AMD -Fixed Income -Junior FX Execution Trader- Associate - Bengaluru

Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
Job ID
2021-76004
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Region
India
Division
Asset Management
Business Unit
Portfolio Management
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Asset Management (AMD) delivers innovative investment solutions through a global, multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique. AMD is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of AMD is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

AMD Fixed Income

The Global Fixed Income and Liquidity Solutions team within AMD is a global leader among Fixed Income Managers, with over $1 trillion in assets under supervision. We have a variety of mandates including institutional portfolios, high net worth accounts and mutual funds. We use fundamental and quantitative analyses to generate micro and macro insights, and combine these with thoughtful portfolio construction and rigorous risk management in order to achieve client outcomes.

The Currency team, part of Fixed Income is looking to hire a Junior FX Trader to work with the Trading team and Portfolio Managers (PM)

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Currency Team, who will:

  • Work closely with Traders and PMs in
    • Execution of GSAM directional alpha FX flow
    • Hedging of fixed income and equity accounts to benchmarks
    • Funding of fixed income and equity transactions via spot FX
    • Setting up and maintenance of new accounts
    • Working with Operations teams to ensure daily issues are resolved in timely fashion
    • Ensuring best execution is achieved for all of our clients
    • Improving systems i.e. work to enhance automation, minimize business risk and improve quality of execution
  • Keeping the team up to date with market movements, all compliance and regulatory developments 

Other required skills/experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (CFA preferred)
  • Knowledge and understanding of FX / Currency Markets.
  • Experience with developing tools and processes to organize and implement trading strategies.
  • Knowledge and or experience of portfolio management/trading not essential, but helpful.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly Numerate; strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • High level of attention to detail (critical), and meticulous
  • Highly motivated problem solver; Intelligent, creative, with good problem-solving abilities
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; Ability to work well under pressure with heavy workload
  • A self-starter able to work independently and thrive in a team environment

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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