Executive Office, Conflicts Resolution Group, Analyst, Hong Kong

Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
Job ID
2020-64035
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Executive Office
Region
Asia Except Japan
Division
Executive Office
Business Unit
Conflicts Resolution Group
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

 

Our Executive Office is a group of diverse teams that shapes corporate strategy, culture, and brand. Whether communicating with employees, managing our brand, or articulating our strategy to investors and analysts, our work directly impacts how the firm is viewed by a variety of crucial stakeholders. You'll be part of a team of excellent communicators who are comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. 

 

The Conflicts Resolution Group (“CRG”) is a part of the Executive Office and our group reviews GS business opportunities to ensure that potential conflicts of interest are identified, assessed and managed so as to protect client relationships, safeguard confidential information, mitigate reputational risk and ensure that we are able to fulfill our responsibilities to our clients prior to accepting a role. Additionally, in the face of competing opportunities, the CRG plays a crucial role in working with revenue generating divisions to determine which business to pursue, taking into account client relationships, profit potential, market share and reputational risk while seeking to maximize commercial opportunities for the firm globally.

 

This position will work as part of the CRG team across AsiaPac with responsibility for coordinating conflict clearance. Upon joining the team, candidates can expect a challenging and rewarding role with a steep-learing curve that requires consistent focus and follow-through, a vigilant attention to detail and provides exposure to regional and divisional leadership. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Liaising with business units (including Investment Banking Division, Merchant Banking Division, Global Markets) to gather relevant details and initiate conflict checks for situations requiring clearance
  • Analyzing transactions, researching companies and identifying potential issues during diligence of conflict checks
  • Reviewing GS investments, trading positions and exposures as part of the conflict checking process
  • Working closely with global members of the CRG, as well as other control groups such as Legal, Compliance, Business Intelligence Group, to collect relevant feedback and identify and resolve issues arising during the conflict check process while managing deal teams’ expectations around outcome and turnaround time.
  • Helping to create solutions to appropriately navigate potential conflict issues
  • Carefully monitoring the status of opportunities and proactively flag any issues that may arise post completion of the conflict check process
  • Maintaining the CRG’s proprietary database which documents and tracks situations cleared or pending clearance

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail, with the ability to process and analyze high volumes of information
  • Demonstrable ability to manage multiple projects in an efficient manner and bring them to a timely completion
  • Ability to operate in fast-paced environment with high sense of urgency / multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work in close consultation with others as part of a small team that is spread across 4 countries in the Asiapac region, and interact directly with a global group of professionals throughout the firm including senior leadership and across time zones
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to document information in a clear, precise and efficient manner
  • Strong sense of discretion with respect to highly confidential information
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a strong work ethic

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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