MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
The Risk Division is a team of specialists charged with managing the firm's credit, market, liquidity, and operational risk. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm's counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm's success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.
Credit Risk (CR) is responsible for managing the firm's credit exposure to its trading and lending counterparties. Leveraging its extensive expertise in financial, credit and risk analysis, CR ensures that credit exposure to our counterparts is managed within the firm's risk appetite. Staffed with more than 400 professionals, CR operates through 12 different offices around the world and credit professionals work closely with many areas of the firm. Given this structure, CR professionals gain diverse financial experience and a broad perspective on how the entire firm functions. The interaction with numerous departments and the range of projects that ensue allow for a challenging, varied and multi-dimensional work environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Assess the credit and financial strength of the firm's corporate borrowers and counterparts by performing fundamental credit analysis of counterparties using both quantitative and qualitative factors
Review and approve loan transactions, determine appetite and regulatory ratings, monitor credit trends in the portfolio
Analyze the credit implications on corporate clients of various financial transactions including debt, equity and hybrid offerings, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and share repurchases
Coordinate with Investment Banking/Financing group, Sales & Trading, Legal, Operations and Compliance departments to approve derivatives business and ensure appropriate documentation, limits and risk mitigants to protect against a counterpart default and minimize potential losses
Analyze the risks inherent in the products GS transacts, including lending, trading and derivative products
Perform sector analysis regularly in order to assess portfolio concentration or trends
Monitor, manage and report exposures at a counterpart, product and portfolio level
Minimum of 7 years of credit risk management experience, with a background in corporate credit risk
Significant experience in investment banking products including loan products and derivatives
Demonstrable track record of independent decision making and the ability to steer client and business negotiations
Strong familiarity with regulatory rating requirements and application of such guidance
Strong documentation (loan and/or derivatives), analytical, presentational and communication skills required
Must be able to lead and motivate engaged and diverse deal team, providing guidance to and supervision of junior members of the team
Must be able to communicate at the most senior levels
Teamwork Gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others' contributions
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. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2019. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.