Securities, FICC, CVA Trading, Analyst/Associate New York

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 20 Mar 19

Securities, FICC, CVA Trading, Analyst/Associate New York

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.

This global trading desk is responsible for pricing, and managing risk from, credit valuation adjustments (CVA) and funding valuation adjustments (FVA). The desk trades and risk manages a broad range of fixed income derivatives: interest rate products, emerging markets, credit derivatives, currencies and commodities. The role provides a broad-based exposure to credit valuation and pricing as well as macro instruments, while working closely with investment bankers, salespeople, strats, and product-specific traders across the firm. One of CVA Trading's central functions is to mitigate the "counterparty risk" for the firm arising from OTC derivatives trades with clients without collateral.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Pricing CVA and FVA for clients or underliers for the fixed income, currencies and commodities businesses
  • Hedging and managing risk from CVA and FVA
  • Calculating return on counterparty risk capital
  • Collaborating with businesses to find efficient counterparty risk and derivative funding solutions

Basic Qualifications:
  • Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification with an excellent academic record
  • Strong interest in global financial markets & derivative instruments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Quantitatively oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Solid work ethic and high levels of motivation
  • Fluent in English, additional language skills are a plus
  • Previous experience in related areas, such as corporate finance, derivatives trading and/or credit analysis

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.

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