Global Markets Operations - Equities Ops - Equities Execution Svcs Ops - Associate - Bengaluru

Location(s) IN-KA-Bengaluru
Job ID
2021-69581
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Operations
Region
India
Division
Operations
Business Unit
Equities Execution Svcs Ops
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

OPERATIONS

 

Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.

 

YOUR IMPACT


Goldman Sachs is a meritocracy where you will be given all the tools to help you develop. At Goldman Sachs, you will have access to excellent training programmes designed to improve multiple facets of your skills portfolio. Our in-house training programme, ‘Goldman Sachs University’ offers a comprehensive series of courses that you will have access to as your career progresses. Goldman Sachs University has an impressive catalogue of courses which span technical, business and leadership skills training. In order to help you navigate the organisation, you could request for a mentor from outside of your immediate department. This person will be positioned to provide you with objective advice and guidance on your career development.


OUR IMPACT


Equities Execution Services (EES) is part of Securities Division Operations (SDO) and is responsible for post trade risk management for cash equity trades executed by Institutional Clients (pension funds, blue chips etc.) and providing best-in-class client service. EES partner with and support the Firm’s high and low touch cash equity Businesses and their associated execution desks which include Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading (GSET), Pan European Shares (PES) and Program Trading. In addition, EES are responsible for risk managing all cash equity executions stemming from the IBD deal flow which include new issues and accelerated book offerings. There is a close working relationship between EES and IBD Operations. The Global Cash Equities business is focused on revenue growth and is actively building out low touch electronic execution capabilities. EES are playing a key role in executing this strategy by developing strategic post trade flows and systems which enable scalable and STP processing.


BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW

 

Bengaluru EES Trade Management is responsible for the real-time risk management and processing of cash equity trades post execution. Risk is primarily managed through the allocations and confirmation process together with prematching. The Team pro-actively manage and mitigate risk stemming from sensitive and emerging markets such as buy-in and fail penalties as well as corporate action events. The Team has a high level of Client and Business interaction and has formed an active partnership with relationship managers to improve the client experience and help grow client relationships. In addition EES actively partners with Settlement Ops to assist with equity inventory management and owns the pre matching and fails management of trades on the IBD flows.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

JOB SUMMARY AND RESPONSBILITIES

  • To communicate with clients & desk to query cash equity & synthetic allocations plus to action these timely to ensure trades are allocated
  • To partner with Internal teams, trading desks & clients to manage and resolve any trade economic discrepancies to ensure due completion of the allocation process
  • To facilitate and ensure trade confirmations are sent to clients on completion of allocation process to confirm all trade economics
  • To partner and work with the trading desk & internal teams to facilitate & provide relevant information needed to enable trade execution
  • To identify, escalate & effectively manage any risk stemming from unallocated or open equity cash/synthetic trades
  • Email Management to address and resolve internal, client queries related to cash equity & synthetic allocations, confirmation & pre matching process to ensure due settlement of trades
  • Client Service: providing best-in-class client service by ensuring maintenance of service level agreements (SLAs), pro-actively managing client queries and taking ownership of client escalation
  • Risk Management: responsible for real-time risk monitoring of cash equities executions and pro-active escalation. This will involve day-to-day oversight of production process, producing and reviewing risk reporting and acting as first point of escalation for the Team. Expectation is that strong relationships are developed with the business and downstream operations teams
  • Change Management: execution of EES project and initiatives to introduce efficiency and improve the Team’s risk management framework

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Min of 4-8 years of experience in a middle office role
  • Execution Focus: proven ability to execute on production and project work
  • Risk Management: knowledge of financial and operational risk together with frameworks, tools and methods to pro-actively manage risk
  • Client Service: has a client service mindset and understands what it means to deliver gold standard client service
  • Communication: strong written and verbal communication and an ability to communicate technical information in a simple way

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prefer a Post graduate (MBA or equivalent). Alternatively can also work with candidates with a graduation degree with prior experience
  • Strong verbal communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced execution environment are two important soft skill that we expect to have in candidates for this role

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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