Global Markets, Strategic Linear Trading/Structuring, London, Aso/VP Global Markets, Strategic Linear  …

Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Global Markets, Strategic Linear Trading/Structuring, London, Aso/VP
Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative work spaces and mindfulness classes to working from home and flexible work options, we offer our people the support they need to reach their goals in and outside the office. We are open to considering requests for flexible working
Divisional Overview:

The professionals in our Global Markets Division help institutional clients, including fund managers, financial service providers and large corporations, buy and sell financial instruments on exchange around the world. From developing trading strategies to the final clearing and execution of transactions, our professionals provide insights and strategies that help clients achieve their goals.


The Strategic Equity Linear business is focused on delivering bespoke solutions around equity positions to a wide range of the firm's clients including corporations, family offices/ UHNWIs, sovereign wealth funds and hedge funds. The solutions are driven by client objectives which can vary from acquisition to financing and disposal.

Ideal candidates for this role are intellectually curious self-starters who enjoy working with different challenges and developing client solutions in and around strategic situations. Attention to details is crucial as well as the ability to deal with complex transactions.

The role would appeal to anyone who is attracted by the idea of working on a trading floor and at the same time, sitting at a dynamic intersection between GMD, IBD and PWM.

You will join the Strategic Equity Linear trading desk as a junior trader. You will be involved in a variety of tasks including the daily management of the positions in the books and pricing & structuring of financing transactions (such as margin loans, total return swaps and other financing products)

  • Work within a team of equity derivative traders and structurers
  • Work with sales teams across the GMD, IBD and PWM to develop an understanding of the needs and objectives of clients and in time, build client relationships
  • Connect dots between business opportunities, sales teams and clients, leveraging ideas from one set of client types to another
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders and develop a grounding in the legal, tax, accounting and credit aspects of transactions
  • Develop technical skillset and product expertise
  • Operate within an environment committed to excellence and delivering the highest standards
  • Experience in front office trading/structuring/sales
  • Good understanding of derivatives and corporate finance
  • Excellent people and communication skills. The ability to build relationships across the firm is essential
  • Attention to details while at the same time being able to analyse complex situations
  • Strong analytical ability and willingness to learn across a diverse range of topics
  • Highly motivated with a proactive approach to solving problems and identifying opportunities
  • Proficiency with Excel


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

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