Risk - Credit Risk - Real Estate and Structured Finance - Vice President - London Risk - Credit Risk - Real Estate and Structured  …

Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 May 21
Competitive
Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 May 21
Competitive
Risk - Credit Risk - Real Estate and Structured Finance - Vice President - London
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RISK
The Risk division is responsible for credit, market and operational risk, model risk, independent liquidity risk, and insurance throughout the firm.

Divisional Overview
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
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities
  • Lead business conversations with front office deal teams on transactions, providing credit risk steering to business on credit risk appetite on the borrower and on transaction structure, as well as upon BAU and event risk driven portfolio risk management actions to be taken
  • Provide senior credit coverage and work with the credit risk analysts on
  1. conducting in-depth analysis to assess the credit and financial strength of borrowers and counterparts in the REIT/Corporate Real Estate sector by performing fundamental credit analysis of counterparties using both quantitative and qualitative factors
  1. underwriting assets-based financing (e.g. discrete commercial real estate mortgage transactions, aviation financing or loan portfolio warehousing), including review of transactions, participate in approval process, make recommendation of appetite and assignment of regulatory and internal ratings
  • Work with Investment Banking/Financing group, Structuring, Sales & Trading, Legal, Operations and Compliance departments to approve derivatives business and ensure appropriate documentation, limits and risk mitigants
  • Stay close to performance trends of the industry and the credit risk portfolios, initiate risk-mitigating strategies and escalate to senior management as necessary
You will have the opportunity to be senior credit risk leads on two unique portfolios covering different asset classes and products (credit, equity, foreign exchange and swaps).

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years of credit risk management experience, with a background in corporate credit risk and/or commercial real estate lending and/or asset backed securities.
  • Demonstrable high self-motivation to lead and to challenge
  • Confident in leading difficult conversations with first line and in communicating complex transactions and risk situations to senior management


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities
  • Lead business conversations with front office deal teams on transactions, providing credit risk steering to business on credit risk appetite on the borrower and on transaction structure, as well as upon BAU and event risk driven portfolio risk management actions to be taken
  • Provide senior credit coverage and work with the credit risk analysts on
  1. conducting in-depth analysis to assess the credit and financial strength of borrowers and counterparts in the REIT/Corporate Real Estate sector by performing fundamental credit analysis of counterparties using both quantitative and qualitative factors
  1. underwriting assets-based financing (e.g. discrete commercial real estate mortgage transactions, aviation financing or loan portfolio warehousing), including review of transactions, participate in approval process, make recommendation of appetite and assignment of regulatory and internal ratings
  • Work with Investment Banking/Financing group, Structuring, Sales & Trading, Legal, Operations and Compliance departments to approve derivatives business and ensure appropriate documentation, limits and risk mitigants
  • Stay close to performance trends of the industry and the credit risk portfolios, initiate risk-mitigating strategies and escalate to senior management as necessary
You will have the opportunity to be senior credit risk leads on two unique portfolios covering different asset classes and products (credit, equity, foreign exchange and swaps).

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years of credit risk management experience, with a background in corporate credit risk and/or commercial real estate lending and/or asset backed securities.
  • Demonstrable high self-motivation to lead and to challenge
  • Confident in leading difficult conversations with first line and in communicating complex transactions and risk situations to senior management


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