate risk, and strives to enhance the Firm’s technology infrastructure to meet new client business requirements.


    HOW WILL YOU FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    Prepare to gain a comprehensive understanding of the trade and settlement lifecycle by interacting with multiple Trading Desks, Securities Lending, Custodian banks, Prime Services, Private Wealth Management, Asset Servicing, Middle Office, Global Control, Funding Operations, and other global Operations teams in order to work toward the shared goal of risk mitigation

    • Showcase your attention to detail; risk manage day-to-day settlement activities while providing exceptional client service
    • Use your inquisitive mindset to identify control weaknesses and areas to improve efficiencies within the settlement lifecycle
    • Leverage your quantitative skills to decompose trending analysis and propose creative robust solutions. Understand process flows and market requirements to help direct global convergence strategies; and implement process improvements by partnering with Technology
    • Ensure risk, control and service level requirements are maintained
    • Build on commercial effectiveness between firm desks and settlements while maintaining control/risk based judgment


    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • 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 projects, has strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively manage competing priorities
    • Flexible and able to work under time critical constraints and execute to deadlines in a high pressure environment
    • Self-starter – Ability and motivation to learn new functions quickly
    • Demonstrate accountability, integrity and quality of work 
    • Experience in project planning, coordination and implementation

     

    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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