Fixed Income, Liquidity Solutions, Junior Trader- Analyst/Associate

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 20 Oct 18

Fixed Income, Liquidity Solutions, Junior Trader- Analyst/Associate

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) 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. GSAM is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of GSAM is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.

Liquidity Solutions (LS) within Global Fixed Income & Currency (GFI) is seeking an analyst or associate to join the portfolio management team. The individual will become an integral part of the trading desk, interacting closely with the portfolio managers of GFI, salespeople, trading counterparties, operations, controllers and technology. The Liquidity Solutions team is split between London and New York.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Principal Responsibilities:

  • Support Portfolio Managers with daily responsibilities including trade entry, trade settlement, fund accounting and reconciliation, yield confirmation, and portfolio pricing
  • Working with many groups including operations, IT, shareholder services and external custodians for both day-to-day issues as well as longer term projects
  • Coordinate and evaluate proper business controls and focus on the implementation of them
  • Repo and time deposit trading

Basic Qualifications:
  • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of financial markets for example repo's, overnight markets, yield curves
  • Eagerness to learn about short-term debt markets, trading strategies and portfolio management
  • Strong ability to build and maintain professional relationships
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, transaction-oriented environment
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Mathematical background preferred