Operations, Securities Division Operations, Derivative Confirmations Group, Analyst/Associate - Tokyo/Singapore

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 16 Oct 18

Operations, Securities Division Operations, Derivative Confirmations Group, Analyst/Associate - Tokyo/Singapore

Are you looking to apply your problem solving abilities and creative thinking while deepening your knowledge of derivative products and industry changes? The Tokyo Derivative Confirmations Group is looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent teamwork, organizational, communication and risk management skills. You will need to multi-task well and be able to adapt quickly to an ever-changing list of demands. The role will require extensive coordination and interaction with both various internal teams as well as external clients to manage the macro derivatives business.

Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. Alongside this vital service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm's assets and its reputation. Operations spans all product lines and markets, serving as internal business partners who develop the processes and controls and help to specify the systems that deliver accuracy, timeliness and integrity to our business.

The Tokyo Derivative Confirmations Group supports the execution of Rates and FX Derivatives across Asia markets. The team engages with the business, federation, and clients to actively manage the firm's risk and draft documentations for structured products. We foster a strong partnership with the Business to help grow the franchise business and execute on new trading strategies. There is a strong commitment to and opportunities for developing our support framework so it is optimal in its efficiency and can better service our clients' needs.


  • Build and maintain a strong Business relationship with various trading and sales desks across Asia
  • Coordinate with external clients and internal teams to resolve discrepancies and ensure the timely execution of legal confirmations
  • Prepare and review legal documentation of non-standard derivative trade documentation with Trading, Legal and outside counsel
  • Partner with Legal, Compliance and Operations team to ensure full compliance with the financial regulatory reforms
  • Support the buildout of systems and process to accommodate regulatory, industry, and new business initiatives
  • Partner with regional and global Operations teams to execute on broad base strategies and projects

  • The ideal candidate will have prior operations experience, preferably in FX and Rates Derivatives
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated confidence in communicating in a variety of forums and with varied audiences
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent team player, able to work well inside a group and broadly across an organization
  • Proven ability to organize and prioritize own workload and drive results
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel and Word
  • Proficiency in Business Level Japanese is a plus

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