Securities, Equities, SPG - Custom Baskets Trading, Analyst, Hong Kong

Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
Job ID
2020-60873
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
General, Trading
Region
Asia Except Japan
Division
Securities
Business Unit
EQ APAC Trading
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

OUR IMPACT

Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

 

YOUR IMPACT

The custom index team works closely with clients who wish to express views on market themes in a single trade. We actively monitor these opportunities and work closely with our global sales teams to structure and execute thematic linked trades on a daily basis. We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with a passion for markets and trading who is looking to challenge themselves in a multifaceted market facing trading role. The successful candidate will be empowered from day 1 to help drive profitability for the business through trading pan-Asian equities, swaps, forwards and FX with a strong emphasis in finding opportunities in market inefficiencies and delivering solutions for our clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

At its core, Synthetic Products Group (SPG) helps provided solutions for our clients, manages firm risk whilst maximizing profitability for a given set of resources. We build strong relationships with our institutional clients - we help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. We also manage our inventory and positions on the funding spread, rates and dividend curves to maximize returns. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, high-pressure environments whilst making real time decisions to help drive profitability for the business.

  • Responsibility for risk management across country index books with a particular focus on index swaps, futures and ETFs
  • Responsibility to trade funding spread volatility to maintain optimal levels of inventory for the synthetics desk
  • Responsibility to monitor opportunities in the rates, funding spread and dividend space to maximize returns and provide competitive pricing to clients
  • Work with Strats, Tech and Federation teams on enhancing the infrastructure and processes that support pricing, execution, trade flow, risk management and book optimization
  • Develop an understanding of local market regulation and the legal underpinnings of the derivatives that we trade

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in trading equity synthetics preferred
  • Strong analytical thinking and decision making skills
  • Ability to work effectively with people and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to synthesize and dissect large amounts of information in a fast paced & dynamic environment
  • Quantitative background and technical skill set

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in market making/structuring/risk managing/modeling derivative instruments
  • Understanding of funding and interest rates extremely helpful

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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